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... ead so much and some things seem like they fit me, and then others don't even come close. For one thing, everything I read says that people with Addison's have a low blood pressure. However, right now my BP is high. But that is something new for me. ... (7 replies)
... Do you also have low estrogen? ... (15 replies)
... and all the stress makes everything worse. I found out later, that your Cortisol is released at 4am, so maybe that explains it. ... (0 replies)

... I just had one about two months ago from diagnostechs. It showed up such low values they rounded to 0 at all times. ... (1 replies)
... I have had thyroiditis and low thyroid with RT3 issues for 30 years. I am a 60 year old female. I was originally dx and treated only for low thyroid. ... (0 replies)
... I think you definitely need DHEA especially because you are so young and low on this hormone. I have no experience with adrenal treatment, but I think that you might be a candidate for some Cortef too. ... (8 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Sep 22, 2007
... arn more about the hormone cascade that starts with cholesterol, pregnenolone, cortisol, DHEA and many others. What the doctors need to figure out is what you're low on and why... where the process is breaking down and where supplementation makes sense. Is your cholesterol high? ... (88 replies)
... They told me it wasn't ever low enough to explain my fatigue. I took iron supplements and it was responding a few months later and was low normal in the January 2003 CBC. ... (9 replies)
... I began having hot flashes, sudden severe sweating, and low blood pressure in October of 2010. I didn't think anything of it until April of 2011. I stopped getting my period in March 2011. ... (0 replies)
Why oh why???
Mar 27, 2010
... well i know about cushings, but I thought is was elevated cortisol all the time? ... (8 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. ... (18 replies)
... or both are measured before and after a synthetic form of ACTH is given by injection. The normal response after an injection of ACTH is a rise in blood and urine cortisol levels. People with either form of adrenal insufficiency respond poorly or do not respond at all. ... (12 replies)
... So, I'm wondering how low it was when I was at home and couldn't even sit up? ... (12 replies)
... or rapid plunge of cortisol levels after been excessively elevated from over stimulation over a long period of time. ... (6 replies)
... No, I was not on steroids when I had cortisol test done. ... (17 replies)
Weight gain?
May 15, 2008
... ways been very slim however a couple of years ago I was referred to a new Endocrinologist and he increased my dose of hydrocortisone as he said that I was on too low a dose despite the fact that I felt fine. ... (5 replies)
Dec 2, 2004
... WoW, thanks for your input..Thats how I get when I take my thyroid meds a mixture between hypo and hyper. As a mater of fact since Ive been on thyroid meds my low blood sugar has gotten worse Ive gained more weight as a matter of fact everything has gotten worse except the muscle weakness that cleared up. ... (6 replies)
... All was normal except DHEA, cortisol and sodium. I have hypotension, came out of no where about 4 years ago and I have used medicine in the past to help. ... (0 replies)
... you could feel so much better on the right regimen without tons more testing. Just be seeing a knowledgeable hormonal Dr in your area that would start you on a low dose of cortisol for most of the problems you've shared thus far. ... (3 replies)
... I just did my own saliva test that i ordered and it came back in low ranges. ... (8 replies)

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