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... daily of cortisol replacement.. and sometimes a bit more if I have overt symptoms of being low. ... (13 replies)
... Low iron stores and low B12. ... (0 replies)
... and my cortisol levels came back VERY low, and I'm wondering if I should look at Addison's disease. ... (9 replies)

... mber what tests they were exactly, but a few months after being diagnosed, I went into hospital for a day of adrenal testing to check if they could stimulate any cortisol response and the results were that I definitely had primary addisons. ... (13 replies)
... Elena, Thanks so much for all of your suggestions. I used to take DHEA & stopped because I was taking so many meds and supplements, and just felt like I needed to cut some things out. However, I've been reading about DHEA, and this clearly is one that I should not have cut out, so I'm back on it. However, being that DHEA counteracts cortisol, I'm wondering if this means... (13 replies)
... If your sodium is low and potassium high, it will make you feel very weak and lethargic. Those labs should be done. Is your Dr an endo? ... (13 replies)
... I'm only 20 so can't relate on the menopause sorry. Have you researched DHEA at all? Im just about to start on it at my endo's advice - it has some control over hormones esp. estrogen etc and is normally produced by the adrenal gland so we dont produce it. Its not exactly known how it works but lots of people claim it increases their energy and general wellbeing by a lot.... (13 replies)
... body is pooping out and is giving you subtle clues. It's tired and is wanting you to rest more. That is why you're tired in the morning. Both hypoglycemia and low blood pressure are symptoms of weak adrenal function, and the way to restore adrenal function before it's too late is through rest, rest, and rest. ... (2 replies)
... I would see an endo as well. And it will take persistance. I would get off the anti-depressants if they are not helping you as they will interfere with testing. I ended up having multiple pituitary issues - but yes, the endos put me on diet drugs, anti-depressants, tested me for HIV etc.. I had Cushing's instead. It would be comical if I were not so damaged now. And... (4 replies)
Oct 12, 2007
... Because low cortisol levels should translate into low sugar levels since cortisol normally causes the liver to release sugar into the blood stream. High blood sugar and low cortisol is unusual unless you have full blown diabetes. ... (5 replies)
Oct 11, 2007
... If Cortisol effects the release of sugar, and this is known, why is every doctor I see who know I have low Cortisol scratching their head at why my sugar sky rockets? ... (5 replies)
Oct 10, 2007
... Cortisol controls the release of sugar from the liver into the blood stream so its not unusual to have sugar control problem and Addison's. I think a low carb diet is about the only way to keep sugar under control if you have this problem. ... (5 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 16, 2007
... Since your BP is low you need the Florinef. Although it might be higher if you medicated correctly. ... (12 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 16, 2007
... have a huge appetite! I hate sweets, but I love fat and salt...lots of salt...What is the deal with the protein and how much should I have and is there a special diet I should know about? ... (12 replies)
... but sometimes you may need insulin as the disease progresses. I wonder if high cortisol COULD produce high sugars. ... (2 replies)
... t with diet, with my doctor, he told me this isn't something you can control with diet. It caught my eye when you mentioned Candida, before I was diagnosed with low cortisol another doctor wanted to treat me for Candida also. Keep me updated on how you're doing but please do be careful! ... (18 replies)
... His first red flag was the Cortisol and asked about stressors in my life. I didn't feel overly stressed at the time, but he pointed to possible Adrenal Fatigue. ... (2 replies)
... Albeit, while I was able to supplement to ease my chronic fatigue and stay functional for almost two years, it has been a struggle. The low cortisol world is an emotional and psychologically taxing place, that I don't wish upon anybody for any extended period of time. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks for the response. I was tested, and do not have celiac disease. However, my doc is checking my iron, thyroid, and vitamin levels to see if my low cortisol has been throwing anything else off. ... (18 replies)
... Recently diagnosed Addison's in early 2012 after a salivary cortisol test showed basically nonexistent cortisol levels throughout the day, in addition to concerning results from Genova Labs testing. ... (18 replies)

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