... I recently had an ACTH stim test because my endo suspected that I might have adrenal insufficiency. ... (1 replies)
... I am in the same boat. I have had a lot of work up and EVERYTHING points to adrenal fatigue. I read a book on it and it seems I am the "perfect" candidate for it. ... (1 replies)
... Get the book Adrenal Fatigue, The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by Dr. ... (93 replies)
... No doctor has ever said that people with adrenal fatigue or Addisons ever become bed ridden. People with Addisons live life just fine as long as they take they're meds and see a doctor regularly. ... (7 replies)
... I asked him if some of the symptoms I have could be adrenal related, he actually said that it could be. Which I was relieved with only because I felt he was actually listening to me. ... (10 replies)
... make adrenal fatigue worse. ... (4 replies)
... and loss of potassium and magnesium. Magnesium is involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. ... (7 replies)
... That is why I am asking...is low potassium or dehydration indicitve of Addison's or of a more minor form of Adrenal Fatigue? ... (7 replies)
... ridden...BUT, it is possible to have varying degrees of adrenal fatigue with Addison's being the worst kind. ... (7 replies)
... My potassium level is slightly low on the past few tests...doctors told me to eat more bananas and stuff... ... (7 replies)
... t problem. My doctor, on the other hand, feels strongly that I do not and that it is merely anxiety. He has only done bloodwork on me and says that my sodium and potassium levels are fine. ... (2 replies)
... I was going to share my cortisol results, but they aren't the same range as your numbers. Mine was a saliva test; I'm assuming yours was a blood draw?
I usually have some trouble getting chores done. But the last 2 days have been good. I am certainly not up to my speed pre-thyroid/adreanal crash, but I'm better than 3 months ago. I REALLY need to get Yoga done regularly.... (13 replies)
... Any particular reason why you are trying to treat yourself with a book instead of going to a doctor? That can be dangerous with adrenals... they are necessary for life.
I do know it takes a lot to get attention - but are your symptoms gaining or losing weight?
You do seem more on the high side than low - pointing more towards Cushing's than insuffiency. It could be cyclical.... (6 replies)
... Oxalic acid, formed in the body and absorbed from some foods, may combine with calcium, iron, sodium, magnesium, or potassium to form less soluble salts known as oxalates ... Oxalates form tiny little insoluble crystals with sharp edges, which are also irritating to tissue. ... (93 replies)
... For those of you diagnosed with Addison's, have you always exhibited high potassium and low DHEA as many of the text books describe? ... (1 replies)
actually my blood pressure is really low since changing my diet to avoid all processed food. It's always in the 110/60 or a little higher range sometimes lower on occasion.
as for the sodium/potassium levels, i never have had those checked so i can't say where they are.. is there any way of checking these without a blood test? like a home way? the reason i ask... (4 replies)
... K ratio is good to know, especially in light of potential adrenal issues. ... (4 replies)
... Did you say that your primary doc is handling your Adrenal Insufficiency? ... (7 replies)
... replaces aldosterone, which controls your body's sodium and potassium needs and keeps your blood pressure normal. ... (3 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (4 replies)