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... s tests because my adrenal function was still abnormal, I had an MRI, an autonomic response test and a tilt table test, plus TONS of blood work. Talk about a day from hell. ... (85 replies)
... Just thought I would post to say that I too have been diagnosed with POTS after a TTT that made my heart rate increase 40bpm upon standing. I'm curious to find out what they're saying about the adrenal connection - I have a cortisol insufficiency (although they're not saying Addison's) and I've suspected that the two conditions are somehow linked. BTW, I tried 2... (85 replies)
... what. The endocrinologist is suppose to meet with him sometime today once all the urine, blood, and CAT scan results are back to let him know whether or not his adrenal gland is involved. So it's a waiting game..... ... (85 replies)

... Lisa ~ My brother is hospitalized with the same exact scenario as you, in fact this happened to him 2 years ago & they worked him up for almost 2 months and diagnosed him with POTS. They put him on beta blockers too...started with lopressor and switched to topranol. He was pretty much okay on the meds but in the evening would get the bad headaches and would have to lay down.... (85 replies)
... When I got to Mayo, they reran the cortisol test and the cosytropin tests. Both came back low, but they feel that my adrenal function is there. Today is my last day on prednisone!!!!! ... (85 replies)
... Lisa, Thank God you are okay! What a horrible experience. I never imagined something so terrible would happen. I have been worried that you haven't posted but thought it was for a good reason (that you got your diagnosis and had already felt so much better yu didn't have time to post!) It is painfully ironic that such terrible things had to happen to put you in the... (85 replies)
... postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. My tests came back positive for parasites, not to mention my cortisol levels where extremely high and I was also suffering from adrenal fatigue. ... (20 replies)
... ten caused by some improper autoimmune response, they do not seem to have a whole lot in common, in my opinion. In MS, I do not know of any involvement with the adrenal glands, for instance. In Addison's, I am not aware of anyone's having lesions on the brain scans. ... (8 replies)
... A couple months ago I red the book Adrenal Fatigue by James L. Wilson and it helped. ... (12 replies)
... recommended for treatment.....they didn't help me ...So I was given the diagnosis of POTS with vasovagel synscope" this was 1.5 years before I was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency. They were refusing to even look at the adrenals at that point. ugh! ... (2 replies)

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