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... daily of cortisol replacement.. and sometimes a bit more if I have overt symptoms of being low. ... (13 replies)
... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. Specifically, it is used to diagnose or exclude adrenal insufficiency, Addison's disease and related conditions. ... (7 replies)
... so that's to be expected. The other issue is that now that you are on prednisone, skipping a single dose isn't going to give you information about what your own natural adrenal and pituitary function is. ... (2 replies)

... Beat it on SCD Diet and Nystatin. Still have adrenal insufficiency that probably preceded CFS. ... (0 replies)
Dec 4, 2004
... na it was really weird,it started with weakness 1st then a few hrs later my face fushed then i was hit with a bunch of energy, but you are right Im not going to tamper with that anymore b/c I could cause more harm than good. I'll just wait for my appointment Monday..I just wanted to try a little experiment.You know what is crazy I never had any problems with my thyroid or... (9 replies)
... I go to an alternative MD in Chicago who prescribes the natural hormones for me. They have all the supplements and hormones I need at their clinic. ... (5 replies)
Addisons testing
Mar 17, 2003
... I think the saliva test is definitely more accurate than the blood or urine in determining slight adrenal insufficiency. The other tests won't show the fluctuations in circadian rhythm that corisol produces at different times of the day. ... (3 replies)
Mr Matthew
Dec 29, 2006
... If you were diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency with no hope of the adrenals working again you will need to take one of the cortisols. The cortisol that is like what a normal person produces is Hydrocortisone. ... (2 replies)
... I have been very successfully treated for adrenal insufficiency for the last 5 years by an MD who uses both traditional and alternative modalities to treat the adrenal and support the whole body. He ran both the blood and saliva tests before prescribing anything to me. ... (3 replies)
... Were you diagnosed with primary or secondary adrenal insuffienciey by your endo? ... (22 replies)
... this is the enzyme that inactivates cortisol in your body. Thus, the active life of your natural cortisol or supplemental hydrocortisone is extended, and you will need LESS supplementation to attain the same level than you would if you were not taking licorice. ... (22 replies)
... Glad to hear there are alternatives to prednisone - yes?? Been on for 9 wks. and going crazy w/water retention/weight gain - and only on 5mcg/daily. Any advice? But don't think endo knows alternatives. (25 replies)
... I am on adrenal glandulars and natural cortisol for my adrenal insufficiency and I love them both. ... (25 replies)
Salty breakfast
Jan 6, 2005
... As for the salt cravings, I would have your cortisol checked. If it is normal, you know you don't have Addison's. ... (2 replies)

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