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... Dose distribution in hydrocortisone replacement therapy has a significant influence on urine free cortisol excretion. ... (0 replies)
72 hour fast!
Jun 3, 2007
... ons from falling to concentrations that cause symptoms in the absence of food. Increased release of epinephrine, glucagon and, to a lesser degree, growth hormone and cortisol are the most important components of this response. ... (3 replies)
... Adrenal failure and adrenal insufficiency are used interchangeably in medicine. Both are referred to as Addison's disease. ... (4 replies)

... I had autoimmune thyroid disease since childhood and then had a thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer about 17 years ago. I was put on a high dose of synthroid and felt fine until my endocrinologist started reducing the Synthroid dose about 3 years ago to bring my TSH into normal range. I began having severe fatigue. ... (0 replies)
... Thank you! These will definitely be the next tests we request. He had a terribly sore staph infection on his leg, so had to treat that first. And I want to be absolutely SURE that when the doctors DO agree to give him the cortisol tests, nothing will give him a false result. ... (2 replies)
... I do have diabetes insipidus so that is why I take the desmopressin.. but oddly enough I think the cortef and DI are related.. ... (37 replies)
Update on daughter
Dec 16, 2005
... One friend of mine explained to me that Florinef has Cortisol properties in it. ... (10 replies)
... said HIS protocol would be to do a morning cortisol, then IF LOW, he'd do an ACTH. AND this fam. ... (3 replies)
... You CAN NOT diagnose Addison's disease with an ACTH test. My ACTH was always normal as was my blood cortisol levels. However an insulin induced hypoglycemia test proved that I have no adrenal researve so that at times of stress the symptoms were much worse. ... (12 replies)
... crh test and midnight cortisol sampling. Those are good for a baseline to see how high you are secreting. An ACTH is also good. ... (11 replies)
... type 1 diabetes, hashimotos, pernicious anemia and celiac. ... (0 replies)
... I've heard from those who have lived with Addison's for a long time that the most effective way to achieve wellness is to keep as much of a routine as possible, and increase exercise very gradually! ... (5 replies)
... Then I saw your post the other day about it. I was glad I'd chosen a good one. I noticed he says many things can cause adrenal fatigue, and that a person doesn't necessarily have to have Addison's to present with lots of symptoms. ... (2 replies)
Please help
Jan 13, 2010
... sounds to me that your thyroid is misfiring and being erratic. ... (6 replies)
... I also have Type I Diabetes and Hypothyroidism. ... (8 replies)
... listed shaking as a possible symptoms, but didn't tell what it came from, when it would generally occur, etc. My son has experienced this clenching of his teeth and shaking for a few minutes some mornings when he feels he has arisen too early for his own good. He seems to be a bit "spacey" at these times, too. ... (3 replies)
So confused!!!
Mar 30, 2009
... and advised to take licorice root, gets lots of rest, and a miriad of other "help" ideas. I am having a heck of a time wrapping my mind around the insuffiency part because 2 of the major symptoms don't fit. ... (0 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... With regard to being unable to cannulate me they were using peadiatric cannulas and had my hands and feet warmed in hot water but they soon go cold again. ... (11 replies)
... ACTH and cortisol blood test can prove hyperadrenals, but normal readings are are inconclusive for hypoadrenals. ... (2 replies)
... Through this I am learning to set and keep boundaries, my routine schedule gets off track, so easily, when I feel good. ... (5 replies)

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