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... acting steroid and it is more difficult to mimic the natural cortisol rhythm of the body, but my quality of life was far worse on hydrocortisone. And I find sleep to be difficult on both. ... (3 replies)
... For some reason I used to get up 4 o clock in the morning every day! I took small dosage of cortef then and it let me go to sleep easily. My cortisol levels came out to be very slow when I did salivary test but I didnt think they would be so low right in the early morning. ... (9 replies)
... My Doc says I dont have a cortisol issue but I am hypothyroid for over 20 years and have only ever used Synthroid. Have you had your TSH, free T3 etc tested recently? ... (1 replies)

... then you need to savor it. Lay down as much as possible. Sleep as much as possible. And don't stress. If the kids make a mess of the house then let your husband clean. ... (39 replies)
... I have had insomnia for 41 years and now I can go right to sleep for the last year or so. ... (2 replies)
... I think your doc is wrong. If I got shingles I would take extra for 3 days when most severe to see if it helped. A normal persons cortisol would release automatically if needed. By finding all the people you can to talk to about their experiences you will learn much more than from any doctor. ... (11 replies)
... I use to have low BP syncope ect ect. ... (7 replies)
... ng and sleeping hours. If I don't take enough in the evening, I wake up a few hours after going to sleep, or very early in the a.m. and am still tired, but can't sleep and have low cortisol symptoms.. so then I take 2. ... (14 replies)
... ut 3 years ago I was constantly under the weather so my gp referred me to a general health consultant. Had a range of tests and the only thing that came back was low cortisol. So I had the ACTH simulation test but that came back normal. ... (1 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 realise these things about 'too much steroid'. However, my body rips through the HC SO fast, that I get low cortisol symptoms all the time, even on my high dose! ... (20 replies)
Low sodium
Feb 3, 2009
... I'm glad the doc is testing your cortisol to see where it's at. Many times doc's don't think anyone has anything wrong with their adrenals, so they never test it. Post your labs when you get them. ... (2 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Sep 22, 2007
... Thanks for the reply. My main symptoms as of now are feeling extremley weak. tired all the time. I sleep and sleep some more. I get shaky at times, and get very dizzy. shortness of breath often happens with the dizzynes. any physical activity wipes me out. ... (88 replies)
... I burn through hydrocortisone so quickly and am aware of symptoms several times everyday. Also, I wake in the middle of the night with what feels like low cortisol symptoms and cannot get back to sleep. So then cannot get up in the morning. ... (4 replies)
... functioning. A lot of the symptoms often feel similar to low cortisol and so i've increased my steroids, but I know that it's related to my menstrual cycle as I've been tracking it. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Orion. I have very unrefreshed sleep, low exercise capacity and sugar cravings. I don't know what my blood pressure does when I stand up though. I don't get light headed. ... (16 replies)
Back pain
Jan 21, 2007
... Lower back pain around the kidneys is a common symptom of low cortisol. Usually morning back pain that slowly goes away during the day. I used to sleep in, but since my adrenal problems if I don't take my morning dose on time I will have back pain as the morning progresses. ... (8 replies)
... Dear Grinchy, I can surely sympathize in your quest for help for your daughter. How old is she? My son was 14 when he rather suddenly took chronically ill. It took us 2-1/2 years to get him diagnosed. You might also request that they measure blood levels of renin and aldosterone and do an ACTH stimulation test (if Orion didn't already mention that one!). There are no... (12 replies)
... tinued to feel crappy, and barely left the house. When I did, I would over do it, and then be bedridden for days. Because of the continued fatigue, I visited a sleep medicine doctor. ... (10 replies)
ACTH question
May 1, 2006
... I was falling asleep at the drop of a hat. My cortisol numbers were less than 1. The doctor put me on cortisol but I didn't think it was helping because my pituitary wasn't putting out the ACTH either. ... (8 replies)

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