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Weight gain?
May 16, 2008
... weeks or so while starting your cortisol medication.. just to see where you are cortisol wise. ... (5 replies)
... now cannot gain at all. ... (13 replies)
... but I was on a lot more until recently. My new endo thinks I have been on too much for a while judging by my weight gain and low energy etc. ... (13 replies)

... So my question is, do any of you wake up in the middle of the night with low cortisol? ... (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)
... Is it possible to have weight gain or no weight loss with low cortisol levels? ... (2 replies)
... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... ful, 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. IN blood my DHEA S is normal. Thyroid is the same as it has always been. ... (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)
... 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)
... also i have low blood flow on that side. ... (7 replies)
... Typically someone would have high cortisol low DHEAS or vice versa. AND if someone had high TSH they would have low Free T4 or vice versa. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you so much for answering my question. I am at a loss on all of this. I do the stimulation test on Monday. (2 replies)
... I have Addison's and I never lost a lot of weight so yes it is possible... I have had two crisis and I do have the disease but no weight loss and I am not particularly thin either. ... (2 replies)
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