Do you overreact to even the slightest-irritation or need caffeine to jumpstart your day. Do you ever feel “weird but tired?”  While these may be the symptoms most often associated with burnout. If cortisol and other stress hormones are elevated on  a regular basis, you may experience these less obvious clues that your adrenals are in crisis mode.


  • Abdominal discomfort or pain
  • Anxiety or apprehension
  • Apathy
  • Appetite changes
  • Bowel changes
  • Compulsive or obsessive behavior
  • Confusion
  • Craving for sweets
  • Depression
  • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Difficulty with memory
  • Dizziness upon standing
  • Excessive sleepiness
  • General feeling of weakness or fatigue
  • Headches
  • Heart palpitations
  • Increased heart rate
  • Insomnia
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of body hair
  • Muscle aches, pain
  • Skin reactions (eczema. hives)
  • Sore throat
  • Unexplained weight loss

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