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... up and took her to the local ER. They admitted her. Started her on TPN. Still no improvement...due to a slightly elevated Sed rate they decided to give her a low dose of steroids over a 5 day period. This is when we started seeing change! ... (7 replies)
Nov 21, 2003
... Hi Maggie I too have insomnia. The only time I sleep is when I am really exhausted and I still wake up tired and shakey. I haven't yet been diagnosed with Addisons but am going through all the tests. As I live in England the doctors and hospital tend to take their time. Keep a diary of how you are feeling at certain times of the day, and if you have any other symptons... (2 replies)
Nov 18, 2003
... Can insomnia be a symptom of addison's or adreanal fatigue? ... (2 replies)

... Adrenal insufficiency and hyperthyroid share a few symptoms. If your low cortisol is undertreated, then even 1 grain may cause hyper symptoms as the low cortisol is not enough to break down the T3 from the Armour, so the T3 can build up and cause hyper. ... (5 replies)
... I am a 33 year old male. I ordered a home saliva "stress" test because of recurring fatigue, joint/muscle aches, anxiety, insomnia, lower libido. My cortisol is low-normal and DHEA well above normal. Could this be signs of adrenal fatigue (headed for Addison's), or more likely an adrenal tumor (or worse, cancer)? I am taking my results to a doctor, but I wanted to know... (3 replies)
... Still not on anything for it. At end of October started having severe dizzy spells, low bp, low heart rate, insomnia, severe exhaustion. Ignored it even though I have come close to blacking out several times. ... (4 replies)
... This all is SO confusing. I have been dx'd with adrenal "burnout" or adrenal failure as my doc calls it. He says I don't have Addison's because I don't have adrenal antibodies. Dr. says it's pituitary related. Others with adrenal insufficiency have said their dose of 10-12 hydrocortison is way too low. I'm on 37.5 or cortisone acetate (equal to 25 <0r 30?> Cortef) and... (1 replies)
... especially in the neck and shoulders. HOwever one of my main problems is really bad chronic insomnia. I haven't seen much research indicating this is due to low cortisol. But you indicated that yours was helped by the adrenal glandulars. ... (0 replies)
Mar 24, 2008
... The low LH and FSH may be a pituitary problem. ... (6 replies)
... I have never had an ACTH test. I have just had an 8am blood draw for a cortisol level. ... (8 replies)
... I have had insomnia for 41 years and now I can go right to sleep for the last year or so. ... (2 replies)
Mar 21, 2008
... burning went away but the mental fog cleared as well as some good sleep.....I am just fishing but is it possible that a ufc of 11 is maybe too low for me even if it's with in range? ... (6 replies)
... I really don't know where to go with this, but I have been doing a lot of reading and my blood work and symptoms have pointed me in this direction. I appreciated your input, and will try not to be too wordy! In april 07 I went to the Dr because I had severe leg cramping, insomnia, Gerd and headaches so he tested me for thyroid: TSH .12 (0.34 – 5.60) Thyroxine free .7 (.6... (1 replies)
... Do you also have low estrogen? ... (15 replies)
... Hello All, Well I have been on the hunt for a diagnosis or an answer to the reason I feel absolutely miserable. And so far on paper the Doc says I am great! But, here are my symptoms Chronic diarrhea and cramping (symptoms like ibs) Fatigue/Tiredness Weakness Insomnia (very bad) Anxiety Extreme mood swings(craziness) (1 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue
Dec 21, 2004
... I've read "Adrenal Fatigue" and I did the Scorecard Matrix by Dr. Rind. Looking at symptoms, I weigh heavily towards adrenal fatigue, but by the cortisol tests I'm not. ... (2 replies)
... I would like to have my cortisol level tested again but I'm pretty certain my endo wouldn't do it... ... (8 replies)
Natural supports
Apr 12, 2005
... I have seen you on the thyroid board also. I had my cortisol and dhea drawn with a regular doc and was told they were normal. ... (4 replies)
... or rapid plunge of cortisol levels after been excessively elevated from over stimulation over a long period of time. ... (6 replies)
... hour cortisol saliva test back in May. ... (4 replies)

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