... I was reading some of the posts regarding kidney and adrenal or pituitary problems and found them very interesting. Similar symptoms so I think I will get it checked out. ... (93 replies)
... Dr. Brownstein in particular who has written several books about balancing thyroid, adrenal and ovarian hormones... ... (8 replies)
... Sure, My Symptoms ara as follows;
Shortness of breath
extreme fatigue, exhuastion
light headness, dizzyness
feelings of anxiety
hyper glycemia with unusual sugar levels after eating, many time very high, in the 200 range. on some ocassion it goes low, and i have an hypoglycemia episode, this has been rare though
rapid weight... (93 replies)
... on a domestic call at work when I suddenly became very dizzy. I began to feel like I couldnt breath very well and had to go home. when I got home I began to get tremors and shake. I went to the emergancy room where I was tested and sent home with no relief. ... (93 replies)
... infection of Lyme. There are many of us on the board that have secondary adrenal Insuf. due to Lyme. It destroys the adrenals and the thryroid. And causes alot of neurological problems. ... (14 replies)
... weight loss, heart palpitations, and near total fatigue. After many blood draws, ct scans, MRIs, etc. a simple cortisol level test showed me dangerously low in adrenal function and that was confirmed with the ACTH stimulation test. ... (14 replies)
... Thank you so much. You clarified a lot. So, did you get tremors before taking the pills? ... (8 replies)
... Hi. Have you been checked for a pheochromocytoma? This would be a catacholomines test. Here is a link for better understanding. Your problems sound like they could be related to that. Let us know what you find out. (9 replies)
... A "1.5cm adrenal adenoma" on my left adrenal gland. The GP stated it was an incidental finding. Needless to say, I switched GPs. ... (9 replies)
... Around that time I started experiencing symptoms of fatigue and dehydration worse than I had ever previously experienced. ... (3 replies)
... I have been an Addisonian for over 12 years.
I take 25 Cortef a day and more when sick.
You have listed almost all of the possible symptoms.
she may get most of them or some.
She should get a Medic Alert stating:
"Adrenal Insufficency NEED STRESS DOSE STEROIDS.
Also she should carry Solucortef in her house / car /luggage.
Need to know Friends and family should be... (1 replies)
... posted this from the Adrenal Disorders board on this site. Sorry it is so long but I hope someone will be patient enough to read it and share their thoughts. ... (1 replies)
... I've been diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency, almost a year ago. ... (2 replies)
... sided adrenal adenoma was found. Believe it or not, that same doctor told me it was an "incidental finding" and nothing I should be concerned about. Idiot. ... (5 replies)
... I've done a lot of reading on pheo's and other adrenal gland disorders, so I was aware of the seriousness of the condition. Thanks for the warning though. ... (2 replies)