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Cortef dosing
May 7, 2007
... MaryAnn, Hi, have you noticed if your hair is falling out or your face is getting more hair. I'm just wondering, because my endo told me that DHEA would do this, and it really scared me. Of course he said it wouldn't do it any worse than the steriods would, that was real comforting. ... (24 replies)
... Thanks for replying jk!! and thank you ever so much for your prayers!!!! Good news. I live on the Michigan border and have an appointment to see an osteopathic doc in 2 weeks in our twin city across the border! Until recently they were not taking patients, but they called on Wed. and are taking me.I found a friend who can drive me as i can't drive anymore....too dozzy and poor... (15 replies)
... I just can't help wondering what your docs say about the low potassium, almost negligible a.m. cortisol, low DHEA, low testosterone, and high oxalic acid. ... (5 replies)

... even tho I told her that's been normal all along. She did dismiss the salivary tests saying I need a serum cortisol and said to keep the appt in December with the Endo. ... (7 replies)
... I did read on lab tests online that a high DHEA along with a high alpha hydroxy progesterone test would indicate a adrenal tumor, etc. Any thoughts Chris? ... (7 replies)
... Hi Gavi112 - Glad to hear you got an appointment through, let us know how it goes. Hopefully your endo will give you some insight into what is wrong. rlpowers - I'm sorry to hear of your health problems. From what I understand, Addison's is not generally progressive once it is treated properly. It could be that you are feeling worse because of a different problem, it... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Addison's about 10 years ago. It took the docs many years to figure out whats I had. I am on two different types of steroids, Prednisone and Flurinef to keep my blood pressure up. Even after all of these years of being on the steroids, I still get vertigo and joint pain so severe it is hard to walk at times. Just in the past six months I have started... (4 replies)
... thanks Joodles for replying. I have never had any steriod hormones in my life so that cannot be cause. I have had no other tests at all other than the saliva test that I paid for myself after being advised to have it by a medical herbalist. It was a surprise to get the results! My GP says the endo is a very nice lady and I know my GP spoke to her personally the day I... (4 replies)
... so, ill let you know how things go next week...im trying not to get my hopes up too high to be dashed again. ... (15 replies)
... Dan, i noticed you posted on this thread in 2005 - any progress? I have very similar symptoms and I'm looking for a diagnosis. I'd love to know how your search went. -terence (3 replies)
... My cortisol was recently tested 8 a. ... (1 replies)
... I began having hot flashes, sudden severe sweating, and low blood pressure in October of 2010. I didn't think anything of it until April of 2011. I stopped getting my period in March 2011. ... (0 replies)
... Now, obviously there is something going on with my HPA. The extremely elevated morning cortisol, and low morning cortisol, explains my fragmented sleep and consequential fatigue. And many of the other data bears out my inability to heal. ... (10 replies)
... early morning. Even assuming that the high is greater than my midnight level, it still probably would not fall within the range expected at early morning. ... (10 replies)
... not calm down for hours, I crave salt and have a sodium level the lowest number considered in the normal range yet I eat salt like crazy. FOr 15 years I have had low blood pressure on and off and lately it has been low 3 times when checked by dr. ... (2 replies)
... ful, exhaustion, achy, sore throat etc. I have had several labs done and many show my hormnes are out of whack. My Progesterone, pregnelone, cortisol, ACTH are low and in saliva my DHEA is triple the top of the chart. IN blood my DHEA S is normal. Thyroid is the same as it has always been. ... (0 replies)
... s, and resultant low testosterone. ... (17 replies)
... adrenal insufficient with adrenal fatigue. My IM gave me the results of my adrenal function testing and went over them in detail. The nurse had told me that the cortisol was normal.. and ACTH high.. well actually... ... (12 replies)
... With him being on high doses of the steroid for so long, plus the pancreatitis, have him tested for diabetes too. ... (12 replies)
Thyroid v. adrenal
Dec 12, 2004
... My dhea is high in relation to cortisol but I do not take any DHEA. What does all this mean. ... (6 replies)




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