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... Hi there- this posting is long overdue as I'm having a VERY difficult time managing my meds, moreover, my life. I was diagnosed w/ Addison's 3 years ago, and probably lived w/ extreme adrenal insuff. for a few years before that. I'm new to this forum and am hoping that someone out there might have some suggestions for how to get through the night without waking up in sort... (4 replies)
... kmonaco I did take the dexamethasone orally for 1.5 years in my late twenties. Experienced severe hip pains and later read that it is a hip disolver. Told Endo about it and he immediately switched me from it. Not sure why i went from Cortisone Acetate to dex and then back- It was never explained. Anyways, a month ago he put me on hydrocortisone tablets and they are working,... (5 replies)
... put me on the couch. Still feeling wiped. Thinking about contacting my physician on Monday to get the Dexamethasone oral refilled. Have a hard time keeping my salt level up. ... (5 replies)

... er important, as low BS makes you feel weak, shaky, sweaty, nauseated, etc. It is important to recognize that and get your sugar up. That will get better as your Cortisone dose gets tweaked to just right levels. So explore the hypoglycemia info too, as that is a long discussion in itself. ... (3 replies)
Addison's??
Jan 25, 2013
... d life with all of the symptoms of Addisons till 1998 when I finally had an all out Addisons crisis. I was 41 and that is how I found out I have Addisons. With cortisone my life is so normal now. I was always the skinny, weakly sick little kid and now it makes so much sense. ... (3 replies)
... thinking wheelchairs if it gets worse so i take liquorice root when i need a boost or at the end of the day as i read low cortisone can interfere with sleep. I take lots more but these 3 are my core med. ... (17 replies)
... I certainly don't feel like it, my salt cravings are insanse, even on florinef. And I have next to no energy on a bare minimum of 10MG HC in the morning. ... (0 replies)
Back Again
Jun 4, 2010
... it supposededly contains 2.5 cortisone per pill? ... (0 replies)
... salt cravings, etc. I am currently taking 50mg cortisone as I'm obviously treating more than just the Addison's. ... (10 replies)
... pm. I would think that would get me through the night. Or maybe I'm waking up because of taking the cortisone before bed. ... (7 replies)
... has she tried prednisone or cortef? Cortef is I think the easiest to take. honestly with my addisons diseas my BP was always low - has the doc tried to find out why the cortisone raises the Bp - IV fluids should bring her salt into ballance and there are ways to lower potassium that a doctor can explain - never heard of a case like this - I'm sorry for your problems. (11 replies)
... I recently had a 24 hour urine analysis and hoping to get some one to analyze the Adrenal portion. The Doctor is working the low testonstone and sluggish thyroid portion, but am unclear what to do about the adrenal portion. Some of these numbers are ROCK BOTTOM, like 5a-Androstanediol, Androsterone and 11B- Hydroxyandrosterone. If this is a sever adrenal problem, what to I... (5 replies)
... heart rate with the cortisone alone. Muscle spasm is a very common symptom of electrolyte imbalance for everyone, not just Addison's patients. ... (2 replies)
... Hello everyone. I am new to this, so please bear with me. A little history: I was diagnosed with Addison's Disease in 1997 after several episodes of illnesses w/unexplained vomiting and dehydration. The initial diagnosis was iffy because although I did not produce cortisone (they ran all of the tests twice), I did not match all of the symptoms of Addison's. For... (6 replies)
... Hello everyone. I am new to this, so please bear with me. A little history: I am 35 years old and I was diagnosed with Addison's Disease in 1997 after several episodes of illnesses w/unexplained vomiting and dehydration. The initial diagnosis was iffy because although I did not produce cortisone (they ran all of the tests twice), I did not match all of the symptoms of... (2 replies)
... Hello everyone. I am new to this, so please bear with me. A little history: I was diagnosed with Addison's Disease in 1997 after several episodes of illnesses w/unexplained vomiting and dehydration. The initial diagnosis was iffy because although I did not produce cortisone (they ran all of the tests twice), I did not match all of the symptoms of Addison's. For... (0 replies)
Sodium Safety?
Jul 31, 2007
... i agree about complaining - plus the people who see you everyday just see a slow deterioration, hardly noticable. now that i am well, i can say that i was feeling bad for the past 2 years, but the last 3 months before i got diagnosed were the worst. once i started looking for answers, it took me a few weeks, but untimately it was a family friend who diagnosed me over the... (28 replies)
... I have been taking an adrenal glandular supplement off and on for about 4 yrs and I know I would be in bed if it weren't for that. I did have an cortisone stimulation test done and it showed that my adrenals are fine. ... (2 replies)
... Are you taking salt water with the florinef? ... (7 replies)
... because their adrenals go to sleep. So, playing with little extra cortisone can really backfire. And IMO it could be particularly nasty in your circumstance. ... (8 replies)


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