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... Is addison's and adrenal insufficiency the same thing? ... (13 replies)
... ne in my post. I guess I had a Lyme brain moment. But at least you knew who I was refering to. I changed it on the post. I don't really feel any different on the cortef yet. How long did it take you? ... (10 replies)
... Howdy Mac, that 50mg dose is just temporary to get you up and running. Since you've got a lack of adrenal cortisol anyway it won't hurt you at all. You just don't want to take it for too long. They'll probably switch you to Cortef anyhow. ... (3 replies)

... Adrenal failure and adrenal insufficiency are used interchangeably in medicine. Both are referred to as Addison's disease. ... (4 replies)
... I'm glad I dropped by the boards to scan the posts as I feel I might have something to contribute to your dilemma. I am 47 years old, but you and I have a lot in common. ... (21 replies)
... What you describe sounds so much like what happens to me if I do too much. And, just like you, emotional stuff sets me off more than physical sometimes. ... (2 replies)
... I wanted to respond to your message. I have adrenal insufficiency. My adrenals are still working, just below normal function. ... (3 replies)
... I went 2.5 months without thyroid, my TSH went up to 30 and my t4, I thin, was about 0.9. I also have low cort and even lower GH. I'm waiting to get my test info from the doc so I can post the info and get more feedback. Sadie's comments are interesting about GH. ... (15 replies)
... so you definitely need to be supervised by medical professionals during the test. It doesn't sound like they have planned that for you. ... (2 replies)
... Hi! I need some information and clarification. I have been diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis and adrenal insufficiency. I am taking thyroid hormones and cortef. However, I am still symptomatic. I need help in determining what is causing what. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, the cortef should help. Do you have any other symptoms of low adrenal function? ... (4 replies)
... I see quite a few of her issues on these lists. I hope they are able to offer her another medication option besides this one for her EH. ... (6 replies)
ACTH question
May 1, 2006
... I first became ill 1998 but by 2000 my adrenals were beginning to show extremely low. ... (8 replies)
... It does help to take 10mg about an hour before getting up. For me that is about 6 or 7 a.m. I still never feel completely rested in the morning. ... (16 replies)
... Hey there. I too am extremely new to AI. I was diagnosed just this last monday, and before that have been in bed for 6 weeks straight unable to function, and in ER 5 times during that. See my post 'new to AI' for the story. ... (3 replies)
... Hey you all. I am one of the newest hypoadrenalism sufferers to officially join you all. ... (11 replies)
I need support
Oct 31, 2005
... That's great. Hope you won't feel too badly in the process. I know it will probably be tough to go down in the dosage of your meds. ... (6 replies)
... It has been several weeks and all of my tests are finally back in. I have low cortisol and low growth hormone, and it is being caused from adrenal insufficency not the pitutary even though I have a history of elevated prolactin with no tumor and a recent MRI that still shows no tumor. ... (7 replies)
... dosing doesn't usually mean psychological stress, it means physical stress, like a fever, inflammation, or serious injury. Taking more cortisol makes it harder to sleep and that could be part of your problem. ... (4 replies)
... grain once a day. Eventually, as every time before, the small dose began to supress my thyroid function and I felt even worse. I wanted soooo badly to raise the dose. ... (17 replies)


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