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... if anyone has any ideas how to put on weight....I'd love to hear. I am very hypoglycemic and so need to eat every few hours, so my low weight certainly is NOT from lack of calories. ... (4 replies)
... I've been there ever since. This year HAS been better, but I am still not very functional. ... (9 replies)
... If you do have addisons 10mg a day is not enough so you would not feel well. Treating the thyroid before the addisons would also make you feel lousy. ... (8 replies)

... Well, I notice when I'm low on cortisol I am fatigued but I can't sleep, when I raised my cortef to 20mg I sleep all the time but wake up tired still usually. Yeah I seem to be gaining weight easily now. ... (18 replies)
... to make my tests come in lower but since I could not say for sure they were mishandled nor could I get a good sample from a chilled one, there is no way to know. ... (2 replies)
ACTH question
May 2, 2006
... Hey Pippsywiggins, I agree with you, docs just want to prescribe the meds and not look for what is really going on. I think there is a root cause to my problems but I have given up on finding a doc who will look for it. ... (8 replies)
... Do you have addison's and not take your cortef until after 8 or 9? ... (4 replies)
... My endo comes in on tuesday so I'm going to call and mention this. I'm not sure addison's is up his alley, but then again I've yet to find a doctor that does specialize in it. ... (37 replies)
... The excercise you are attempting to do has no cortisol to cover it. ... (37 replies)
... ms and different issues, but one thing seems to really stand out, and that is that I have more symptoms similar to Addison's than anything else. It may very well not be, but if that is the case it is very very likely endocrine related and similar. ... (3 replies)
... melatonin, valerian, seroquel, etc. and I never sleep through the night. ... (2 replies)
... Adrenal insufficiency and hyperthyroid share a few symptoms. If your low cortisol is undertreated, then even 1 grain may cause hyper symptoms as the low cortisol is not enough to break down the T3 from the Armour, so the T3 can build up and cause hyper. ... (5 replies)
... flattened Cortisol daily rhythm, and elevated ACTH vs. ... (45 replies)
Dexamethazone?
Apr 29, 2008
... A normal body has a rise in cortisol so it is highest in the morning, a fall in late afternoon to roughly half and at midnight, it is almost zero. ... (6 replies)
... ogel, synthroid and whole bunch of vitamins. I do have trouble sleeping but I try to take my meds in the afternoon. If I need some hydrocort I will take,but will not be able to sleep if to late. Hopefully you will be able to adjust for yourself. ... (9 replies)
... Hey how's it going, yeah I checked out the thread to see what was going on. Seems liek you can do some cardio though so thats really great. Have you had your appointment yet? What has the doctor said? By your results sounds you gotta think it's positive that you only have adrenal issues. My electrolytes have always been pretty normal with a little low sodium. Are you... (37 replies)
... understatement. My vision is getting worse and still have the nasty dizzy spells and being off balance. Went to a pain management specialist monday,who was nice enough to clear up the fact that i do have MS in a very upfront and honest way..lol I have had such severe pain in my low back, legs and feet its been horrible. ... (85 replies)
... Wait a minute, this is not Bipolar. ... (8 replies)
ACTH question
May 1, 2006
... I was falling asleep at the drop of a hat. My cortisol numbers were less than 1. The doctor put me on cortisol but I didn't think it was helping because my pituitary wasn't putting out the ACTH either. ... (8 replies)
... or rapid plunge of cortisol levels after been excessively elevated from over stimulation over a long period of time. ... (6 replies)


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