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... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. Specifically, it is used to diagnose or exclude adrenal insufficiency, Addison's disease and related conditions. ... (7 replies)
... mg. I'd love to hear how you feel after taking it for awhile. The more I read about it.. ... (13 replies)
... t know a thing about cortisol levels but I have recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. ... (1 replies)

... Cortisol tests should never be performed after doing any kind of physical activity. What you probably did was to falsely elevate your cortisol levels during the test by exercising like that. A cortisol test, especially if it's a one time blood test, should be done with as little stress as possible. ... (5 replies)
... I hope it is okay to post here as I have no idea what I have regarding my adrenals..I have my thyroid test results and cortisol results to give you a little idea of my condition... ... (0 replies)
Dec 4, 2004
... c I could cause more harm than good. I'll just wait for my appointment Monday..I just wanted to try a little experiment. ... (9 replies)
... I recently posted on the thyroid board and Meep recommended me to also post here. ... (1 replies)
... far more energy, the sense that I can accomplish what I set out to do in a day, and happier. ... (13 replies)
... Wow! This is a lot. How did they start you with thyroid meds.. at what level? ... (2 replies)
... That is my question. I know it is impossible to diagnose over the internet, but I am looking for some general guidance. ... (2 replies)
... hours as needed. Overtime, this will help you adjust your cortisol curve back to normal. For me, I was an insomniac for about 3 years before all of my cortisol issues hit. ... (5 replies)
... year old son was very ill and without health insurance, so he did not want to go to the hospital. ... (23 replies)
Back Again
Jun 4, 2010
... Also my blood sugar has gone comepletely out of control. I'm around 180 pounds overweight, and despite being on Prednisone have managed to lose 50 pounds using a Swartzbein kind of a diet. ... (0 replies)
... Welcome to Addison's Disease. ... (18 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)
... cathyk, I know it has been a long time since you posted so I am not sure you will get this. I am new to this forum and wondered how you are doing now? ... (25 replies)
... I have been very successfully treated for adrenal insufficiency for the last 5 years by an MD who uses both traditional and alternative modalities to treat the adrenal and support the whole body. He ran both the blood and saliva tests before prescribing anything to me. ... (3 replies)
... ere DIAL, yup .... my story did sound a lot like yours .... when I was reading your story, I was like wow that sounds like me!! Yeap, I have been back and forth to Doctors for a year now. I've been to Cardiologists, family doctors, an Endocrinologist just the other week, and back and forth to my Gyno. doctor. ... (88 replies)
... Sorry to hear you and your son have had such a tough time Pam44. ... (22 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. Hydrocortisone is similar to natural steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland. Hydrocortisone treats severe allergies, skin problems, asthma, arthritis, or many other conditions. ... (14 replies)

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