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... daily of cortisol replacement.. and sometimes a bit more if I have overt symptoms of being low. ... (13 replies)
Low cortisol test
Dec 21, 2003
... Since you are already taking a corticosteroid any test for your natural cortisol production will not be accurate. So the spit test is pretty much a waste. ... (2 replies)
... my doc practices conventional and natural medicine and said my cortisol was 'natural'. ... (25 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)
... m to reply to your desperate cry for help. Cu I'm having the flip side of your problem and been fighting the damn doctors to actually listen to me. And my Free cortisol afer 8 months of trauma from a car accident and a cortisone shot that almost killed me is 2450 and I'm functioning fine. SO RELAX. ... (7 replies)
... by William Jefferies, a noted, now retired, endocrinologist from the University of Virginia. This particular doctor wrote about his successful use of "NATURAL" cortisol compounds as opposed to the artificially manufactured derivatives such as prednisone. ... (14 replies)
... The first thing that happens with Cushing's is loss of the natural diurnal variation of cortisol. Normally, cortisol is highest early in the morning and then drops over the course of the day. ... (9 replies)
... I'm currently taking HC, 20mg per day in 4 doses, and am also up to 2 grains of natural dessicated thyroid. Can you please tell me what your opinion is of those cortisol levels? ... (2 replies)
... Cortisol tests should never be performed after doing any kind of physical activity. What you probably did was to falsely elevate your cortisol levels during the test by exercising like that. A cortisol test, especially if it's a one time blood test, should be done with as little stress as possible. ... (5 replies)
... t know a thing about cortisol levels but I have recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. ... (1 replies)
... My cortisol is lower.. and with regards to the ACTH it means as you say.. your pituitary is telling it to make more.. but the adrenals just can not put out. ... (31 replies)
Chris
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 get my natural cortisol from my doctor, who I think gets it from a compounding pharmacy. As best I know it's just called "natural cortisol" but I can find out. ... (25 replies)
... Usually, they draw a baseline cortisol level. ... (6 replies)
... mber what tests they were exactly, but a few months after being diagnosed, I went into hospital for a day of adrenal testing to check if they could stimulate any cortisol response and the results were that I definitely had primary addisons. ... (13 replies)
TSH & Addison's
Jan 14, 2006
... TSH can rise when cortisol is low and fall quite a bit if cortisol is to high or excess or pharmacological amount of steroid is taken. ... (19 replies)
Chris
Sep 29, 2004
... I have read that taking to much DHEA causes cortisol to lower. I am afraid if he raises this then I will go lower than I already appear to be. ... (1 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)
... hi aly - I've been taking natural cortisol 20 mg daily (before noon), 25 mg DHEA, natural progesterone cream and 4-6 Adrene Forte caps daily. All were prescribed by my physician who is an MD. He practices mostly alternative but also traditional modalities - he based giving me the above on test results. The adrenal hormone test was the Adrenal Stress Index test, which is a... (25 replies)
... This is interesting. I like the water and gatorade advice. In my body I focus on lowering Cortisol levels...stress is no good for my MD. It's not in your kids head, that's just another way of saying I don't know. Cortisol is vital for behavior. ... (11 replies)


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