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... I have posted on here before about my daughter's low cortisol levels but weight gain has been a problem for her. She has started some supplements and I am now nervous that it might make her gain more weight and thats not what we want to happen. ... (1 replies)
... You are absolutely right that weight loss seems to come with low cortisol. To be honest, I have never come across anyone that has gained weight before treatment with replacement steroids. ... (1 replies)
... Is it possible to have weight gain or no weight loss with low cortisol levels? ... (2 replies)

Weight GAIN
Aug 27, 2007
... very slowly and carefully to see if that helps. My endo does a 24 hour urinary free cortisol test to see that my cortisol levels and dosing levels are appropriate. ... (6 replies)
... that my cortisol levels were low. I was referred to an endo who ran additional blood work. My cortisol came back in the normal range but on the low side. My ACTH, however, was unproportionally high which, my endo says, points to weakened adrenals. ... (1 replies)
Weight gain?
May 15, 2008
... I am 33years old and have had Addison's since I was 11years old. ... (5 replies)
Weight gain?
May 16, 2008
... Thyroid dysfunction and Addison's can go hand in hand. Getting your dosages right is always a chore. ... (5 replies)
Dhea level high
Jan 20, 2006
... You know I was wondering about cushings after doing some research.I have all that above you have mentioned except hypertension blood pressure is normal and I do not bruise easily plus i have low sugar..Could cortisol levels throw off the thyroid? ... (11 replies)
Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... How do you manage to get to 19.75 mg, when the pills usually come in 5, 10 and 20mgs? ... (5 replies)
... Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. But mine was low. Of course it was only one reading. ... (9 replies)
... Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. ... (9 replies)
... was hoping you would give me your opinion on them again. The reasons I want you to look at them again are because the doctor doesn't seem to concerned about the cortisol level and seems to want to treat her thyroid first. ... (0 replies)
Cortisol Question
Jul 23, 2007
... I have some sort of autoimmune disease, but the docs cant tel me what as yet. It has been going onm for years, and is a lot of symptoms that just seems like nothing. ... (1 replies)
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... this should be raising my cortisol levels....what would my cortisone be if I was not on the estrogen...ZERO....LOLOL. I'm sure I've got some endocrine problem... ... (3 replies)
... twice, before they figured out what was wrong with me. I went on steroids for a couple of years, did the massive wait gain, had the facial hair, the moon face and all and gained like 30 pounds. Finally leveled off but really didn't loose the wait and became more stable with corisol levels. ... (9 replies)
... I'm on this journey as well. Failed my cortisol test, going in for ACTH Stim on Friday. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Addison's disease about a year ago and am on 30mg of Cortef. I unfortunately didn't do any research before taking the medication and sometimes question if my doctor was correct in my diagnosis. ... (6 replies)
... Even at my worst my blood tests showed low normal cortisol levels, and high normal ACTH. I would add that weight gain and no skin darkening happened to me. Dizzy spells, sugar craving, low blood sugar and digestive problems are also possible symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... Does anyone have symptoms of both Addison's and Cushing's? ... (11 replies)

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