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... Addisons patients crave salt, becasue there is a tendency to be an imbalance between Sodium and Potassium Potassium is uaulaly high and Sodium is low. This causes a salt craving, and considering that sodium is low, the salt is not bad for you. ... (3 replies)
... Not sure if he is competent or not, I have been making improvements, but mainly the improvements are from slowly bumping up the cortef. He tried to get me off of it awhile back but I just got sick and I got a throat infection that lasted 3 weeks then he realized I needed it, but he seems hesitant to bump it up. ... (37 replies)
... Your potassium being so low also supports this. Secondaries have low potassium, primaries high. Your TSH is high matching with primary hypothyroid. Most of us see 1.0 as being a good number for women, but what matters really is what your free T3 and free T4 are at. ... (2 replies)

... potassium checked. Be sure to get copies of your lab results so you can actually see what they are. ... (2 replies)
Addison question
Jun 18, 2006
... The symptoms of adrenal insufficiency usually begin gradually. Chronic, worsening fatigue and muscle weakness, loss of appetite, and weight loss are characteristic of the disease. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea occur in about 50 percent of cases. ... (8 replies)
... The symptoms of adrenal insufficiency usually begin gradually. Chronic, worsening fatigue and muscle weakness, loss of appetite, and weight loss are characteristic of the disease. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea occur in about 50 percent of cases. ... (8 replies)
Low sodium
Feb 3, 2009
... I'm sorry to hear that your not feeling well. I really don't use this message board anymore, as it was my experience that not a lot of people respond, even though there are a bunch of users on this board. So, having said that, if you reply and I don't respond for a few days, keep checking. ... (2 replies)
Question
Jan 5, 2007
... taking them at the SAME times of day every day. Since our bodies cannot do what they used to automatically we have to be SMART enough to do it. ... (7 replies)
Diet
Sep 16, 2002
... century stress syndrome" by James Wilson has some good guidelines on diet and lifestyle changes. Granted it is written for those with less severe manifestations of adrenal deficiency, but nevertheless, the diet and lifestyle advice woudl be pertinient to you as well. ... (3 replies)




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