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... I'm curious, have you tested positive for the adrenal antibodies to have Schmidt's, or do you already have full blown Addison's? ... (1 replies)
... call endo actually called and put me on 20 mg hydrocortisone morning and 10 mg at night, but my personal endo called back a week later to say that dose was too high and to cut it in half. ... (2 replies)
High potassium
Aug 26, 2010
... We could be twins! I had many of the symptoms you desribed before I was diagnosed with Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency. ... (10 replies)

What is going on?
May 20, 2004
... I have been feeling fatigue for 6 months. A few weeks ago I had a cortisol test. ... (0 replies)
... 120mg is an extremely high dose... people usually panic when they hear I'm on 60mg. I also have hashimoto's, gluten intolerance (e.g. positive bloodwork but negative biopsy therefore not celiac, but perh. latent), and barely-measurable adrenal levels via saliva test (2005). No anti-adrenal antibodies for me, however. I also had well below range neurotransmitters and most... (5 replies)
... Today was day 4 since I was taken off my hydrocortisone meds. My last Dr. ... (1 replies)
... I lasted from 1999 to 2003 with undiagnosed Adrenal Insufficiency. I spent most of that time in bed extremely sick. Luckily for me I persisted in pestering my doctor to find out what was wrong with me. ... (2 replies)
... Thyroidal Antibodies I assume your doc is testing both adrenal antibodies as well as Thyroid antibodies. I couldn't find too much listed on the Adrenal antibodies, but here is a whole list of the Thyroid antibodies! Lots eh? ... (5 replies)
... Well, I notice when I'm low on cortisol I am fatigued but I can't sleep, when I raised my cortef to 20mg I sleep all the time but wake up tired still usually. Yeah I seem to be gaining weight easily now. I've never been overweight but everyone says it looks like I'm bigger, like I've been working out (my face is just more full and my weight gain is more proportionate than... (18 replies)
... If you aren't feeling better on 20mg versus 12.5mg, you could try Hydrocortisone to see if you feel better on it. Adrenal problems require experimenting to find what works best for you. You have to be the "driver", getting the doc to OK what you want to try. ... (18 replies)
... So I think that your adrenals are still producing some cortisol. Yeah!! But because you are still having so much fatigue and headaches, makes me think that you are under medicated, as both are main symptoms of low cortisol. But if you feel better on less, more power to ya. ... (13 replies)
... infection of Lyme. There are many of us on the board that have secondary adrenal Insuf. due to Lyme. It destroys the adrenals and the thryroid. And causes alot of neurological problems. ... (14 replies)
... most likely the beginning of addison's and is seeing an endo for frequent monitoring but has not started hydrocortisone yet. We both have hashimoto's throiditis and take thyroid repacement medication. This was also picked up by the endo. ... (5 replies)
What is wrong?
Feb 2, 2014
... on such a low dose. And often symptoms of too little cortisol can be mistaken for too much, and this is because when you're producing too little cortisol, your adrenal glands sense this as somewhat of a "danger" and so produce adrenaline to try and compensate for the necessary cortisol not being produced. ... (4 replies)
... In Chinese Medicine, adrenal glands are known to be the "glands of vitality".. and in Western Medicine, they're known as the "glands of life".. ... (10 replies)
... This sounds a lot like what my son has been going through. He is working with an endocrinologist and has been diagnosed with low thyroid and adrenal insuffienciency. ... (1 replies)
... I've been diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency, almost a year ago. ... (2 replies)
... weight loss, heart palpitations, and near total fatigue. After many blood draws, ct scans, MRIs, etc. a simple cortisol level test showed me dangerously low in adrenal function and that was confirmed with the ACTH stimulation test. ... (14 replies)
... The pain in your side could be your adrenal. I had flank pain in the early stages, but most doctors tend to ignore it as a symptom of adrenal problems. My endo actually called it flank pain due to the adrenals. ... (3 replies)
Hi chris
Jan 28, 2005
... Chris I was reading an article that said a low dose of cortisone, does not supress the adrenal glands..Is this true? ... (0 replies)


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