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... Wanted to update I spoke with endo and that's what's I'm going to do come of steroids slowly see if adrenal acis wakes up and not start on diabetic meds. ... (1 replies)
... I had quite a time with the Hydrocortisone dose not working for me until I was put on the Fludrocortisone as well. ... (5 replies)
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... I'm also on adrenal supporters like DHEA and various others. ... (5 replies)
... I was finally diagnosed with hypopituatory and secondary adrenal insufficiency in July 2012 after being ill for about three years. ... (3 replies)
... Jo, You will find lots of help and support here. Many people with Addison's get their illness well controled with the right mixture and dosing of the cortisone and mineralcorticoid (Fluorinef) if they need it. Many people take their hydrocortisone 3 times a day with most in AM (like 15mg, 10mg at noon, 5 in evening). This is just an example, not a recommendation, as you will... (3 replies)
... I got very ill and could not wake up or function. It took 2 doctors calling the specialist for him to do the ACTH test finding I have adrenal insufficiency. Labeled Addison's disease. ... (3 replies)
... yes your cortisol is low and you should be on some form of steroid such as hydrocortisone, I take 5 mg at 10 am and 10 mg at 1 pm and the range my endo gives me for TSH is .045-4.500 so you are almost hypo which would make you tired. You are borderline IMO. I just looked at my test results online to verify this information so I know its true. my PCP had the numbers wrong as... (2 replies)
... I was in and out of adrenal crisis for 3 months and felt very close to death on a few occasions... ... (0 replies)
... on Pred, but I have concerns. Right now, he does not want to think about "side effects." He just wants to feel better. I can't blame him. He was probably in adrenal crisis for quite some time, until he almost died and it landed him in the hospital for several days, and they diagnosed him. ... (8 replies)
... Also, I noticed that luvthesun said: "I believe it's a more aggressive form of steroid replacement, and thus the long term side effects will be more serious." I wish that I could get a definitive answer about that. I, too, have gotten the same "impression" as Luvthesun reading things on the internet. BUT, the doctors keep saying that Pred and Hydro are the same except... (8 replies)
... he was taking hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. ... (9 replies)
... I am having such a difficult time with figuring out dosing of Hydrocortisone. I seem to burn through Hydrocortisone so quickly and this is especially causing problems with sleep. ... (8 replies)
... What sent me to the doc in the first place was oral thrush. Pitiful immune system. Started bunches o labs and Diflucan. Started hydrocortisone shortly thereafter. Now taking compounded T3 and armor thyroid as well. Thought the thrush was under control but now started back up again. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone. I have kind of a cross-over question. I have both adrenal insufficiency and hypothyroid (and growth hormone deficiency) and am experiencing weird lab results. After reading on here, I found that this can occur when someone is not getting enough hydrocortisone, but since my endo doesnt know why my numbers are weird I thought I'd ask. My Free T3 is high and my Free... (0 replies)
... newbie here needing some help n support.Recently had a adrenal saliva test done.It came back with low cortisol and low dhea. My gp will not help and i emailed an endo who said the same cause its not Addisons. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Pacerpilot, I just wanted to say I went to my endo and she started weaning me off of the prednisone in Oct. She started weaning me off by 1mg every 2 weeks and this Tuesday I will be down to 1mg in the morning. She is a great endo. Does my ACTH levels monthly and now biweekly. The last she checked my ACTH was 3.9, so my pituatary gland is kicking in. I really feel... (8 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)
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Jan 21, 2011
... Sounds to me that you are suffering from either total failure on both parts of your adrenal gland or partial failure. All of the symptoms that you mentioned are symptoms of adrenal failure. You need to see a good endocrinologist. ... (1 replies)
... I tried Florinef, as well, for some time, but no improvement. I know now I have not just adrenal and thyroid failure, but poly autoimmune disorder, and myalgic encephalomyelitis. It is so far beyond Addison's, that it is a nightmare. ... (17 replies)

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