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... I tried to get an appointment with another doc in town, I can't get in until August! I trust my doc, but feel like it's taking forever to hit the right formula and maybe a second opinion would be helpful. ... (18 replies)
Newly diagnosed
Apr 23, 2008
... I was just diagnosed on April 8th. My endo finally took a blood test after I complained of dark skin and moles all over my body. My cortisol levels were 2.3 and my ACTH was off the wall at 2620. My CAT scan was normal and my antibody test showed that my body did this to itself. ... (6 replies)
... Frequent urination, heart palpitations, anxiety and low blood sugar maybe be symptoms of a more serious nature than just adrenal problems. ... (10 replies)

... We know how you feel. Many of us suffer for a while before being seen by an endo who listens. Most endo's like to focus on diabetes, and I am shocked by what the first endo told you. How silly! ... (88 replies)
72 hour fast!
Jun 3, 2007
... I have been following your posts, because we share some of the same symptoms. I usually post on the thyroid board, but have recently been on the Diabetes board more often due to high and low blood sugar. ... (3 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 7, 2007
... As for the DHEA, I read that around the world they are studying the effects of DHEA in people with adrenal insufficiency and have found that it is quite effective in improving mood and energy, plus it is also supposed to help boost the immune system. ... (24 replies)
... Felt Like My Sugar Has Dropped Lately, And I Should Clarify That Dizzy Is Probably Not The Right Word, I Not Feel Like The Room Is Spinning I Just Feel Like Weak And Like I'm Just Going To Past Out So I Dont Know It Thats Really Considered "dizzy"? ... (6 replies)
... update. Although I don't know much just yet.....I went to the urologic onocologist for my second opinion. He said he was going to have his radiologist read my CT and US films. I also took him my saliva test results and all my other labs that I have had done. ... (7 replies)
... risk OB and he was great. He actually explained that clinically, the biggest risks for me lie with my ITP and colitis, not the addison's, as that can be regulated with additional cortisol as needed. ... (4 replies)
Addison's Disease
Oct 19, 2013
... ur Dr. is a liability to your health! I had an .Endo. Dr. that headed the local Medical University's Endo. Dept. several years ago. I saw him for almost a year and he kept me on such a low dosage of cortisol replacement that I had difficulty functioning in daily life. ... (2 replies)
... I've been having issues for several years now bouncing back and forth between different doctors. I finally have a doctor to take me seriously. ... (3 replies)
... Your stimulation test shows you have secondary adrenal insufficiency. Secondaries will double or more from a low base cortisol which your is very low. ... (2 replies)
... Anyway had the test and it took over 20 hours for my urine to start to concentrate, so because it has concenetrated that will probably be dismissed! ... (3 replies)
... WOW. I have many many of the same symptoms. I had PCOS before menopause and was really overweight. PCOS caused diabetes, because no one ever explained what it meant or treated it. ... (5 replies)
... WOW. I have many many of the same symptoms. I had PCOS before menopause and was really overweight. PCOS caused diabetes, because no one ever explained what it meant or treated it. ... (5 replies)
Adrenal crisis...
Jan 21, 2011
... The symptoms that you are talking about, being tired, being thirsty like crazy, having extremely low blood pressure, leg, back, abdominal and pelvic pain are classic symptoms of adrenal failure on the interior part of your adrenal gland. ... (1 replies)


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