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Wired and Tired: Fixing Adrenal Burnout with Dr. Elizabeth Boham The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

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Wired and Tired: Fixing Adrenal Burnout | This episode is brought to you by Starseed and Joovv
You have likely heard the term “adrenal fatigue.” We commonly associate this term with the feelings of extreme fatigue, hormonal dysregulation, and other physical symptoms that can occur from chronic stress. More accurately, we can look to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis for the cause of these discomforts. If you have chronic stress, your adrenals get beat up, and your energy plummets and it becomes difficult to manage your life. You could feel tired and wired, all at the same time. All these are clues that you could have an imbalance of your HPA axis.
In this episode, Dr. Hyman sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Boham to discuss the signs of HPA axis dysfunction and how to support your HPA axis to reverse burnout. They also share patient cases that they have treated.
Elizabeth Boham is a physician and nutritionist who practices functional medicine at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, MA. Through her practice and lecturing she has helped thousands of people achieve their goals of optimum health and wellness. She witnesses the power of nutrition every day in her practice and is committed to training other physicians to utilize nutrition in healing. Dr. Boham has contributed to many articles and wrote the latest chapter on Obesity for the Rankel Textbook of Family Medicine. She is part of the faculty of the Institute for Functional Medicine and has been featured on the Dr. Oz show and in a variety of publications and media including Huffington Post, The Chalkboard Magazine, and Experience Life. Her DVD Breast Wellness: Tools to Prevent and Heal from Breast Cancer explores the functional medicine approach to keeping your breasts and whole body well.
This episode is sponsored by Starseed and Joovv.
This episode is sponsored by Starseed. Save 20% on your Starseed order at Amazon.com/Starseed by using the code 20MARKHYMAN at checkout. Be sure to try their seeds, Omega oil, and butters.
Ever since I’ve been using Joovv’s at-home red-light therapy devices, I’ve noticed I get deeper, more restful sleep and I feel more energized and focused during the day. Go to Joovv.com/farmacy and use the code FARMACY for an exclusive discount on Joovv’s newest devices.
In this conversation, Dr. Hyman and Dr. Boham discuss:

Symptoms of adrenal fatigue and HPA axis dysfunction
Acute vs. chronic stress
The stages of adrenal burnout
Cortisol level testing
The connection between your circadian rhythm and adrenal health
Stress-causing and stress-reducing foods
Why balancing your blood sugar is so important
Effectively discharging stress
Supplements to support the HPA axis
Emerging psychedelic therapies
Additional Resources
Are You Suffering From Adrenal Dysfunction?
https://drhyman.com/blog/2017/05/26/suffering-adrenal-dysfunction/
Wired, Tired, and Stressed? How Understanding Your HPA Axis Could be the Key to Achieving Optimal Health with Dr. Zandra Palma
https://drhyman.com/blog/2020/04/16/bb-ep103/
Dr. Hyman’s Sleep Master Class
https://drhyman.com/sleep
Biology of Belief
https://www.brucelipton.com/books/biology-of-belief
Molecules Of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine
http://candacepert.com/books/
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
https://www.robertsapolskyrocks.com/reading-materials.html


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Wired and Tired: Fixing Adrenal Burnout | This episode is brought to you by Starseed and Joovv
You have likely heard the term “adrenal fatigue.” We commonly associate this term with the feelings of extreme fatigue, hormonal dysregulation, and other physical symptoms that can occur from chronic stress. More accurately, we can look to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis for the cause of these discomforts. If you have chronic stress, your adrenals get beat up, and your energy plummets and it becomes difficult to manage your life. You could feel tired and wired, all at the same time. All these are clues that you could have an imbalance of your HPA axis.
In this episode, Dr. Hyman sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Boham to discuss the signs of HPA axis dysfunction and how to support your HPA axis to reverse burnout. They also share patient cases that they have treated.
Elizabeth Boham is a physician and nutritionist who practices functional medicine at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, MA. Through her practice and lecturing she has helped thousands of people achieve their goals of optimum health and wellness. She witnesses the power of nutrition every day in her practice and is committed to training other physicians to utilize nutrition in healing. Dr. Boham has contributed to many articles and wrote the latest chapter on Obesity for the Rankel Textbook of Family Medicine. She is part of the faculty of the Institute for Functional Medicine and has been featured on the Dr. Oz show and in a variety of publications and media including Huffington Post, The Chalkboard Magazine, and Experience Life. Her DVD Breast Wellness: Tools to Prevent and Heal from Breast Cancer explores the functional medicine approach to keeping your breasts and whole body well.
This episode is sponsored by Starseed and Joovv.
This episode is sponsored by Starseed. Save 20% on your Starseed order at Amazon.com/Starseed by using the code 20MARKHYMAN at checkout. Be sure to try their seeds, Omega oil, and butters.
Ever since I’ve been using Joovv’s at-home red-light therapy devices, I’ve noticed I get deeper, more restful sleep and I feel more energized and focused during the day. Go to Joovv.com/farmacy and use the code FARMACY for an exclusive discount on Joovv’s newest devices.
In this conversation, Dr. Hyman and Dr. Boham discuss:

Symptoms of adrenal fatigue and HPA axis dysfunction
Acute vs. chronic stress
The stages of adrenal burnout
Cortisol level testing
The connection between your circadian rhythm and adrenal health
Stress-causing and stress-reducing foods
Why balancing your blood sugar is so important
Effectively discharging stress
Supplements to support the HPA axis
Emerging psychedelic therapies
Additional Resources
Are You Suffering From Adrenal Dysfunction?
https://drhyman.com/blog/2017/05/26/suffering-adrenal-dysfunction/
Wired, Tired, and Stressed? How Understanding Your HPA Axis Could be the Key to Achieving Optimal Health with Dr. Zandra Palma
https://drhyman.com/blog/2020/04/16/bb-ep103/
Dr. Hyman’s Sleep Master Class
https://drhyman.com/sleep
Biology of Belief
https://www.brucelipton.com/books/biology-of-belief
Molecules Of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine
http://candacepert.com/books/
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
https://www.robertsapolskyrocks.com/reading-materials.html


See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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