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... 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)
... 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)
... Is it possible to have weight gain or no weight loss with low cortisol levels? ... (2 replies)

Weight gain?
May 15, 2008
... ways been very slim however a couple of years ago I was referred to a new Endocrinologist and he increased my dose of hydrocortisone as he said that I was on too low a dose despite the fact that I felt fine. ... (5 replies)
Weight gain?
May 16, 2008
... weeks or so while starting your cortisol medication.. just to see where you are cortisol wise. ... (5 replies)
Weight GAIN
Aug 27, 2007
... very slowly and carefully to see if that helps. My endo does a 24 hour urinary free cortisol test to see that my cortisol levels and dosing levels are appropriate. ... (6 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)
... Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. But mine was low. Of course it was only one reading. ... (9 replies)
... Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. ... (9 replies)
Cortisol Question
Jul 23, 2007
... I recently had some further testing done and there were only a few things that appeared that were strange, one being the cortisol levels. ... (1 replies)
... was hoping you would give me your opinion on them again. The reasons I want you to look at them again are because the doctor doesn't seem to concerned about the cortisol level and seems to want to treat her thyroid first. ... (0 replies)
... any way they said I was hypo. Felt ok untill about a month ago and all went to pot. Moon face again, weight gain, hair stuff, tired, ect. Went on Armour, have been on it for 2 weeks and still feel horrible. But symptoms began before I went on medication. ... (9 replies)
... I'm on this journey as well. Failed my cortisol test, going in for ACTH Stim on Friday. ... (2 replies)
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... fatigue, dizziness, and low cortisol levels. My doctor never did the classsic test for adrenal problems, I think its ACTH, he just put me on 30mg of cortisol. ... (6 replies)
... this should be raising my cortisol levels....what would my cortisone be if I was not on the estrogen...ZERO....LOLOL. I'm sure I've got some endocrine problem... ... (3 replies)
... also i have low blood flow on that side. ... (7 replies)
Dhea level high
Jan 20, 2006
... t cushings after doing some research.I have all that above you have mentioned except hypertension blood pressure is normal and I do not bruise easily plus i have low sugar..Could cortisol levels throw off the thyroid? ... (11 replies)
Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... Anyone taking hydrocortisone has trouble losing weight because unlike your body that gives just the amount of cortisol needed, you are just guessing. Some days you are taking way too much and some days you are taking way too little. ... (5 replies)
... d increased body hair growth all over. The endo didn't seem too concerned with all this and basically ignored the reference to the hump, hair growth and central weight gain. These all seem to point to Cushing's but yet my labs don't. Chris, any ideas? ... (1 replies)


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