Are you a victim of Pregnenolone Steal? If you have ANY hormonal problems, fatigue or chronic illness- then it's likely that you are!
It is a phenomenon where the 'superhormone' pregnenolone is used as the raw material to make the stress hormone cortisol instead of YOUR other hormones- such as thyroid hormones and sex hormones. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so take a look at the picture below.
Pregnenolone (NOT the same as Progesterone- one of the female hormones) is the hormone that is required for your body to make all other hormones in your body:
But when you are under stress, the high cortisol levels produced in the adrenal glands get first shot at the 'raw material' of pregnenolone
to get you through the stressful period. Stress is supposed to last a short time, but many of you perceive CONSTANT stress and this puts you into a continual state of Pregnenolone Steal.
Over time, this constant lowered production of cortisol leaves you with depleted thyroid hormones and depleted sex hormones- and that leaves you tired, with a low libido and possibly even diagnosed with Symptoms of Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome- classic presentations of Adrenal Fatigue with pregnenolone steal.
If that describes YOU, then it's likely that you have at least some degree of Adrenal Gland Fatigueor adrenal exhaustion. Not a fun situation to be in.
Don't bother asking your doctor if your thyroid problems or your low libido is from adrenal gland fatigue, he'll think that you are crazy. The vast majority of doctors simply do not believe in it- unless your adrenal glands are not working at all. But to them, this is all nice theory, but it's not something that patients can actually HAVE and feel better if they fix it.
But that is nonsense, Adrenal Gland Fatigue is a real phenomenon. There is even a perfectly acceptable test that researchers use in order to study the adrenal glands of people under stress. This easy and painless Adrenal Function Test is sent right to your house and is done using saliva samples tested throughout the day.
If you have thyroid or sex hormone issues that were PRECEDED by a large amount of stress in your life- then Pregnenolone Steal and Adrenal Gland Fatigue are likely to be your problem! Keep reading to see how you can find out for sure...
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