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... and derms said no. Finally found a doc who actually listened to my symptoms and reviewed lab results I brought where I wrote in amount of Prednisone I was taking when that lab was drawn. He just did initial cortisol, TSH, etc . . . my AM cortisol was 2. ... (2 replies)
... mg of hydrocortisone is equivalent to 5 mg of prednisone. The typical starting dose for a female with a mild cortisol deficiency is 10 mg of hydrocorticone at 7 am and 10 mg at noon. ... (4 replies)
... se weight gain and I assume thats where that added weight came from. Once you are on a normal dose your weight should stay steady. The amount of HC you should be taking is the amount your body would normally produce in a day anyways. Your weight will probably go up and then stay steady. ... (4 replies)

... Thanks for your reply. I keep hesitating taking cortisol because I already have osteoporosis. I can see you don't have a choice since you've had surgery. ... (3 replies)
... day with out it. I dragged about and would be forced to nap in the afternoons with my son. I also would pass out early in the evenings. I had NO energy before taking cortisol. My DHEA levels were high due to PCOS. My cortisol was in the pits. ... (16 replies)
... Cortisol directly controls blood sugar by stimulating the liver to release sugar into the blood. Many people find it becomes a problem and there is a web site from Britain devoted to just this topic. (2 replies)
... Has anyone gotten diabetes after taking cortisol? ... (2 replies)
... If you take just what you need, and you take care of what you are probably already hopefully doing to take care of your bones, then you should not effect your bones. If, on the other hand, you take large amounts, then chances are, you could effect your bones. Also, cortef and hydrocortisone effect your bones less than some of the other longer acting steroids such as... (3 replies)
... ake enough that you replace what your body needs but not so much that you give yourself "exogenous Cushing's" syndrome. You can get every symptom of Cushing's by taking too much. ... (3 replies)
... I have read that if we take cortisol we will get a round face as in Cushings. Is this true? ... (3 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 12, 2007
... How soon can u get back to working out on weights once u start taking cortisol replacement? ... (12 replies)
... nergy, the sense that I can accomplish what I set out to do in a day, and happier. But like you, I can't be completely sure that it is the DHEA as I also started taking women's multi vits a few days after and that was when I noticed a difference. ... (13 replies)
... From my understanding the cortisol that you take for the Addison's and the medication you take for bipolar very much act against each other. ... (2 replies)
... I do remember that I felt better while taking DHEA. Can't exactly put my finger on what it was, but better. Then again, could've been something else as I've tried many different supplements. ... (13 replies)
... I haven't actually started it yet cos I'm still waiting for the chemist to have it ordered in, but will start in the next week. How much were you taking and how much of a difference do you think it made? ... (13 replies)
... stopped because I was taking so many meds and supplements, and just felt like I needed to cut some things out. ... (13 replies)
... k of cortisol is a faulty Pituitary Gland, there is nothing actually physically wrong with the Adrenal Organ, it simply is not receiving the 'signal' to make the cortisol from the Pituitary. ... (6 replies)
... Its longer lasting so maybe will keep your cortisol levels up until morning. ... (13 replies)
... lls" going off when there's some sort of danger. The danger here I would imagine to be low cortisol, or low blood sugar. I've read that when adrenaline is high, cortisol is low. Unfortunately, taking cortisol in the middle of the night, along with a ringing head can make sleeping very difficult. ... (3 replies)
... I had a salivary cortisol test done that showed normal results however my morning cortisol was a LITTLE on the high side. My dr recommended taking an adaptogen which I do once at night. Is it okay to take DHEA over the counter even if my cortisol tests were normal. ... (0 replies)


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