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... Doctors are very good at "fluffing off". The only thing I can tell you is that I have muscle pain too, especially in the legs. I know you've had tests but what do they say about thyroid levels? ... (2 replies)
... I have been through sooooo many tests!! I just had a saliva test done and it showed high cortisol in the morning, and below normal from 10am to 10pm. I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with me. ... (2 replies)
... The symptoms of adrenal insufficiency usually begin gradually. Chronic, worsening fatigue and muscle weakness, loss of appetite, and weight loss are characteristic of the disease. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea occur in about 50 percent of cases. ... (2 replies)

... These hormones can also produce exercise fatigue as well as mood disorders and loss of libido. Low thyroid and low cortisol are associated with heart palpitations. ... (3 replies)
... For sure. My sex drive is a big fat zilch and I have a hard time maintaining an erection because I'm so tired and dsinterested usually. ... (8 replies)
... Adrenal insufficiency and hyperthyroid share a few symptoms. If your low cortisol is undertreated, then even 1 grain may cause hyper symptoms as the low cortisol is not enough to break down the T3 from the Armour, so the T3 can build up and cause hyper. ... (5 replies)
... that my cortisol levels were low. I was referred to an endo who ran additional blood work. My cortisol came back in the normal range but on the low side. My ACTH, however, was unproportionally high which, my endo says, points to weakened adrenals. ... (1 replies)
... Hello all, I hope you are all doing well. I'd like to share my story and hopefully get some answers, I don't know how much longer I can deal with all of this. ... (6 replies)
... Most docs don't have that many adrenal patients and go by the book I suppose. ... (1 replies)
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... My endo wanted to rule out Cushing's and used the Cortisol test via dexamethasone at night with blood drawn in the morning...is it normal for it to be that low even having taken dexamethasone or is it normal for it to be so low following a dose of dexamethasone? ... (2 replies)
... I read about adrenal fatigue and decided to do a saliva test. I got the results a couple of weeks ago that showed I had lower cortisol levels than the reference range from morning til night. I showed this to my GP who did some blood tests and all came back normal. ... (7 replies)
... Just scheduled an ACTH stim test for tomorrow and I'm concerned because this is my 2nd test and I want to make sure it's done right. My internist did this test a few years ago but he didn't do a baseline draw so the test was pointless. ... (1 replies)
... I get the same thing and I supposedly have CFS...but you are sick...same cure fore everything though... ... (7 replies)
... How frightening...I have read about myxedema coma and it must have been very scary. I am glad they figured out what was wrong and were able to get your TSH down. It sounds like it hasn't helped you feel any better, though. I get muscle pain like you describe and I hate it... ... (1 replies)
... I'm undergoing referal to an Endo following results of low Blood Cortisol and abnormal ASI 24 hr. ... (1 replies)
... Wow, you could be describing my life. I have also been battling severe muscle pain, extreme fatigue, shakiness, low BP, chills and other symptoms that seemed to partially revolve around my food intake. I also have a brown pigmentation around my lips and other spots. ... (10 replies)
... You're in my thoughts, Dial, and I hope your plight improves. It's appalling how you've been treated by your employer and colleagues. ... (10 replies)
... doctors are not trained to seek out answers that way, but to treat symptoms with drugs. Take your son to an osteopath as they are very good at find out causes and treating the the causes instead of symptoms. Osteopaths are real doctors. ... (2 replies)
Question
Dec 2, 2004
... WoW, thanks for your input..Thats how I get when I take my thyroid meds a mixture between hypo and hyper. As a mater of fact since Ive been on thyroid meds my low blood sugar has gotten worse Ive gained more weight as a matter of fact everything has gotten worse except the muscle weakness that cleared up. ... (6 replies)


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