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... ose coming the way of a 15 yr old. I was elated to find this forum, perhaps, like the rest I have discovered, it is just another source of stress. And the whole potassium thing... thats up to the specialist. ... (7 replies)
Addison's??
Jan 25, 2013
... I lived life with all of the symptoms of Addisons till 1998 when I finally had an all out Addisons crisis. I was 41 and that is how I found out I have Addisons. With cortisone my life is so normal now. ... (3 replies)
Addison trouble
Jun 20, 2010
... This is such a hard road! My doctor suggested I may have the beginnings os Addisons. I don't have low or high potassium and am never very dehydrated like that. Byt I still have to get my levels tested to see. ... (10 replies)

... even now I will have cortisol levels out of the blue. Addisons disease ran in my family as does many autoimmune diseases. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Saga Though I agree with the prior post about signs of addison's it does depend on whether it is primary or secondary addisons. If you have secondary addisons (meaning it is NOT the adrenal glands that have the problem,...it is either in the pituitary or hypothalamus gland) you would most likely not have the tanning problem or even the potassium/sodium problem. While the... (4 replies)
... your potassium high. You didn't mention if you add salt to your food. ... (4 replies)
... I have a couple of questions... someone said addisons disease can give you mental illness like symptoms... ... (0 replies)
... Hi........so, I went to see the Endocrinologist for the first time on 5.20 for symptoms that I have been having for 30 years, but for which I have never seen a doctor before. So you might say I have an "extensive" history with Adrenal Crisis symptoms, including and especially fainting spells and chronic fatigue. These symptoms have become so acute in the last 2 years that they... (0 replies)
Addison's Symptoms
Jan 23, 2013
... also a good Endo. I have asked many what they know about Addisons and rejected them if I knew more than they. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Denise: I'm so sorry to hear you're not feeling better! First of all, I need to tell you, I'm not all that well-educated on this stuff, I'm just on a mission to learn as much as I can so I can live my best life. But I'm not a medical professional, and even the medical professionals in my family (two pharmacists and a PA) don't know a thing about Addisons. As far as... (7 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. ... (3 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)
... 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! ... (4 replies)
... Yes, I am on medication for addisons diagnosed in Jan 1998. ... (18 replies)
... I simply transferred info from another board I use. Part of it below. Are you suspecting secondary addisons? How are your salt & potassium levels? Have you been checked for autoimmune antibodies? SECONDARY ADDISONIAN (Pituitary malfunction): Low cortisol production can be seen if the patient has "functional adrenal cortical atrophy" due to prolonged absence of... (1 replies)
... ed again and called me a few days later. Ya know it's not right when the actual doc calls you instead of the nurse. She told me I had low cortisol levels, high potassium levels and to come in to take a ACTH test. I did that last week and am awaiting results. ... (4 replies)
... That helps regulate sodium, potassium and prevents dehydration, all of which can make one tired and listless if off balance. If sodium is low, potassium is high you need Fluorinef. Also make sure your thyroid dose is adequate, as both Addisons and hypothyroidism can cause depression when inadequately treated. ... (16 replies)
... It was there where I found out that my potassium was slightly low. Also, after 2 liters of IV fluid replacement, they did the a standing blood pressure test, it went from 102 to 112. ... (0 replies)
... Have your doctor check your sodium and potassium labs as well as your chloride. ... (4 replies)
Symptoms
Apr 21, 2006
... Taking the amount of Florinef you are could lower the potassium too much. I assume there is a good reason you are on so much. ... (9 replies)


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