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... Not sure about sugar, but I do know that one's adrenals produce a hormone called aldosterone which can be low in addison's and adrenal fatigue. Aldosterone is the hormone that regulates sodium retention. ... (3 replies)
... My cortisol blood test came back low. I'm in Canada so our numbers are a little different with normal being between 170 and 594, my morning cortisol came in at 142, I understand that's when your cortisol is suppose to be at the highest. ... (0 replies)
... 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)

... No Cushing's symptoms... I keep checking and comparing for that. Still low BP. Still craving salt. I'm known at the office and at home for eating healthy stuff, fruits, raw veggies, simple meats and fish, yogurt, little breads, green tea and water, no sodas. ... (10 replies)
... I was reading one of your posts from a few weeks ago about cortef. I am recovering from thyroid cancer, and was diagnosed with adrrenal insuffiency in November. I am currently on an entire pharmacy of drugs and up until Thursday I was doing great. ... (5 replies)
... Even at my worst my blood tests showed low normal cortisol levels, and high normal ACTH. I would add that weight gain and no skin darkening happened to me. Dizzy spells, sugar craving, low blood sugar and digestive problems are also possible symptoms. ... (2 replies)
Strange symptoms
Feb 12, 2005
... It seems like a very long and random list! At first I thought it sounded like Addison's but I don't have the skin darkening, and that seems to be the classic symptom. Any opinions would be very welcome. ... (5 replies)
Addison's Symptoms
Jan 23, 2013
... I take 25 Cortef a day and more when sick. ... (1 replies)
Need advise
Apr 22, 2010
... My hands are dry and scaly, the nail beds of my finger are dark brown, fingers to get puffy, cold to touch and thinning of eyebrows on the outer side, to the point that there has been substantial loss. I feel cold more than others. ... (1 replies)
... when i was 14. its mild though. anyways i have been feeling sick off and on mostly off though for the last 8 months. i noticed it when i started having anxiety out of no where.... ... (1 replies)
... I have been on the same merry go round in the last several months and suffer gi problems as well. ... (4 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Sep 22, 2007
... If you haven't already, learn more about the hormone cascade that starts with cholesterol, pregnenolone, cortisol, DHEA and many others. What the doctors need to figure out is what you're low on and why... where the process is breaking down and where supplementation makes sense. ... (90 replies)
... the addisons. When I asked about the adrenal before, she told me that it's hard for insurance to cover tests. That why I wanted to bring this cortisol test in, and see what she says. ... (22 replies)
... Adrenal insufficiency and hyperthyroid share a few symptoms. ... (5 replies)
Craftlady
Nov 17, 2004
... I had an apt. myself with our DO, and took her some things as explanation as to why I wanted Trav to have an adrenal antibodies test. He's going in Tuesday, and she said she will do it! ... (7 replies)
... intolerance to heat or cold, craving of salty foods. ... (2 replies)


Associated Tags: addison's disease, addisonian crisis, cytomel, florinef, potassium, synthroid

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