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... When low cortisol gets serious you find blood sugar abnormalities including dangerously low blood sugar, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. ... (2 replies)
... daily of cortisol replacement.. and sometimes a bit more if I have overt symptoms of being low. ... (13 replies)
... exhausted, and perhaps not producing any cortisol on their own. ... (7 replies)

Low cortisol
Jan 15, 2007
... I don't want to sound like a downer.. but I'm currently on 15mg of cortef and I've yet to feel good enough to exercise, although my problem that causes my adrenal insufficiency may be something more like heavy metal poisoning(we are soon going to test), but I don't know. All I know is I have low testosterone, low cortisol(among a couple other things), and I'm on 15mg of... (12 replies)
... In my opinion, a blood test is not sufficient to diagnose low cortisol. ... (2 replies)
... that state that low Pregnenolone is a marker for Hypopituitarism? ... (31 replies)
... In your opinions, are my cortisol and acth numbers normal, or should I pursue additional testing to rule out secondary AI? ... (3 replies)
... 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. ... (2 replies)
... Cortisol tests should never be performed after doing any kind of physical activity. What you probably did was to falsely elevate your cortisol levels during the test by exercising like that. A cortisol test, especially if it's a one time blood test, should be done with as little stress as possible. ... (5 replies)
... but sometimes you may need insulin as the disease progresses. I wonder if high cortisol COULD produce high sugars. ... (2 replies)
... The 24hr urine test is not that good at detecting LOW cortisol. It is normally used to detect HIGH cortisol. So it doesn't necessarily mean anything if that comes back perfectly fine. ... (3 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)
... e. It would make sense that they could cause Kidney failure which I suppose could lead to adrenal failure or fatigue but it could be she is producing the needed cortisol but her kidney's are not filtering it correctly thus wasting needed hormones and steroids. ... (7 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 14, 2007
... Has your friend seen a good endocrinologist? ... (12 replies)
... ds I know the longer you're on them they start to depress the adrenal glands If it continues too long then the adrenal glands shut down and will not produce any cortisol again. I developed chronic pancreatitis from lithotrypsey for a kidney stone. This has added a nother stress to my body. ... (6 replies)
... I wonder do you have very low blood pressure? ... (2 replies)
... This is interesting. I like the water and gatorade advice. In my body I focus on lowering Cortisol levels...stress is no good for my MD. It's not in your kids head, that's just another way of saying I don't know. Cortisol is vital for behavior. ... (11 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)
... Thanks again! As to the UTI and prednisone causing problems...well, she's currently on 10mg/day prednisone because the ER doctor saw how non-responsive she was until they put her on a 60mg drip of hydrocortisone (when she had the UTI)! Prednisone taken for long periods of time is said to suppress the production of cortisol, thus leading to Addison's, I believe. The UTI... (7 replies)
... ust CAN'T!! That is very different from depression! I am working with a new primary I am hoping she will help, but she looked cross eyed at me when I told her my cortisol levels were low. I am doing better now that I am on Prednisone. I need to have my potasium levels checked. ... (2 replies)


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