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Addison's Disease Board Index
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... I have fibromyalgia, have survived early detection breast cancer, had a hysterectomy, have c6 stenosis, high cholesterol and high sugar but not diabetic. I take as few meds as I can. ... (1 replies)
... see how far I have come. Also, consider seeing a counselor or psychiatrist. I went into a deep depression after being sick, and my psych brought me out of it. Be as patient as you can, and the improvement and direction will come. ... (12 replies)
... I am in North Central Horse country. I am in the same boat as you. I find it ironic that my Endo recognized an a.m. ... (4 replies)

... data as well, as it sounds like it was. ... (10 replies)
... on's thread... you perhaps need a combo of florinef which would replace the mineral corticosteroid a normal adrenal gland would produce to keep blood pressure up as well as salt as addison's is a salt wasting disease and you need more than most people in order to keep your bp up and your body's electrolytes in normal ranges. ... (10 replies)
Sodium Safety?
Aug 1, 2007
... As far as I know, there is no shortcut on the ACTH and renin tests. I have gone so far as going to the lab's own instructions and printing them off in vain attempts to get them to get the lab techs to do the test correctly. ... (28 replies)
... 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. ... (3 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 22, 2007
... and take salt tablets with meals. Along the lines of what earlier posters state, the carbs often call me, and when salt calls me as well, I reach for salty corn chips, etc... which take me into that carb cycle. Salting food and taking the salt tablets helps stem those cravings. ... (88 replies)
... I no longer faint but as I said before I tire easily and feel weak alot of the time. Make sure to load up on salt and drink as much water as you can or Gatorade. The compression stockings are a good idea too. Propping your legs up when you're feeling symptomatic helps. ... (20 replies)
... years ago I was on vacation. I was out in the sun alot and didnt drink as much as I should have and I got dehydrated. I collapsed and my heart was racing and when they took me to the ER they gave me fluids and told me to rest. ... (21 replies)
... It took a year for them to diagnose me. I could not eat, had no appetite, and always felt like my stomach was full. I lost 30 pounds. As soon as I started on Cortef, the gastro symptoms disappeared. I am now sad to say that I have gained 40 back! Too much! ... (5 replies)
... After my 2nd daughter was born this past November I stopped working as hard to maintain my food intake. I was just too tired from constant feedings and the fatigue that was already there anyway. ... (3 replies)
... I've seen many secondaries, including me, who started as low as you did and doubled with a very low acth. When those secondaries are put on steroid therapy, they feel much better. ... (4 replies)
... My son definitely has Crohn's as confirmed by biopsies, all kinds of scopes, etc... ... (12 replies)
... and this little baby to protect and I had to know I was getting good treatment. It was only after I found the article showing that my stim test results weren't as great as he thought for him to agree to write a letter to my OB telling them what to look for and how to treat an adrenal crash during delivery. ... (29 replies)
... I've seen all sorts of estimated ranges as to where your AM cortisol should be in your 3rd trimester. I've seen 25 to 35 as the right range. ... (29 replies)
... I had a 29.1. That was at first pronounced by the endo as normal because I had rose more than 9. ... (29 replies)
Cortef
Jan 17, 2007
... If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, consult your prescriber or health care professional. ... (14 replies)
... or loss of night vision then you need to see a neurologist immediately. If you experience sudden sharp severe headaches or a dramatic change in your vision such as double vision you need to go to the emergency room. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks everyone!! I finally have booked an appointment with one of the top MDs/Naturpaths in the area (Toronto). From what I understand he is really good at understanding the latest information regarding adrenal/Thyroid function. I see him on february 6th. In preparation I have done the recommended - ordered an at home lab test to study Thyroid/adrenal. When I have these... (8 replies)


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