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Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (3 replies)
... You should not ask for treatment or accept any cortisol replacement before you have been diagnosed. ... (1 replies)
... ls are not functioning well. You need an endo who is familiar with addisons. Your symptoms could be from your thyroid. Craving salt is another thing. We take Florinef for the salt craving. Not something you should take unless it is proven that you need it. Correct procedure for the ACTH test below. ... (9 replies)

... growh hormone levels dropped. Put on Synthroid. Moved to SC. ... (4 replies)
... nd someone that would listen to me, and figure something out, the reason I felt so CRAPPY all the time...there HAD to be something!! I wasn't producing such high levels of ACTH for nothing. The very next day I called my PCP and asked for a referal to a different Endo. ... (0 replies)
... first to 0.15, then to 0.05. I am still maintaining a more normal BP than I've ever had. ... (4 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Sep 22, 2007
... Good morning DIAL, I don't know how far you can get with this, or how fast, without med insurance. Ouch! 1. You've got to get the candida under control. Diet will get you only so far... you'll probably need some anti-fungal(s) too. But as mentioned by others, cut out not only the sugars but also simple carbs, which are converted quickly to sugar. Stick to eggs, peanut... (88 replies)
... I went to my Gen Dr after that, he told me the same thing. I went to another physican who ran a series of tests that included cortisol levels. He also did a 24 hr Urine for Total Cortisol. He said everthing was normal. ... (9 replies)
... he last 2 years. I also passed an adrenal test in the office. I started Cortef two weeks ago. 5 mg twice daily and that helped for 2 days, and then it quit. When cortisol levels came back deficient, they added .1 of florinef which really helped for 2 days and then it stopped. ... (8 replies)
Sep 16, 2005
... I have been diagnosed with Addison's disease now for about 7 months. I take 5mg of Prednisone in the morning and 2.5 at night along with .1mg of Florinef a day... ... (1 replies)
... the birth of my daughter, I started experiencing extreme hypoglycemia. A year and a half ago I was tested for Addison's disease, but everything came back in the normal range. Then I found a new doctor who a year ago did a 24 hour urine test and found that I had slightly low cortisol and aldosterone. ... (0 replies)
... Is it normal to have such low initial levels? ... (0 replies)
... Why is it everyone that are on these forums.. it's just impossible to find someone living a normal life or even close to one. I've tried to search and search.. ... (37 replies)
... Your salt cravings means you need at least more Hydrocortisone or perhaps Florinef also. You get some of the benefits of Florinef from the Hydrocortisone. ... (37 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. After talking to her about severe stress I am under she has now instructed me to take 60 mg a day(3 times a day) for 3 days and then to call her... (3 replies)
... I finally got to the point where I just told her. "I am sorry your paper says I should be fine, but I am not" She decided to check my estrogen and progesterone levels and rerun thyroid counts. If this comes back negative she is going to add an antidepressant along with all the rest of the stuff I am taking. ... (8 replies)
... ium. Since we are lacking in adrenal function many people don't make enough aldosterone to retain the salt we need, so we crave the salt. Some endo's prescribe Florinef to help reabsorb the sodium. But it seems that they don't prescribe it until they see that we have a dire need for it. ... (7 replies)
... The normal way to take it, following a routine more like how a normal person would release cortisol is..... ... (4 replies)

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