Addison's Disease or Hypoadrenia Supplement Protocol


Hypoadrenia means low functioning adrenal glands, a malady which expresses itself in a myriad of symptoms that are interrelated with hormone issues and blood sugar problems (hypoglycemia) that often overlap. In fact there is a very similar malady, Adrenal Fatigue that has many of the same essential symptoms and treatments as Hypoadrenia, but with slightly different protocols to address several specific symptoms that are different.

Once you have Hypoadrenia and the cycle continues, it’s difficult to manage. Thankfully we have great supplemental support for this (below)!  Getting consistent sleep to balance your natural hydrocortisone is key to getting better.


Are there common symptoms of Hypoadrenia?

Most notable symptoms of Hypoadrenia include:

  • A vicious cycle of chronic fatigue oscillations – when you are supposed to be sleeping you are overexcited & awake, when  you are supposed to be awake in a functioning state you are instead tired/sleepy and weak.
  • Irritability, nervousness, anxiety, excessive worrying, indecisiveness, weepiness, hysteria
  • Sensitivity to cold, cold hands and feet
  • Weakness, light-headedness, vertigo
  • Low blood pressure, poor circulation & thus heart palpitations
  • Loss of appetite
  • Craving for primarily salt & sometimes sweets
  • Dry skin, sparse hair
  • Slouching posture
  • Specific For Women: PMS, menstrual irregularities, miscarriage, infertility, ovarian dysfunction
  • Specific For Men: low sperm count, enlarged breasts


Hypoadrenia Symptoms Reversed via Supplements?Being part of the endocrine system, the adrenal glands work in conjunction with the thyroid, pituitary, and hypothalamus glands. If any one of these glands begins to malfunction, the effects often ripple through other endocrine glands (and eventually the whole body), making it difficult to tell which one is actually the true source of the problem.  So remember to treat the entire HPA (Hypothalamus Pituitary Adrenal) axis & thyroid when healing adrenal problems.  The protocol you will find below will rebuild your entire hormonal system and thus your whole body.  And remember with every protocol you will find on this website we recommend you add the General Daily Health Pack which includes a whole food Multivitamin: Catalyn, Trace Minerals B12 & Tuna Omega-3 which you should have as a basis of nutrition everyday.

For people who have experienced adrenal problems it’s difficult to describe in words.  I think all adrenal patients would conclude they would do anything to get better.  Many adrenal patients, even those on the verge of fatal outcomes, have recovered beautifully from using the supplement, diet & exercise advice you will find here.  Along with the supplements, it’s important to get consistent sleep, to reduce stress & simplify your life (in whatever means necessary, this is your life we’re talking about), low intensity exercise (like walking or yoga or swimming, etc), eliminate or at least reduce refined sugar & carbohydrates in your diet.

If you don’t feel symptoms of anxiety, but are otherwise battling chronic fatigue, then you should check out our protocol for Addison’s Disease or Adrenal Exhaustion here.

Hypoadrenia Protocol

Hypoadrenia however we do not recommend nutritional support for non-patients using generic protocols. To access our Patient-Only content on The Forbidden Doctor website, you must start by filling out our Symptom Survey. Dr. Stockwell and his staff will review and provide customized supplement protocols for each new patient entering our practice. These personalized protocols will save you money immediately by guiding you to only the supplements you need. Once you are a patient who has been evaluated, you will be granted access to the Patient Portal and all of our Symptom Library protocols, including this one. There will also be a treasure trove of forbidden information that’s been kept from you for at least 90 years.

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Ageless Thyroid (3, twice a day) Loops the HPA Hormonal Axis back together.Drenamin (6) Has the instructions to rebuild the Adrenal gland.
Cataplex B (6) For energy and to feed the nervous system.
Super-EFF (1) Essential fatty acids for the nervous system.
Licorice High Grade liquid (Dilute 2.5 mL (approx. 1/2 teaspoon) in water twice per day) Contraindicated in high blood pressure, edema (water retention), congestive heart failure, low blood potassium, pregnancy and lactation. Promotes healthy adrenal gland function and normal bowel movements.
Rehmannia Complex (3 tabs) Supports liver health, is an effective toxin removal, supports autoimmune conditions and relieves temporary mild joint pain.
Eleuthero (4 tabs) Improves physical and mental vitality
Korean Ginseng liquid (Dilute 2.5 mL (approx. 1/2 teaspoon) in water twice per day) Promotes vitality and stamina and works as a tonic to benefit the entire body.
Desiccated Adrenal – For severe fatigue, only needed for two months.

Questions about this protocol? Why not ask Dr. Jack and Mary directly? They will respond to patient texts at 801-556-1477 and emails to info@forbiddendoctor.com. There are no “dumb questions” and you can expect absolute discretion and privacy.
  • The protocol above is designed to address your issues at the foundational level, and not to treat disease. This means, in our opinion, most of our health problems, short of accident or trauma, are of a dietary nutritional deficiency. The listed protocol or supplement provides your body with essential micro and macronut­­­­rients to help and assist normal nutritional balance.
  • Daily dosage are in ( ) parenthesis for most protocols; for example (6) means take 6 per day, but spread it out by taking half in the morning and half in the evening. Some protocols will have more specific instructions to follow.
  • Medi-Herb products, shown in italics, often speed healing response and should be considered for most protocols unless contraindicated.
  • We recommend adding the General Health Daily Fundamentals pack to each protocol. This adds in the critical foundational nutrition each protocol needs. It contains Catalyn––an entirely whole-food and glandular broad-spectrum multivitamin, Trace Minerals-B12, and Tuna Omega-3 pearls for your DHA and EPA omega 3 fatty acids daily requirements.
  • Spacing out the daily doses throughout the day improves absorption and is strongly recommended.
  • Most supplements should be taken with food except for PMG’s, most calcium products, Gastrex, Chlorophyll Complex™, Okra Pepsin E3, Cholocol II and Zymex II. Also, most herbs work more efficiently if taken away from food.
  • Be advised that these nutritional and herbal products are not intended as a primary therapy for any disease, but rather to provide nutritional and herbal support to help normalize body physiology and repair.


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The products mentioned in our podcasts and/or protocols on this website are not intended to take the place of medical care that you can get from a licensed medical physician. They are intended as nutritional support to help support the structure and function of your body and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or even prevent any disease. It is provided as nutritional information to support your body.

This website is not intended to provide medical advice and nothing in it should be construed as a therapeutic recommendation or prescription for treating any disease or symptom; they are provided for nutritional support only. No person should attempt self-diagnosis of a disease or self-treatment of any kind, but use these protocols for nutritional support only, and they should not discontinue any medication or therapy or make any health-related decisions without the advice of a licensed medical physician.

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