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... Hi there- this posting is long overdue as I'm having a VERY difficult time managing my meds, moreover, my life. I was diagnosed w/ Addison's 3 years ago, and probably lived w/ extreme adrenal insuff. for a few years before that. I'm new to this forum and am hoping that someone out there might have some suggestions for how to get through the night without waking up in sort... (4 replies)
... kmonaco I did take the dexamethasone orally for 1.5 years in my late twenties. Experienced severe hip pains and later read that it is a hip disolver. Told Endo about it and he immediately switched me from it. Not sure why i went from Cortisone Acetate to dex and then back- It was never explained. Anyways, a month ago he put me on hydrocortisone tablets and they are working,... (5 replies)
... put me on the couch. Still feeling wiped. Thinking about contacting my physician on Monday to get the Dexamethasone oral refilled. Have a hard time keeping my salt level up. ... (5 replies)

... because their adrenals go to sleep. So, playing with little extra cortisone can really backfire. And IMO it could be particularly nasty in your circumstance. ... (8 replies)
Feb 20, 2004
... my hyperpigmentation has lightened, my blood pressure is at a healthy level. I do still do have a great love of salt and no hair under my arms or on my legs. I don't mind the hair part though. ... (9 replies)
... Are you taking salt water with the florinef? ... (7 replies)
... er important, as low BS makes you feel weak, shaky, sweaty, nauseated, etc. It is important to recognize that and get your sugar up. That will get better as your Cortisone dose gets tweaked to just right levels. So explore the hypoglycemia info too, as that is a long discussion in itself. ... (3 replies)
Jan 25, 2013
... d life with all of the symptoms of Addisons till 1998 when I finally had an all out Addisons crisis. I was 41 and that is how I found out I have Addisons. With cortisone my life is so normal now. I was always the skinny, weakly sick little kid and now it makes so much sense. ... (3 replies)
... salt cravings, etc. I am currently taking 50mg cortisone as I'm obviously treating more than just the Addison's. ... (10 replies)
... pm. I would think that would get me through the night. Or maybe I'm waking up because of taking the cortisone before bed. ... (7 replies)
... Wendy, I don't know where all the people are with the answers. I will give you my opinion. Cortisone acetate is not the usual steriod prescribed for cortisol replacement. It has a short half life. It's in your system for less time. ... (1 replies)
... and she suspects that I am dealing with weak adrenals, due to years of emotional stress and now the stress of ovaries not functioning. In the past, I've needed cortisone to combat major hives and severe reactions to posions ivy. Strangely enough, I have high blood pressure, not low.... ... (6 replies)
Back Again
Jun 4, 2010
... it supposededly contains 2.5 cortisone per pill? ... (0 replies)
... heart rate with the cortisone alone. Muscle spasm is a very common symptom of electrolyte imbalance for everyone, not just Addison's patients. ... (2 replies)
Sodium Safety?
Jul 31, 2007
... i agree about complaining - plus the people who see you everyday just see a slow deterioration, hardly noticable. now that i am well, i can say that i was feeling bad for the past 2 years, but the last 3 months before i got diagnosed were the worst. once i started looking for answers, it took me a few weeks, but untimately it was a family friend who diagnosed me over the... (28 replies)
May 30, 2006
... Hi WandaB, I have always shaked on an fdoff so this sint excatly anything new, and i always try some extra cortisone to try and calm it down some times it helps some times it doesnt. ... (11 replies)
... omiting and freezing. I was poked and prodded, until someone did an adrenal stimulation, zero, nada...very little function. I was given predinisone, salt tablets, and synthryoid, because I now had a name...Schmidt's disease. ... (15 replies)
... Are you on cortisone replacement? ... (29 replies)
... thinking wheelchairs if it gets worse so i take liquorice root when i need a boost or at the end of the day as i read low cortisone can interfere with sleep. I take lots more but these 3 are my core med. ... (17 replies)
... I certainly don't feel like it, my salt cravings are insanse, even on florinef. And I have next to no energy on a bare minimum of 10MG HC in the morning. ... (0 replies)

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