... r him and search for a diagnosis. I found the answer last October but it was impossible to get a doctor here where we live to believe us. We are now working with Dr Bruce Rind of Washington DC, by phone, since the 4th of April. We live in NS Canada and he just can't fly there yet for he is too weak. ... (1 replies)
... Research all sorts of information on adrenal fatigue, hypothyroid, dessicated thyroid supplements, T3 deficiency, Reverse T3, adrenals, etc. Dr Lowe, Dr. Lam and Dr Rind are all experts in the field. ... (17 replies)
... Dr. Rind says that Mitral valve problems seem to affect women with adrenal fatigue more often than others. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, my DR has tested my hormones pretty regularly. ... (7 replies)
... I am also new to this board. I have been on levoxyl for hypothyroidism for a few months and have not got the results of my blood tests yet. I'm on 50 mcg right now. I have had no improvement in my symptoms so far. I did, however, get my recent saliva test results which showed a significant change in am/pm cortisol levels from the last test done a year ago. There test... (10 replies)
... I'm in a similar boat as you but maybe a few steps further. Somehting that you might find useful is Dr Rind. He has a list of symtpoms 'metabolic scorecard'...I found this helpful and interesting. Also, he has a lot to say about temps. ... (15 replies)
I disapeared for a few days...I'm back. I did have an MRI and I was injected with something but just a shot, not an IV...same thing? My TPO was about 4400, 60 is considered high. My thyroid is enlarged. My free T4 was 0.9, 0.8 was low end of normal...this was not OK. My TT4 was not tested nor was my T3, LH, or progesterone. In regards to my pit. I thought... (15 replies)
... Hi Chris:
Thank you so much for replying to me, I really appreciate it.
I haven't had an ACTH stim test done yet. I'm considering asking my doctor for one. I thought they were done only through an Endo but I noticed that you say Osteopaths do them as well.
I've read "Adrenal Fatigue" and I did the Scorecard Matrix by Dr. Rind. Looking at symptoms, I weigh heavily... (2 replies)
... joeeffie - I'm not a patient of Dr. Rind's, but I've heard of him and I know he practices the same way my physician in Chicago does. My Chicago doc has literally saved my life - I too had severe adrenal insufficiency and had to go on a medical leave of absence. Without his particular healing modalities to help me with the pain, sleeplessness, brain fog, depression, etc., I... (1 replies)