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... If you aren't satisfied with your doc, try an osteopath next. If the first osteopath doesn't work out try another one. Your chance of success is way much better with a DO over an endo from what I've seen other report. ... (8 replies)
... I too, suffer from Schmidt's Syndrome. I have complete adrenal failure, had complete failure in the thyroid and in the pituitary gland and I have severe hypoglycemia. ... (7 replies)
... Unfortunately, I found mixed opinions on how quickly the HPA axis resumes function from being suppressed, and also adrenal function itself. ... (17 replies)

... I have not been diagnosed with adrenal disease, but when reading about symptoms it seems that I do. I followed a diet that I found on the net and they added supplements progesterone crm. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Kevin. I know something about your tests, so I'd like to give my opinion. HDL cholesterol (a hormone) is a good indicator of sex hormone levels. If total testosterone is low, free testosterone will be low (this is true I'd say at least 96% of the time. What time were your tests and did you take the androgel the morning of the tests? Androgel doesn't help most... (5 replies)
... I'm a little nervous, as my sister passed away at 38 from adrenal cancer, and I will be 37 in July. ... (1 replies)
... he based giving me the above on test results. The adrenal hormone test was the Adrenal Stress Index test, which is a saliva test measuring these hormones throughout the day. ... (25 replies)
... to sound encouraging here because I know first hand that help is out there. But I also know that I almost died before I got the help I needed. The symptoms of Adrenal problems can vary so much and can be so vague. One very common symptom is also depression. My Dr. ... (3 replies)
... GOOD LUCK AND STAY POSITIVE! ALL THE DOCS I know are here int he uk so no use to you :mad: (15 replies)
... Thanks Britpal. Good advice - 1) check parathyroid and 2) 24 hr urine test. What I really need is a doc referral that has experience with this sort of stuff. I have tried Genl Practitioners and Endo without success. Anyone know a doctor with experience in Adrenal, Parathyroid, etc? (15 replies)
... However, after over two years of using adrenal glandular supplement and having a major setback and now having minimal success with the licorice root, I'm beginning to think that these will end up being temporary patches and that eventually i will need to be on hydrocortisone. ... (4 replies)
... healthy. They don't recognize an in between and they are very terrible at spotting secondaries. Because of all that, I don't recommend endos unless you have an adrenal or pituitary tumor. Osteopaths know the ranges are flawed, they look at symptoms along with tests which endos tend to ignore symptoms. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks Wanda, I will definetely look into that. My doctor isn't sure if this is related, but I was on human growth hormone for five years when I was a child and had to give myself an injection everyday, so I am ok with that part. I haven't done it in almost 8 or 9 years, but its something I could do if I have to. I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving! (20 replies)
... I am just now starting to feel mostly normal again, and am able to make it through the day without a nap. Some days I am more tired than others but that could also be from a busy day. I still eat the same foods as before too. (20 replies)
... For all : What is your activity in life like now with cortef/hydrocortisone? Are you active in sports, exercise, and feel like you can enjoy life again? Do you feel energized after doing exercise, or physical exhurstion, or do you feel run down, and need naps? Do you find that after time, you can enjoy things like sugar snacks, and junk food... every once in a while? (20 replies)
... I have addisons disease. (20 replies)
... alwaystired, The fillers are different in Hydrocortisone & Cortef. One is not better than the other. It is just a matter of which one you do better on. I do best on Hydrocortisone or Prednisone, but know of many who take Cortef & do fine. We are all very different. When I have to increase for a cold or broncitis I use Prednisone. Sometimes use total Prednisone for... (20 replies)
... There is a generic version!!! My insurance only covers generic prescriptions and my pharmacy told me there wasn't a generic version of cortef! Granted, its only $35 a month, but if I could get it for $10 that would be even better. I just figured nausea was a part of it, I always wake up neauseas, is that not normal either or is it because I haven't taken cortef yet? I go... (20 replies)
... Thank you both for your replies. Is there much of a difference between hydrocortisone and cortef? Is one better than the other? Thanks again. (20 replies)
... 2jen, Nausea is not a side effect of Cortef. It could be that your body doesn't like Cortef in which case you could switch to it's generic Hydrocortisone. Just ask your doc to switch you. Not a big deal to switch & it just might help you. It might help you to go to the dose schedule I mentioned before to spread out your dose. You may also have to add 5mg. You should... (20 replies)


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