Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and HPA Axis Dysfunction

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and HPA Axis Dysfunction

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and HPA Axis Dysfunction HPA axis dysfunction is not yet included as part of the diagnostic process for those who are suspected to have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, however recent research suggests that HPA axis dysfunction is a common experience among individuals who have CFS. The HPA axis (Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis) serves as our body’s control center for stress responses. When an individual reacts to a specific stressor, his body will release hormones such as cortisol, which is the primary stress hormone, along with aldosterone and DHEA or dehydroepiandrosterone.…

Decision Fatigue – Mental Fatigue What Is The Difference ?

Decision Fatigue - Mental Fatigue What Is The Difference ?

Decision Fatigue – Mental Fatigue Have you experienced making a decision only to find yourself regretting it the very next day? Sure, if circumstances changed or new information means that you would have made a different decision had you known, this would be perfectly understandable. However, if you answered yes and wondered why you made that decision in the first place, then it could be that you were experiencing ‘decision fatigue’. What is Decision Fatigue? When we are in a mindful, alert state and our mind is operating near its…