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... and Adult Growth Hormone levels were fine. They want to put me on fludrocortisone. My interpretation of this is that I have Addison's rather than Hypopituitary as the AGH and thyroid are ok and, as far as I know, they only give you fludrocortisone for Addison's as your aldosterone isn't affected by hypopituitary problems.. ... (33 replies)
... position. I take salted meat with me to bed at night so I can eat right upon waking and have to eat frequently or I become hypoglycemic and I need a lot of salt as well. I love vinegar as well. I crave licorice root. ... (5 replies)
... Were you diagnosed as anything else first? ... (3 replies)

... in regards to my second post, I am also going to try to take more of my steroid earlier in the day, and get away from the late night dose. Seems a little scary as this is what my body is used to, but i also think that i've gotten myself into a bad habit. ... (2 replies)
... I am not using this as a substitute for medical advice. I simply want to be an informed patient, and one way of doing that is to pick others' brains. ... (5 replies)
... I saw a dermatologist Sept 2010 because I noticed darkened spots on my face that concerned me. She dx'd it as melasma, a skin condition that women who are pregnant or are taking BCP commonly have. Since I've had a tubal ligation, that doesn't really apply to me. ... (0 replies)
Adrenal issues
May 6, 2011
... I will try to make this as short as possible. Over the past several years I have had extreme fatigue, anxiety, and very bad pain all over my body. ... (0 replies)
... Recently I visited an endo who ran more tests and again the issue of low cortisol came up. She did another ACTH stim test but I think they did this one wrong as well. ... (10 replies)
... So here is what I do know. As the years progressed so did my symptoms. ... (0 replies)
... I to have flank pain it wanes and waxes with the weather changes and humidity. I started drinking more water and had my renin level as well as potassium acth calcium pick something and they checked it. All was fine. ... (1 replies)
... I was doing pretty good as far as my health up to about 5 years ago. ... (1 replies)
... adrenalism, hypothyroidism, as well as hypo almost every other hormone and vitamin deficiencies. ... (17 replies)
... I am around the same age as you, female and my symptoms are identical, right down to the weight loss over the past few months. ... (6 replies)
... Yea I have a hard time sleeping as well sometimes, I take prednisone though, I've been on that for 5 years now, but I was on cortisone first and my body wasn't doing as great as my doctor wanted. ... (7 replies)
... rmal body stressors. I would ask to be referred to an endocrinologist for testing, but may need a referral from your primary doc. The symptoms tend to get worse as time goes on if treatment is needed and not started. ... (5 replies)
... as well as eating salmon often. Next I'm going to try a higher dose of vit A, and also borage oil for the GLA. ... (10 replies)
... From what I have been told, as long as you are monitored then a pregantcy is perfectly ok. just be sure to plan it with your endo. ... (1 replies)
... Something is not right here. You can get fatigue from to much steriods, where your muscles atrophy, I can't think of the name right this minute. Look it up. Or, you need to change your prednisone, or be checked for POTS, or Hypothyroidism. Are you sure you are not Cushing from all the steriods? That can happen too. I get the feeling it isn't the HC that isn't working for you,... (20 replies)
... Thank you for the prayer and concern. As it is I already know as soon as my family doctor gets my lab work back I already had to have done I will be told I have to go to a nephrologist AGAIN. ... (6 replies)
... And as for how long you will be feeling better, that depends! Some people feel better right away when they start the steroids, like magic! ... (6 replies)

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