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... Hi, I am new to this group. I am interested to find anyone who is or has been pregnant with either addisons or adrenal insufficiency. ... (6 replies)
... mg, wow you must not have any adrenal functions at all. Thanks for the sound advice. I'm trying not to take too much cortef and I also have been thinking about getting a bracelet just in case something bad would happen. I'm seeing a good endo soon. ... (16 replies)
... I was diagnosed with secondary adrenal insufficiency 4.5 years ago after complaining of fatigue. The first endocrinologist tested me and prescribed 30 miligrams of cortef daily. The first two weeks I felt great. ... (21 replies)

... Have you seen an endocrinologist knowledgable about Addison's disease? If you have adrenal insufficiency (which you appear to have) you need to take something (e.g.cortef) to replace the cortisol you lack. (6 replies)
... I've just recently been diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency. ... (11 replies)
... I have secondary adrenal insufficiency and can't get off prednisone. Who is your doc at UPenn? ... (21 replies)
... Judit, could you tell me what tablets you are taking? Are they cortef? Some kind of vitamin or other supplement? I'd really appreciate it, thanks. (4 replies)
... Primary Adrenal Insufficiency on Yom Kippur 1998 when I had my first Adrenal Crisis. I almost died that day. ... (3 replies)
... They were reducing it by 5 mg., but I would have an adrenal crisis every time they lowered it. I asked them to lower it more slowly, and that is there plan for the future. ... (21 replies)
... What you just said sounds like what my doctors have been telling me. I am seeing so many doctors, and now they think I have secondary adrenal insufficiency due to steroids along with dysautonomia. It has been almost two years and they have only lowered me to 20 mg. ... (21 replies)
... day, but now no one wants to mess with my meds or go lower because they think I may have dysautonomia with secondary adrenal insufficiency. ... (21 replies)
... yes i have secondary adrenal insufficiency just diagnosed at UPENN. the doc told me to take cortef 20mg and then decided to go to 30mg because i weigh 250lbs. anyone else have secondary, i'd like to hear about it too. ... (21 replies)
... I had very bad anxiety before I got treated for adrenal insufficiency. ... (4 replies)
... ok my multiple endocrine problems include a growing pineal cists in my brain it shrinks too. i have high lh and now short synathen adrenal insufficiency. high testosterone and whole barrage of symptons. ... (3 replies)
... Is addison's and adrenal insufficiency the same thing? ... (13 replies)
... It was pointed out to me, that on this board, there is a lot of controversy over the condition we speak of, known as Adrenal Exhaustion. Conversely, that condition is readily accepted on the Thyroid board. Which view is accurate, I am not sure. ... (4 replies)
... Your tissues have adapted to much much higher amounts and even normal amounts will not be enough and you could have adrenal insufficiency or adrenal crisis symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... FM for 8 years, and recently diagnosed with Adrenal Insufficiency, via an insulin tolerance test. ... (20 replies)
... AFter finally having adrenal and thyroid antibody tests done on my 8 yr. old son, as well as having renin, potassium, etc. ... (6 replies)
... ack pain. She also had the ACTH stim test a few weeks after the injections and they diagnosed her with secondary AI and put her on cortef. Not wanting to stay on cortef the rest of her life, with her already severe osteprosis, she decided to get a second opinion from another endo. ... (21 replies)




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