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... I have been reading here to try and educate myself as much as possible. When this is done, if I do have addisions I need to know how to deal with it and be able to direct my doctor on how I need to deal with it. ... (3 replies)
... Diagnosed with addisions when I was 16yrs ,now my age is 30yrs trying for baby since 5yrs.Pls share any one have the same problem and did any fertility treatment and got success. ... (0 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue?
Sep 20, 2006
... I have an appt tomorrow I will definitely ask. I have beed researching addisions on the web and other posts on this one. Do you recommend a saliva test? ... (4 replies)

... Hello. Iím 28 and have had symptoms of hyperthyroid all of my life including anxiety/nervousness, excessive sweating, rapid increase in heart rate when nervous or doing physical activity, hand tremor, heat intolerance, fatigue, and have always been skinny despite eating a lot. My mom had her thyroid removed when she was young due to similar problems and goiter/tumor so I... (0 replies)
... ar as getting pregnant goes...ask your doctor. I am absolutely not one, just offering some patient to patient info. I would say not to try for that anytime soon. Addisions puts a lot of strain on your body and I'm not sure if you can handle a pregnancy at this time. Could be wrong though, ask a doc. ... (4 replies)
... Hi I've had addisons for 15 years and manage it well ofcourse if u take your correct meds. At first I found it hard getting into a routine with meds as at the time I was 15 I started with a tablet box from pharmacy which had days on it and every week put correct tablets in each box and put them in my bag . Now I have learnt to up and low the dose to how I feel. I'm sure in... (1 replies)
... Hi I was just wondering if it gets any easier to manage medication as Iam struggling to take them at the right times . Also i love to go running and have been told to stop for up to 8 months does anyone know if I can get back to running or is it the end of my running please help, (1 replies)
... just a quick update, my new endro is brilliant, his ordering loads of new tests over the next month.. I had a bone dencity and an ultra sound test on my throid yesterday, they didnt tell me to much apart from yes i have very thin bones i have a quiet a lot of small goites and 1 large goite around 2cm, not sure if this is large or not? also i have low blood flow on that side.... (7 replies)
... How serious is this as my addisions consultant is not very good he didn't even know about the emergency injection kit when i asked.... ... (0 replies)
... Would anyone know if this Could this be related to my Addisions disease or not ? ... (0 replies)
... it sounds like you need a new doctor. one that understnds that with out cortisione we do not live if you have addisions disease, i have had it since 1976 and had 2 children and a job that requires me to work in extreme heat and for up to 16 hours a day, so there is nothing that we can not do if we have the correct medication and doctor. good luck::):wave::wave: (8 replies)
... I have every confidence you will be feeling well soon and keeping up with your little ones. I do not have a doctor recommendation. I live in Madison Wi and have not met one doctor who has experience with Addisions. Here is what I have found helpful. 1. Hydrocortisone is preferred by many of us to prednisone. I would check into that. 2. If you switch to hydrocortisone... (3 replies)
... and took care of my husband after a drunk dirver left him for dead in the middle of the road...and i fly to visit my wonderful grandkids...OFTEN ....alll with addisions .....many days i was and sometimes are right where you are now....recovering from surgery......oral....and need to get to bed.... ... (9 replies)
... Sounds to me like you have more than an adrenal problem. I don't doubt that you have an adrenal problem but I think that there is more going on. First, I think that you may be on too much hydrocortisone which could be making you gain weight and feel tired. Ask your doctor to take your total daily dose and divide it by six. It's better for you to take a smaller doses more often... (2 replies)
... hi every1, i was just searching 4 sum info on addisions disease and came across this site, it seems im not the only 1 that feels as thogh the r cracking up to cut a long story 9 weeks ago i was givev a tesr at hospital that came back i has very low corisol in my body, i was guven hydrocorosol tablets to take, 20mg in morn 10mg at nite.the my endocro says i have addisons... (2 replies)
... but not quite yet addisions disease. I think it will lead to this eventually if it goes unsolved. ... (0 replies)
... and then I didn't proceed to take the 3rd 20mg dose, she told me to try it anyway. She said that people get shakey and have palps if they don't have addisions disease, since I do have it,it should help boost my cortisol levels. ... (3 replies)
Any suggestions
Oct 1, 2007
... Thanks for posting guys, means a lot to me, looks like i have to wait and see. seems to me that thats what people with addisions do (or learn to do) best. will let you know how my results turn out, but either way sounds like i need them to look further. the medical system is so useless over here though Patrick (3 replies)
... Donnab, if it pushes you to Addison's, it would be primary. From a JAMA page, "Primary AI is relatively rare but develops in patients who have greater than 90% destruction or replacement of the adrenal glands with inflammation, tumor, infection, or hemorrhage." There is also secondary and tertiary, which deal with ACTH and HPA axis dysfunction, respectively. This... (3 replies)
... Hello! I have no adrenal glands at all. I had them both removed in March 2006. I know of many that live without adrenal glands. I had mine removed as I had a pituitary tumor and had surgery. Tumor grew back and was dectectible via labs but not on the scans so decided my best option was to remove the adrenals. Basically you have to take your hydorcortisone daily or whatever... (3 replies)

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