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Hyposdrenalism
May 11, 2007
... hypoadrenalism. i think i had been in a crisis because i kept having blackouts seizures hypos faints. went to hospital they gave me three iv drips . of hc saline and floucortisone. then the diabetes specislists! ha reduced dose next day to 20 mg i started feeling lousy again. ... (8 replies)
... You do sound as though you may have adrenal insufficiency. And you say you had a salivary cortisol level done and it was low? ... (2 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 18, 2007
... Your story is very identical to mine, including the recent ''attack" that I experienced last month June, especially with the tightness in my throat area, and have made an appointment with the thyroid specialist, even though my thyroid results with my diabetes doctor came out normal... ... (88 replies)

Cortef
Jan 17, 2007
... is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. Hydrocortisone is similar to natural steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland. ... (14 replies)
... I have been making improvements, but mainly the improvements are from slowly bumping up the cortef. He tried to get me off of it awhile back but I just got sick and I got a throat infection that lasted 3 weeks then he realized I needed it, but he seems hesitant to bump it up. After reading about it I understand why. ... (37 replies)
... I have been there, not with a uniform and a gun, but at my work been there standing there listening to someone talk and just knowing any second I am going to collapse on the ground. ... (38 replies)
... ave subject test tomorrow am praying it gives me a boost of energy! This is the second one I've had since my diagnosis several yrs ago. We've been reducing my cortisol I'm now down to 7.5. Please think good thought for me. I hope it worked. Otherwise I go back up on hydrocortisone and have to start type in diabetes meds. ... (0 replies)
... I'm gonna have my cortisol levels checked this week...ASAP. ... (3 replies)
... A lot of docs are also testing midnight cortisol via saliva. Those are the biggies, but the main thing is to get into a doctor who knows Cushing's. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Kat Boy, you are brave to undertake such a strenuous trip so soon after being diagnosed. It usually takes a few months to get everything stabilized, especially if you are on more than one replacement hormone. I have gained 50 pounds in the last four years with all my medications (I have hypothyroid, secondary Addison's, growth hormone deficiency, and Type 1 diabetes). I... (6 replies)
... I hear you. I have hypopituitarism, which has resulted in my thyroid, adrenal glands and growth hormone levels going south. I take replacement hormones for all of these conditions, plus I have type 1 diabetes. ... (37 replies)
... up for possible diabetes, but may be just hypoglycemia, which would be another sign of adrenal insufficiency! Hope you will soon have some answers. Try to rest and take good care until you receive your aldosterone result. Hope you will soon feel better and get diagnosed! ... (6 replies)
Salty breakfast
Jan 6, 2005
... You may even want to consider the Glycemic Index as a way to control both your diabetes and your cholesterol levels. ... (2 replies)
Addison's? Me?
Jun 22, 2008
... existant. Also, You may have other factors controling or reversing your symtoms of high blood preasure and weight gain. Like, slightly elevated cholesterol or diabetes. I'm not saying this is your case but many things can change your sypmtoms. ... (1 replies)
... Cortisol show up in bloodwork, low DHEA. Currently I have many issues going on and I was curious if any "professional or nurse" could help me calm down a bit. My edno dr. ... (9 replies)
Cushing's
Dec 20, 2004
... I think I posted before about adrenal fatigue. I have never been tested for my cortisol levels. Like I said my doc brought up the buffalo hump. I then searched the net and saw cushing's. ... (6 replies)
... I went through a year of chasing symptoms and looking for a diagnosis for unexplained weight loss and fatigue, when all along it was the asthma inhaler suppressing my adrenal glands. ... (0 replies)
... are STILL "inconclusive". You need to get them to focus on your symptoms and tell them what you think. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I received the results from the stim test and the doctor said it was completely normal. ... (0 replies)
... started treatment for Hypothyroidism . It has been borderline for 10 years but my Diabetic Dr would not treat it. For the last 6 months I have felt really poorly and lost half my head of hair so at last they relented to treat me. ... (3 replies)


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