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... in need of steroids, etc. It has become such an unpredictable nightmare because sometimes when I take cortisol at 4am I cannot get back to sleep but am exhausted. ... (9 replies)
... The blood sugar problem is much, much better with a medication called metformin. I was waking up every night at 3am from hypoglycemia, and perspiring a little. It wasn't just that I was getting woken, but also, like you, I wasn't sleeping restfully. ... (13 replies)
... The blood sugar problem is much, much better with a medication called metformin. I was waking up every night at 3am from hypoglycemia, and perspiring a little. It wasn't just that I was getting woken, but also, like you, I wasn't sleeping restfully. ... (13 replies)

... I don't sleep at all at night unless I take something and even then I may still wake up often in the night. My cortisol was 1. ... (9 replies)
... that sounds weird to me. I take my last dose around 4pm so I am ready for bed around 11pm. If your doses are regulated you should not be waking up like that. ... (9 replies)
... pm. I would think that would get me through the night. Or maybe I'm waking up because of taking the cortisone before bed. ... (7 replies)
... You can't diagnose adrenal insufficiency with simple blood tests, you need some kind of stimulation test to determine your maximum cortisol output. I suggest you ask for a visit with an endocrinologist. ... (16 replies)
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... My endo wanted to rule out Cushing's and used the Cortisol test via dexamethasone at night with blood drawn in the morning... ... (2 replies)
... too much cortisol. I was waking up all the time but my cortisol was low all day, high all night, so it took me forever to get diagnosed as I was cyclical. ... (9 replies)
... my last cortisol test showed cortisol less than 1. Obviously I'm pretty fragile.... sometimes it seems so unreal. ... (4 replies)
... Ironically, i'm writing this message at 3 am and i've been waking up around this time for about a week now. I'm guessing something will need to be tweeked a bit to get back on track with the sleep again. ... (4 replies)
... I don't even know for sure if I have Addison's, I just came here looking for some answers for something else and thought I'd try posting this, too :) I will mention it to the endo when I go on the 14th. Thanks! Good luck figuring things out, too! (9 replies)
... How did you develop Addison's? Do you take replacement cortisol? What does your RBC count look like? Have you done a sleep study? I've had problems with sleeping through the night---and more recently, I've woken up gasping for breath too. I'm still working on all my puzzles too---it seems like your doctors are looking for simple answers---are they willing to... (9 replies)
... a few weeks ago about 3 days after that bad episode. 8am Cortisol was 9.3 Growth hormone dropped to 47, which was 69 points lower since when they checked it in the middle of March. TSH was . ... (4 replies)
... so the Prednisone definitely lasts longer but I'm still having a rough time. I used to take my last dose between 8 and 9pm and was waking up by 5am needing cortisol. So I started to take the last dose around 10pm, which gets me through to 6am. ... (1 replies)
... How is the cortisol weaning going? ... (17 replies)
... I have included how I think each question is related to hormones. Remember a single test can be normal but all hormones are pulsed so one test isnt diagnostic of anything. Of course each symptom can also be related to other disease activity so one or two aren't particularly diagnostic either. Many together start to make the pattern more clear. 1. Do you wake up in the... (8 replies)
... acting steroid, i.e., prednisone. I have experimented with this over the past year in hopes of not feeling so awful in the morning. Well, actually I was waking up in the middle of the night often feeling like I was in "crisis mode"... low on cortisol so I needed a longer acting steroid to get me through the night. ... (4 replies)
... lls" going off when there's some sort of danger. The danger here I would imagine to be low cortisol, or low blood sugar. I've read that when adrenaline is high, cortisol is low. Unfortunately, taking cortisol in the middle of the night, along with a ringing head can make sleeping very difficult. ... (3 replies)


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