... My fear is I'm suffering from adrenal burnout. ... (6 replies)
... After being so sick for over a yr I went to a Chiro who also does testing & herbs. He did the BP test & sd I have adrenal burnout & told me to take the herbs I mentioned in the title. My problem is even after taking them for awhile now, my sleeping is so bad can't get to sleep & when I do keep waking up during the night, peeing alot & getting up finally at 5:45am. My hip area... (5 replies)
... Can Adrenal Burnout or Low Thyroid cause these problems? ... (1 replies)
Relax. While I was reading about your situation, I could not help but think of my own situation. I too am being tested for Adrenal Insufficiency / Hemochromatosis. I've been to a dozen doctors (Infectious Disease, GI, Urologist, IM.. now Endocrinologist).
My fear is .. I contracted an Infectious Disease...and passed along to the Mrs (who I love along w/... (6 replies)
... f a day. When I left the hospital they had me on 5 mg. and I slowly weened off that. I'm back off the steroids but alot of my symptoms I can't tell if they are adrenal or thyroid. My last tests in November showed love cortezol levels but I have not had any kind of "attack" like when I found out about this problem. ... (6 replies)
... Dear Chris/Senior Vet.
My name is maire and I have had addissons Disease for the past 3 years, however over the last 6 months my addreanal have tried to come back on their own. I have had horrible side effects from the cortef and have had gained 20 pounds. What is out there naturaly that I can do to strenthen my adrenal. I have now begun to have thyroid problems hypo. I... (6 replies)
... I felt stupid doing it, but I brought up that I read about a pupil test online for adrenal insufficiency. Shine a light in your eye for 30 seconds, if it constricts, it's normal, if it dilates, it's not. ... (2 replies)
... Hello I was diagnosed with addisons in 06. The Dr then said I din't have it, my level was a 0.01 from the steroid injections I had been getting in my back from a bulging disc. I again feel like I did then, weak, tired all the time, weight loss, my hair is falling out more than usual. No matter what I do I can not get that energy level back. I have that same pain in my mid... (0 replies)
... Oh and I was told when I was a teen that I had adrenal burnout? ... (1 replies)
... If someone were to have a high dhea level "going by saliva test here" does this mean they are on the verge of adrenal burnout? ... (11 replies)
... This all is SO confusing. I have been dx'd with adrenal "burnout" or adrenal failure as my doc calls it. He says I don't have Addison's because I don't have adrenal antibodies. Dr. says it's pituitary related. ... (1 replies)
... Chris / Members:
Another frustrating moment... went to one of THE BEST infectious disease docs. He told my problems were in my head and perscribed PAXIL.
I really do -- GIVE UP.
I'm done. If I die from a disease... I tried my best to identify what's wrong with me. I have constant abdominal pain....nerveous stomach....dry eye / mouth / skin....redness at the tip of... (6 replies)
... Chris/Board Members:
Thanks for your replies.
I was tested for Lyme in September - results were NEGATIVE.
I am off to see an other ID doc tomorrow. Any other thoughts or tests I should have done?
Being I've been tested for every bacterial and viral infection under the sun... I should look at fungal infections (i.e. candida). (6 replies)
The doctor did point out that my Insulin was high (28.4) - should be below 17. But she blew it off like it was not a big deal.
I am at a loss and don't know where to turn next.
All I know is I'm not feeling well (weak / nervous / dry mouth / dry eyes / dry skin / abdominal pain / avoiding people) and I'm very frustrated.
I am going to try an... (6 replies)
I went to an Endocrinologist last week. My blood tests results were "normal". Know I'm really confused and lost.
My cortisol levels were 19.2 ug/dl. My blood was drawn at 4PM. On the labs the range is supposed to be 3 to 17 between 4 and 6 PM / 4 to 22 between the 8 and 10AM.
My insulin was high 28.4.
Yet my doctor thinks everything is OK. ... (6 replies)