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... For those of you diagnosed with Addison's, have you always exhibited high potassium and low DHEA as many of the text books describe? ... (1 replies)
... maybe an enzyme deficiency that is blocking Cortisol synthesis? ... (31 replies)
... In spring 2001 I came down with what I thought at the time was a flu, but it never went away. I was fatigued, achy, and spaced out, and have been to some degree or another since then. By summer of 2001 I was no longer able to work and went on short term disability. ... (9 replies)

... My nutitional counciler believes that I am suffering from adrenal fatigue and a thyroid problem...my saliva cortisol levels show adrenal issues... ... (7 replies)
... Hello there, this is amazing its like reading my story PCOS, shortness of breath, etc...... and additional.....diagnosis was panic attacks blah blah blah. ... (3 replies)
... I hope you get some resolution soon. The Potassium and Sodium might be something you want to have retested every 6 mos. or more often. Did you say your BP's are consistently low? ... (8 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (10 replies)
... etc. Might take a bit extra cortisol replacement just as a normal body would produce extra. ... (1 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (8 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (9 replies)
... Keep in mind these are my opinions and I'm not a doctor. ... (7 replies)
... Was just looking at your labs, and wondered exactly what your symptoms are? ... (11 replies)
... I have normal thyroid levels buy my primary doc did a 24 hour urine cortisol test and the level which was very low. He told me that my thyroid medicine needs cortisol in order to work properly, but he would prefer an endo doc treat me and schedule any other necessary tests. ... (2 replies)
... ou something that is out of the box, ie. what you've learned from your doc or websites. If you keep on these groups, you will learn more from peoples experiance and knowledge than you could ever learn from reading medical sites. ... (7 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (3 replies)
... Addisons patients crave salt, becasue there is a tendency to be an imbalance between Sodium and Potassium Potassium is uaulaly high and Sodium is low. This causes a salt craving, and considering that sodium is low, the salt is not bad for you. ... (3 replies)
... I am new here and don't know your history, so sorry if this question seems redundant but, how were you diagnosed with AI, and why is your endo trying to wean you off of the Cortef? ... (2 replies)
... You can't diagnose Addison's disease with blood tests for sodium, potassium, cortisol or DHEA unless of course you are almost dead! The only way is one of the provocative tests that stimulate your adrenal glands and looks for cortisol production. ... (3 replies)
... I've seen at least a thousand acth stims with serum acth over the years I've been doing this and never seen the combo of values you have. Your stim suggests secondary AI. ... (31 replies)
... I would ask for a morning cortisol blood test or a 24 hr. ... (3 replies)


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