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... I was taking potassium pills for awhile in the hospital but my blood work was back to normal by the time I was released to go home from assisted living. ... (2 replies)
... Is your potassium high? ... (2 replies)
... od pressure is usually pretty low. My family Doctor did some blood work but everything seemed fine. My cortisol for the morning was 19.0 fasting Glucose was 94. Potassium was 3.6 Sodium was 143 and TSH 3rd generation value was 2.65. But I keep trying to tell them something is seriously wrong. ... (11 replies)

... hi everyone that resonded to my plea my vtamin b12 is low i was taking potassium as it was low but because i have stomic ulers they took me off it now once again my legs hurt like heck wish i could find a doctor in canada to help me if anyone knows of one please let me know thanks (6 replies)
... You can eat all the bananas you want, they won't hurt you at all. What do you mean by "each time I have went to the ER"? Why are you going there? I've had Addisons since I was 12 and only go to the "ER" when I break something (like my back/neck, leg, shoulder, etc). Once I drank way too much-that sucked. If anything your potasium will go high as a result of dehydration, not... (7 replies)
... isis.All my levels are normal when the severe spells happen.The doctors and ERs have only recorded the high blood pressure and rapid heart rate and sometimes low potassium but everything else comes back normal and they right it off as me having a panic attack or just plain crazy . ... (4 replies)
... Has your endo checked your ACTH, sodium and potassium levels? ... (6 replies)
... What are your test results? ACTH can be a tricky thing... I had cyclical cushing's - low during the day, high at night so no sleep, nauseous and weak during the day. I did not gain or lose weight for years...all my tests were normal. But then, oh man, things changed, and my body fell apart worse than I thought it could and I gained like crazy. I never drank so cannot tell... (4 replies)
... I, too, had all the symptoms (passing out, fatigue, weight loss, low blood solium, high blood potassium, etc) but normal ACTH stimulation test so I was sent back to the family dr. Nine months later I tested low for aldosterone (cortisol was still normal) so my dr. started me on prednisone and Florinef. So, don't give up-- sometimes the symptoms appear long before the lab... (8 replies)
... You need cortef or a steroid. Florinef only replaces the mineral corticorsteroids and is not all of what you need but a portion and maybe not even the portion that you need. Cortef or any form of generic hydrocortsone is more like what the body produces naturally and is "easier" on the body. It is a short acting steroid that will give your body some down time just like your... (10 replies)
... uri and my daughter starts college in mid august in DC. I'm a bit scared about her being so far away and not having tihs under control. Her echo was fine and her potassium was good this time around. she is wearing compression stockings to keep her bp up. ... (2 replies)
... TIC! In the normal individual cortisol levels are seen to pulse. Low cortisol production in either the serum or the urine after ACTH stimulation is diagnostic of Addisons disease. ... (3 replies)
... This regulates the salt, and potassium and water balance in the body. ... (3 replies)
... can cause palpitations. In fact, low potassium and Addison's, as well as blood pressure issues can all cause them. ... (6 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)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (10 replies)
... high potassium is a sign of addisons. Be sure they do the STIM test properly so it counts. ... (8 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (1 replies)
... primary is also treated with florinef. Some with secondary addisons eventually need florinef. ... (1 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (4 replies)

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