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... And you mentioned that you've had a lot of sleepless nights.. is this due to the Addison's? ... (0 replies)
... and have often wondered if I have Addison's as well. Is it possible to do hormonal testing for adrenal insufficiency on Prednisone, or would the results be invalid? ... (2 replies)
... I have bounced between Prednisone and Hydrocortisone for years. Once I start retaining water and swelling from water weight, the endo switches me back to the other. ... (4 replies)

Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... trakos, Here is a bit of information about how the ACTH stim test is supposed to be done. I hope you can find another endo to retest you. ... (3 replies)
... and some of the other hormones I have to take in the hope that I could lose weight. I have also started walking daily. Another alternative is prednisone, but that also causes weight gain, and I think it can be even worse than Cortef. ... (1 replies)
... t cushings symptoms, a little puffiness around the face, and some stomach weight gain, but i was very gaunt before, very underweight.. and now I just look normal to most people. This is the best weight i've been since i ever first got CFS 9 years ago actually! ... (20 replies)
... being a good start to either confirm addisons or rule it out. ... (8 replies)
... now retired, endocrinologist from the University of Virginia. This particular doctor wrote about his successful use of "NATURAL" cortisol compounds as opposed to the artificially manufactured derivatives such as prednisone. ... (14 replies)
... I would agree with Wanda about this. Metapyrone testing is essentially outdated because of much safer and easier alternative testing that likely offer just as or more accurate results. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for your help! I am thinking that I need to find an alternative endo also. I have an appointment with an endo at UCLA at the end of July, but I am not sure how responsive to naturals they will be. ... (5 replies)
... Addison's is only diagnosed when cortisol is so low that it will no longer respond to other treatments. ... (5 replies)
... I go to an alternative MD in Chicago who prescribes the natural hormones for me. They have all the supplements and hormones I need at their clinic. ... (5 replies)
... then I wanted to get up and start my day, then crash by 5 am. ... (25 replies)
... has she tried prednisone or cortef? ... (11 replies)

Associated Tags: addison's, adrenal insufficiency, prednisone effect on cortisol

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