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... ll turn white, get dizzy and start throwing up. He cares, so he does for me what I do for him when he gets sick and tests my blood glucose. ... (0 replies)
Feb 20, 2004
... The endocrinologist I am seeing now has me on 5mg of prednisone 1 of fludrocortisone and 25 of dhea a day. And I take calcium citrate as a dietary supplement. There are different types of addisons. ... (9 replies)
... I can't tell what test you had because when I look at mine I have four values and you have 3. I started at a base of 18.2 One hour and thiry five minutes later I dropped to 7. ... (13 replies)

Feb 19, 2004
... I can't urge you strongly enough to find a good doctor that will listen and take your symptoms seriously. Now that I am diagnosed with addisons disease and on medicine I feel like I have a new lease on life. I used to think it must be my thyroid, or maybe this is what it feels like to get older. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you for the feedback i have other health issues besides the Addisons that's what is so scary. None of the steroids metabolize correctly with me. Prednisone has made me so depressed. ... (5 replies)
... I am interested to know as I don't seem to find that many addisons persons have trouble with the HC. I wonder if secondary persons have more trouble, since there may still be adrenal function, tho no ACTH to prompt it. ... (21 replies)
... There are many ways to take the meds and many meds to take. If cortef is not working for you then you may need to try a different steroid. I take dexamethesone now but I took cortef for 17 years. Cortef must be divided and some prefer two doses and some prefer three. ... (2 replies)
... My whole life I loved the taste of salt over sugar so am wondering about that. I am so healthy now and sometimes I think I am healthier than people who have no disorders. ... (18 replies)
... I was diagnosed after having what I believe was whooping cough. ... (18 replies)
... I'm not sure what they will know from the blood work. ... (7 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with addisons.I went to the doc because I was sleeping all the time like forty plus hours sometimes at a time. Now with the treatment I feel much better more awake no longer throwing up, more energy. ... (5 replies)
... hours but still wake up tired. This has been getting worse and worse every year recently. I do every thing I can to motivate and get what I need to get done for my son and then pass out. My husband has to wake me up more and more often to eat dinner because I'm out before that happens. ... (5 replies)
... so hello anyway i have had hypo t for about 2 years with awfull sinsitivity to it having to chop pilsl is no fun and i went hyper on 50 i had to come off it and go back on the thyroxine! ... (5 replies)
... Hi I actually found this board by mistake, but since I have had addisons disease since I was 14 I was so happy to see similar people! I am now 27 and I still have off days, and major anxiety, I have talked to the doc about that and he said it was normal! ... (4 replies)
... I have addisons disease and today, due to my recent tests I have started to increase my hydrocortisone from 20 mg in the am since I was about 16. Now 31 and started taking 20 mg in the am and 10 mg in the afternoon for about a week. ... (3 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 8, 2007
... LD, since the meds for AI make the LD worse, its like, what do we do. We have to wait until our adrenals are completely none functional for it to benefit us to take the steriods. ... (24 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 7, 2007
... As for hair growth, I haven't noticed anything more than what I was already experiencing with the steriods. I pluck my own eyebrows, and wow! since the Cortef, do I have to keep on top of them now! ... (24 replies)
... Addisons are treated the same. Having addisons simply means it is autoimmune. Your husband's is "secondary" caused by the pituitary problem. ... (1 replies)
Looking for help
Oct 1, 2006
... Talk to your doctor about trying Florinef. Actually "INSIST" on it no matter what he says. ... (9 replies)
... Well for about 2 years they had no clue what was wrong with me. I was working out one day and I passed out. I went to numerous amount of doctors and they kept saying nothing was wrong with me. ... (20 replies)

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