iHerb Customer Reviews
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Fixed my health problems
Posted by 4812025737787878150 on Mar 22, 2014
I was having digestion issues for 5+ years. Food intolerances, anxiety, poor sleep, nervousness and on and on. Several doctors coule not help me. A few naturopaths susspected the digestion issues as the root of my problems. Candida was a term. I took all those antifungals and probiotics, spend several houndred Euros an them but nothing worked. I actually got worse. Then i finally met a naturopath who talked about the term 'adrenal fatigue'. I had not heard about that before. So she suggested to run some test and i was diagnosed with mild adrenal fatigue. First she gave me some homeopathic tinctures. They helped a bit but they were too weak. Then the said I coule try some adrenal extract and proposed this product. After taking this for 2 weeks I saw improvement in my digestion I had not seen since getting ill. Then I knew all my problems were caused by adrenal fatigue. This was like the Aha moment. Beside taking a pill I chamged my lifestyle. So do not expect to live a stress life and get a pill to fix all your issued. That will not work. Good sleep being the most important thing. I still take this now after having started 2 months ago. I take it in conjunction with a herbal formula called adrenal optimizer. I can eat almost everything now without trouble. I have more energy and my body temperature is warm again. But if I have stressfull days in a row, sleep bad and do not eat right I can feel symptoms coming back. So watch your lifestyle. This pill is just a support.
Excellent for Adrenal Fatigue BUT...
Posted by MichaelLabib on Oct 26, 2013
This is an excellent supplement if your Adrenals are fatigued, but this product has been processed to remove all hormones. Frankly, I couldn't tolerate other Adrenal Cortex products. I contacted Thorne and they confirmed that this product is without hormones, thus it would nourish your Adrenals without affecting your hormones. Start with 1 cap for the first few days, then take 1 with breakfast and 1 with lunch, increase your dose to 2 after a week and so on until you take 6 or 8 daily. Then if you still need support, start supplementing DHEA and Pregnenolone. A Cortisol Saliva Test is recommended before all that, but you can take this product without the test since ithas no hormones. Please visit my page for more reviews Good luck
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Best Caps EVER !!!!
Posted by Sickness-ELIMINATOR on Aug 11, 2013
For those of us who are Adrenal/Thyroid Patient Advocates, we have learned that until the adrenals are supported and working well, nothing else in the body will. Many people wonder why their thyroid meds aren't working and causing them more problems than they should...we know now that until the adrenals are up to snuff, thyroid meds are useless, just hanging around in the blood and not being utilized at the cellular level. This THORNE RESEARCH product is a good boost of adrenal support and will help the body bring malfunctioning adrenals back to life. It takes a while, but eventually this product will heal them, if they just need a little work. For those of you who don't know about vitamins, Thorne Research is one of the best companies to purchase from! They are sometimes more expensive, but their products are pure and they use quality ingredients (including the construction of their delivery system capsule). It is a lot to explain, but this is a great vitamin. Worth every penny. . . . . You can find other products I use on my Page! I use only products that have Scientifically Proven benefits.
Posted by 5744904190104413627 on Jan 17, 2015
I have used this product in conjunction with Natural Sources, Raw Thyroid to help manage life-long adrenal fatigue and low thyroid activity. I am taking three capsules a day and have noticed an improvement from day one and especially noticeable by day three. Within a week my low body temperature was consistently rising (starting from an average daily of around three quarters of a degree Celsius below normal). Feeling more normal for the first time in my life at age 56... better late than never. If you have adrenal fatigue and/or low thyroid activity then yes you should give these supplements a shot.
Posted by 5469296419755366821 on Oct 10, 2012
This is fantastic with Cortrex and Cortine at restoring the adrenals in an efficient way through cascading all the other organs and functions responsible for regenerating them!!!! LOVE IT! A must for anyone who has depleted themselves through stress and constant high-pressure jobs! :)
Only for mild adrenal fatigue!
Posted by Northerner on Jul 22, 2016
First of all, I don't like the term "Adrenal Fatigue" because it can mean anything from high cortisol to low cortisol or high DHEA and high cortisol etc. I prefer the word "Hypoadrenia". If you have mild hypoadrenia (slighly low cortisol or low morning cortisol and high afternoon cortisol) this supplement may do wonders for you. But if you have advanced hypoadrenia (very low cortisol all day long), watch out of adrenal cortex supplements! You can try them but be careful. I have CFS with advanced hypoadrenia and every Adrenal Cortex supplement I have tried, act as a stimulant for first 1-2 days and also gives me headache. Third day they make me more fatigued than ever.
One of the best supplements on the market
Posted by Reviewer3320551 on Nov 27, 2012
This product has really improved my adrenal fatigue from mercury toxicity. Works immediately and I really notice a difference if I don't take it for a day. A+ product.
Posted by 5164720073768635172 on May 31, 2014
This product seems to work well, but I feel I will try the cortine next, otherwise I would have to take too many of these to get the energy I need. One warning about iherb in general that I have is this: I order a lot of products from iherb with no problems, but it seems once every 6 months, or so when I cancel an order I don't always get the money credited back to my account. This is happening right now and when you message them they say the money wasn't taken out, but it was. So just keep an eye on that. It happened to me once before and I had to contact my bank and they gave me the money back and sent iherb the account info showing the debit. Just wanted to let other customers know that this can happen.
Great for Adrenal Fatigue
Posted by 5638838311098371667 on Oct 11, 2016
I've been struggling with Adrenal Fatigue for about 3 years, and have been very sensitive to supplements (most make me feel much worse, and some make me feel better for a short while, then gradually worse again). This is the first supplement which has helped me to not only feel better (more energy, less anxiety, easier to get up in the morning), but feel that I am healing the condition rather than just managing my symptoms. I am using one capsule per day with breakfast, in conjunction with high doses of pH neutral vitamin C spread throughout the day. I'm very thankful to Thorne for this great product.
Baby Got (Energy) Back!
Posted by 4960994278595499263 on May 01, 2012
I have been suffering from adrenal fatigue for YEARS. My energy has drastically increased after only a week of taking this! Hopefully my symptoms will keep decreasing!