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... I was in Fl and got an everlasting tan." I wonder how I could be so naive as to not realize that this tan had to be to good to be true! I never ever noticed the darkening of the creases in my hands or feet either. ... (35 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 7, 2007
... m stange that you should have your doses strung out throughout the day. In the normal, cortisol producing body the adrenals squeeze out their biggest doses just as we awake in the am, with another boost in the early afternoon, then it tapers off to very little as we sleep. ... (24 replies)
... ACTH is produced by the anterior pituitary gland. ACTH stimulates the adrenal cortex to secrete a wide variety of hormones including aldosterone as well as cortisol. Like cortisol, aldosterone follows a diurnal pattern of secretion, peaking at 8 a.m. ... (2 replies)

... Doctor has informed on doubling up on dosage if I feel ill with nausea, fever or dizziness as serious signs. ... (3 replies)
... I've been looking up the systems of mercury poisoning, and Metal disease CAN cause addison's as one of the symptoms, as well as affect other pituitary function. ... (18 replies)
... Do you wake up in the morning with a backache that goes away as the day progresses? ... (8 replies)
... Hopefully others reading will pop in with their ideas too. It is helpful to hear from as many people as possible. There are many who have "much more" knowledge than I regarding autoimmune problems. ... (3 replies)
... I am new to these boards as far as posting is concerned, although have read many threads for your help. ... (2 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (3 replies)
... I have been pretty scarce on this board for a while, as my son was to the Mayo and diagnosed with something other than what I suspected he had. ... (8 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (8 replies)
... It was pointed out to me, that on this board, there is a lot of controversy over the condition we speak of, known as Adrenal Exhaustion. Conversely, that condition is readily accepted on the Thyroid board. Which view is accurate, I am not sure. ... (4 replies)
Thyroid adrenal?
Feb 13, 2006
... hormonal imbalance. It does not have a lot of support in the established medical community. The syndrome does not show up on normal adrenal function tests and as such has come under fire. ... (20 replies)
... u've haven't offended us. I'm not going to be angry with someone that is starting out trying to find answers, especially a child. I'm sorry you took my advice as anger, nor was it an attack, it was meant purely to be helpful. ... (7 replies)
... When you are already low on body fluids and electrolytes, as you are in this situation, you should always add salt to your water. ... (7 replies)
... You can't diagnose AS by an ordinary blood test for cortisol, although that's the first test doctors will do because it's cheap. ... (12 replies)
... All written by experts in the field say the cortisol should have doubled as a result of the ACTH stim test, though. Did you have sodium, potassium, renin, and aldosterone measured as well? ... (9 replies)
Nov 21, 2005
... Your answer was probably more appropriate than mine was, as the poster was asking if the symptoms of adrenal insufficiency were treatable with antidepressants. ... (6 replies)
... I have been referred to see an endocrinologist for my thyroid as I have a small nodule on it and have thyroiditis. That would be the specialist who would also deal with adrenal problems ... ... (15 replies)
... Yeah, I'd say your story is pretty scary, but I'm hoping that my situation isn't as complicated as yours. ... (7 replies)

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