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... My husband's cortisol levels were v low and his Dr suspects Addison's Disease. ... (1 replies)
... So my question is, do any of you wake up in the middle of the night with low cortisol? ... (13 replies)
... and my cortisol levels came back VERY low, and I'm wondering if I should look at Addison's disease. ... (9 replies)

... I have secondary addisons caused by too many steroids over a long peroid of time it put my sdrenal glands to sleep. You need to see a endocrinologist and havr a acth test done get on some hydrovortisone. Cathy (1 replies)
... nauseated. I cannot go back to sleep until I take some cortisol, and sometimes that totally wakes me up. When I try to go back to sleep without the cortisol, it never works. ... (0 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)
... I didn't sleep well. After the Metformin worked, I stopped having the cortisol ups and downs, and I've been able to improve. ... (13 replies)
... Your post says you think that you might need increased steroids because of low sex hormones. I haven't read that. My doctors haven't said that. Please, be really careful with that idea. ... (13 replies)
... Your post says you think that you might need increased steroids because of low sex hormones. I haven't read that. My doctors haven't said that. Please, be really careful with that idea. ... (13 replies)
... does help you get to sleep earlier and can make a better pattern. Have your morning dose the second you wake up too. ... (13 replies)
... Elena & Emma, Thanks so much for your responses. I'm already doing what both of you suggested.. I do the before bed snack, and I also take prednisone for my last dose, given it's longer acting properties. It's just a rollercoaster. My sleep, energy, and mood are all of the map it seems. This has all gotten A LOT worse for me over the past year because now I'm deep in the... (13 replies)
... Its longer lasting so maybe will keep your cortisol levels up until morning. ... (13 replies)
... have any experience with dosage. I just take 7.5 hydrocortisone during the day the lastest being about 1 pm. My levels do go up a little at night and are very low in the am. What I wonder is why you have to take cortisol to go to sleep? ... (9 replies)
... melatonin, valerian, seroquel, etc. and I never sleep through the night. ... (2 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)
... so here is my results. It appears I am only low at night. What does that mean? ... (1 replies)
... You can't diagnose adrenal insufficiency with simple blood tests, you need some kind of stimulation test to determine your maximum cortisol output. I suggest you ask for a visit with an endocrinologist. ... (16 replies)
... High cortisol levels tends to raise the TSH.. not lower it. It raises the TSH by suppressing your T4 to T3 conversion process. The inverse is true on too little cortisol. ... (7 replies)
... ly masking the problem with drugs. At this point I'm so worn out, the face looking back at me is more of a zombie then anything else, I dropped out of school and sleep all day. ... (4 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (18 replies)




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