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... Why do the cortef dosing schedules differ so much depending on the endo? ... (2 replies)
... depression. Now I am back to my old self but sometimes I do feel run down. Could additional cortef help with this? ... (16 replies)
... Stress dosing doesn't usually mean psychological stress, it means physical stress, like a fever, inflammation, or serious injury. ... (4 replies)

Cortef dosing
May 21, 2007
... MaryAnn, I take preg. because it is safer for me to take than cortef because of the Lyme. Allso I am not in complete adrenal failure. I don't know how bad of shape your adrenals are. ... (24 replies)
... I'm happy the cortef is working better for you. It seems to be the drug of choice in most cases because it is the most similar to what your own body makes. ... (5 replies)
... Well Mr. sleepy, maybe we can compare notes because I go to the FFC as well. I have Fibro/ CFS / hypothyroid/ Adrenal exhaustion / anemia/and they have suggested some things, but I have done alot of my own research about alot of this stuff. I too wish another Dr. would have RX'd this years ago - about 2002 or so is when I was diagnosed. It would have made a big difference for... (16 replies)
... But, I am so new to this and worry about the whole dosing thing. Lastly, it could still be the "tail of the dog" where I feel good, then there is some adrenal suppression and I actually need more? ... (1 replies)
... ve had Addison's now for 9 years and have played alot with the dosing and different meds. ... (14 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 18, 2007
... Pregnelonone, you guys have me curious. I have been trying to look it up a little but haven't come up with much. Is it more natural than Cortef or the other corticosteriods? ... (24 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 8, 2007
... I am still going to look into the DHEA and talk with the doctor. I have a feeling he just might change the cortef dosing around a little. Hopefully that might give me some more energy during the day when I need it! ... (24 replies)
... mg of cortef is usually the maximum dose of cortef that doctors will allow unless you are stress dosing for an illness, I have been on 30 for about a year, and am about to start tapering to 20 as soon as they get my low blood pressure under control. ... (8 replies)
... mg, wow you must not have any adrenal functions at all. Thanks for the sound advice. I'm trying not to take too much cortef and I also have been thinking about getting a bracelet just in case something bad would happen. I'm seeing a good endo soon. ... (16 replies)
... Thanks for your responce. It's been a horrible life since 2001. I found cortef about 6 months ago and it has changed my life. I wish my many drs would have suggested this years ago. Have you had any other successful treatments for CFS? ... (16 replies)
... my naturopathic doctor decided to try a therapeutic dosing of cortef. ... (6 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 15, 2007
... Kim, I'm sorry to hear about your friend. I definately feel like the preg. is helping. At first I feel like I was on too high of a dose. So dropped that down to 50mg a day. I am probably going to switch it to 2 25mg pills a day. But my pills are capsule and can't be split, so I am just taking one 50mg around 11:00am. I have been on the Wobenzym N for over 3 weeks now also... (24 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 15, 2007
... opped eating any type of bread product. Breads, doughnuts, crackers, cookies. I know this is also helping, and it wasn't as hard to do as I thought. I'm glad the Cortef is helping you. ... (24 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 15, 2007
... I have a friend that was just diagnosed with AF. She is really reluctant to take cortef so I wanted to ask how you thought the pregnenolone was working for you and if it is a prescription or otc. I still am feeling no relief from the cortef. ... (24 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 7, 2007
... that was real comforting. My endo is giving me 8 weeks to raise my cortisol levels with pregnenolone, Biotin and enzymatic supplements. I also have Lyme and the cortef can have a neg. ... (24 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 6, 2007
... pm. I had tried Predisone for 6 months but felt like it was going crazy, unable to sleep, and so very suddenly irritable at times. The Cortef has been great. ... (24 replies)
... but stress dosing is both an art and a science. As well as DHEA, you may just need more SALT. ... (4 replies)

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