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Low cortisol
Jan 14, 2007
... er things it could have caused temporary or permanent adrenal problems. No one can say if his adrenals will recover. He would have to very slowly taper from the cortisol replacement with the help of a doctor to see if they would function. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, This is for the dear people who have been dealing with a weaker form of Addison's...a low functioning pair of adrenals, but not full blown disease. My compounding pharmacist, after reviewing the cortisol results has encouraged me to try using small doses of cortsone cream 1 % to be used 3 times during the day, 8 Am, 12 and 4 PM. Has anyone else ever used this method?... (7 replies)
... Can you get your GP to sign off on it given the lab results in hand? Maybe they will give you a token dose of hydrocortisone. They should not have an issue giving you a note stating the need for leave for past and future testing. In the mean time I am assuming the Endo has given you no hydrocortisol? You might be able to get a small boost by topical application of... (31 replies)

... enal problems, get treated for that then have to adjust their thyroid medicines several times till the right balance is found between the thyroid replacement and cortisol replacement meds. ... (7 replies)
... underlying adrenal problems, that is how I found out about Isocort from other thyroid patients. Of course I did get appropriates tests run first, which did show cortisol so low at night it was scary. ... (7 replies)
More questions
Jun 10, 2004
... I think you should look into using natural progesterone cream. I have used both natural progesterone cream and pregenolone for several years. I think progesterone helped to increase my cortisol levels more so than pregnenolone. ... (6 replies)
... Hi! I am currently treating myself (as well as working with a doctor) for adrenal fatigue and low progesterone. I also take Armour for hypothyroidism. I have tried several treatments over the past 4-5 months, and they all have the same effect on me. The treatments I have tried (individually, not at the same time) are: Wild Yam (tried it mainly to see if it would... (5 replies)
Feb 14, 2005
... I began taking the cream of my own accord since I know a number of women it has benefited. ... (1 replies)
... Am thinking I want to start progesterone cream immediately to see if that will help. ... (4 replies)
... ACTH blood draws are pretty much worthless, especially after starting cortisol replacement. The levels can change through out the day so are only a picture of that moment. You should have had the ACTH stimulation test for diagnosis. ... (4 replies)
... and the cortisol, DHEA, etc... in a cream and the doctor checks the blood and saliva several times to make sure we're getting the right amount. ... (26 replies)
... I used to have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning on the weekends too. I started using progesterone cream several years ago for some pms symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... your estrogen is out of balance with the progestrone and can really impact cortisol availability. ... (10 replies)
... I recently had a full blood panel done and recieved the tests today (via fax from the dr's office). The only thing that was outside of "normal" range was my DHEAs 306 ug/dL with normal range of 45-270ug/dL. I insisted on testing TSH as well as freeT-3 and free T4 levels. TSH was 2.73 with T-3 at 3.5 pg/mL (normal =2.3-4.2) and T-4 at 1.29ng/dL (normal=0.61-1.76). Cortisol... (4 replies)
... I was using the hydrocortisone cream with the prednisone last week and I really did feel better. After about 4 days, MY CAT WENT HALF BALD. ... (4 replies)
... postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. My tests came back positive for parasites, not to mention my cortisol levels where extremely high and I was also suffering from adrenal fatigue. I was given Allinia to kill the parasites and a cream to help balance my hormones. ... (20 replies)
... Van, I'll comment on what tests I've had done. Renin, Plasma Acitvity: .2 (.4-4.5) Had this done post-BLA and mine is way high. ACTH, Plasma 427 (5.0-60.0) This is a VERY high result. 11-Doexycortisol, Serum 6662 (20-130) Never had this one, looks like your doctor was looking for congenital adrenal hyperplasia, probably late onset 11-Deoxycortisol, Serum LC/MS/MS... (11 replies)
Natural supports
Apr 12, 2005
... I have seen you on the thyroid board also. I had my cortisol and dhea drawn with a regular doc and was told they were normal. ... (4 replies)
... I have low cortisol levels and am borderline hypothyroid. Along with this I experience internal shaking. ... (5 replies)
... till tired and can barely get up in the AM or think straight. My anxiety level is way up and any stress is just too much for me. I recently had an 8 AM blood cortisol level drawn and it was 17. ... (6 replies)

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