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... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (8 replies)
... You are absolutely right that weight loss seems to come with low cortisol. To be honest, I have never come across anyone that has gained weight before treatment with replacement steroids. ... (1 replies)
... I have posted on here before about my daughter's low cortisol levels but weight gain has been a problem for her. She has started some supplements and I am now nervous that it might make her gain more weight and thats not what we want to happen. ... (1 replies)

... If someone has low cortisol, and is then given meds to correct this, will they gain weight? ... (0 replies)
... My dosing has fluctuated a lot in the past few years, as I'm trying to arrive upon the right "fit". As I mentioned in previous post, I've had a lot of emotional and financial stress in the past couple of years. ... (13 replies)
... No my endo didn't mention anything about needing to increase cortisol, and until reading your comment I didn't realise they were antagonists! ... (13 replies)
... So the Title of this Thread pretty much says it all, as these are the things that are standing in the way of my functioning, and have resulted in my inability to commit to any sort of a job. I'm ready to give up and do not find that doctors are of any help. ... (13 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)
... adrenal thing and I am really confused! Here are some of my test results... ... (1 replies)
... Is it possible to have weight gain or no weight loss with low cortisol levels? ... (2 replies)
Weight gain?
May 16, 2008
... Thyroid dysfunction and Addison's can go hand in hand. Getting your dosages right is always a chore. ... (5 replies)
Weight gain?
May 15, 2008
... I am 33years old and have had Addison's since I was 11years old. ... (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)
... I have gained about 12 pounds in the last few months. I have been feeling awful, exhaustion, achy, sore throat etc. I have had several labs done and many show my hormnes are out of whack. My Progesterone, pregnelone, cortisol, ACTH are low and in saliva my DHEA is triple the top of the chart. ... (0 replies)
... When low cortisol gets serious you find blood sugar abnormalities including dangerously low blood sugar, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. ... (2 replies)
... I'm on this journey as well. Failed my cortisol test, going in for ACTH Stim on Friday. ... (2 replies)
... far more energy, the sense that I can accomplish what I set out to do in a day, and happier. ... (13 replies)
... It sounds like your thyroid is also low. Low thyroid and low cortisol produce several contradictory symptoms including rapid heart beat, skipping of beats, weight gain, dry skin, loose bowl movements and other strange combinations. ... (11 replies)
... I'm glad you posted this. I'm also wondering what's going on and my doctors are talking about adrenal issues. I keep wondering if my changing thyroid levels dilute the symptoms somehow. ... (11 replies)


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