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... My Doc prescribed Florinef today and told me to double my Cortef intake until this heat passes (it was 109 degrees today and humid). Is there anything about Florinef. I am suppose to consume more salt too. Am I going to blow up like a balloon? (3 replies)
... I may call my Doc tomorrow and ask about that. I am always dehydrated and I take 30mg of Cortef daily. I have pretty much figured out what is causing my heat intolerance though. There are 3 factors. This is about the hottest Summer of my LIFE. ... (3 replies)
... Primary Adrenal Insufficiency on Yom Kippur 1998 when I had my first Adrenal Crisis. I almost died that day. ... (3 replies)

... I was also tested tested for adrenal tumors and they were all in range and normal.. ... (0 replies)
... I don't really know what to do.. Well I'm 18 and I have all the symptoms of adrenal fatigue. I think it runs in the family because my mom had the same type of problems and actually eventually got dementia and died. ... (0 replies)
... I need help with a similar issue. I had very low adrenal steriod results from a 24hr urine test given by Dr Therese Hertoghue and very low saliva cortisol results. I've had hypotension all me life. Then my TSH was 4. ... (7 replies)
... I would definetly go to a good Endocrinoligist and get tested, explain that you've been on cortef in the past and you need to see how your adrenal glands are. I would ask for an ACTH stimulation test. ... (1 replies)
... and I had one four yrs. ago already. After that one my Dr. tested me for adrenal fatIgue and I was deffinately having a problem. She put me on cortef and I did feel better. But eventually she took me off of cortef cause she said she didn't want to leave me on it too long. ... (1 replies)
... I was not diagnosed as Addison's but with Adrenal Fatigue. And my numbers were all 'in range' but at the bottom on the range, especially first thing in the morning. ... (13 replies)
... Hello everyone. I was diagnosed hypothyroid 2 years ago and with adrenal fatigue about a year and a half ago. Felt better as my thyroid stabilized and have had some good stretches along with some bad. ... (13 replies)
... FM for 8 years, and recently diagnosed with Adrenal Insufficiency, via an insulin tolerance test. ... (20 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)
... 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)
... My son was diagnosed with secondary AI in March and put on cortef 20mg daily. ... (21 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)
... 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)
... I have secondary adrenal insufficiency and can't get off prednisone. Who is your doc at UPenn? ... (21 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. ... (21 replies)
... I was so happy when finally I was diagnosed with adrenal fatigue and prescribed Cortef. ... (7 replies)
... ed to know as I don't seem to find that many addisons persons have trouble with the HC. I wonder if secondary persons have more trouble, since there may still be adrenal function, tho no ACTH to prompt it. ... (21 replies)




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