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... Hi Mollie, thought I'd send you an update now that I've been on the DHEA for a few weeks. ... (13 replies)
... Cortisol tests should never be performed after doing any kind of physical activity. What you probably did was to falsely elevate your cortisol levels during the test by exercising like that. A cortisol test, especially if it's a one time blood test, should be done with as little stress as possible. ... (5 replies)
... This is what happens to me, PS I have had both adrenals removed so I am at the far end of things. ... (2 replies)

... When low cortisol gets serious you find blood sugar abnormalities including dangerously low blood sugar, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. ... (2 replies)
... d never taken the prednisone. Weak as a kitten, shaky, uncoordinated, heart slamming. Turns out I have a slight temp. ... (4 replies)
Shakey
May 27, 2006
... Please tell us what you are taking for addisons. ... (11 replies)
... ppointment. I signed up for a three year study on bioidentical hormones in April. I decided not to do it after I started feeling so bad, but now I figure I don't have a choice because I can't afford to do this on my own. ... (26 replies)
... I honestly feel that she didn't know too much about the test. She mentioned something about using that test when checking for depression. ... (6 replies)
... I have low cortisol levels and am borderline hypothyroid. Along with this I experience internal shaking. I have this shaky feeling that can cause heart palpitations and a tingling feeling throughout by body. ... (5 replies)
... First off, no one knows what the proper dose for Addison's is. It is thought to be around 0. ... (5 replies)
... WOW. I have many many of the same symptoms. I had PCOS before menopause and was really overweight. PCOS caused diabetes, because no one ever explained what it meant or treated it. And I know it stresses adrenal glands as well as an INTENSELY stressful career in design and advertising. ... (5 replies)
... WOW. I have many many of the same symptoms. I had PCOS before menopause and was really overweight. PCOS caused diabetes, because no one ever explained what it meant or treated it. And I know it stresses adrenal glands as well as an INTENSELY stressful career in design and advertising. ... (5 replies)
... Your stimulation test shows you have secondary adrenal insufficiency. Secondaries will double or more from a low base cortisol which your is very low. ... (2 replies)
... nxiety too when I raise, takes ages for me to level out and I feel wiped out and breathless, however I am still nowhere near as wiped out and breathless as I was when I was on Levothyroixine. ... (17 replies)
Addisons??
Apr 8, 2008
... Hi i have just been to see my endo which was a waste of time, i just dont know what to do now! ... (1 replies)
... Entocort supposedly won't suppress the HPA axis, but I'm skeptacle that it doesn't have at least some effect. ... (12 replies)
... Well, I notice when I'm low on cortisol I am fatigued but I can't sleep, when I raised my cortef to 20mg I sleep all the time but wake up tired still usually. Yeah I seem to be gaining weight easily now. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks for the quick reply Wanda I really appreciate it. My endo hasn't really explained anything about it when I get ill or not. He's been getting me better slowly but he isn't much of a talker. ... (37 replies)
... product" of ACTH synthesis, and is not directly involved in the feedback loop either with cortisol or aldosterone. This is what happens in primaries with excess ACTH. Some cases of secondary, it's not clear why low ACTH can cause tanning, but not in most secondaries. ... (2 replies)
Can anyone HELP!!!
May 29, 2005
... Your acth stim numbers seem quite different from any ranges I've seen before. Do you reside outside the U.S., by chance? ... (1 replies)


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