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... tale signs of your adrenals not producing aldosterone is your body's inability to absorb sodium, thus having low sodium, high potassium. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you again for your reply. Wow, it really helps finding people who have the same struggles as you do....I have lost friends over this. ... (7 replies)
... P.s. I was reading some stuff might want to double check with your doctor about the potassium pills. It can be bad if you are getting too much. ... (7 replies)

... art producing on thier own. From what I am reading about how you feel, your body is aching for the cortisol. Are your MD's trying to wean you off in hopes your adrenals will start producing again on thier own? ... (7 replies)
Sep 16, 2002
... Rob, the book "Adrenal Fatigue: 21st century stress syndrome" by James Wilson has some good guidelines on diet and lifestyle changes. Granted it is written for those with less severe manifestations of adrenal deficiency, but nevertheless, the diet and lifestyle advice woudl be pertinient to you as well. Pixie is right that we need to stay hydrated, but I'm not sure of the... (3 replies)
... y Tinnitus is considered a symptom of Adrenal Fatigue. They will recognize your Adrenal Fatigue by listening to the pulses and checking the energy meridians. The Adrenals are part of the Kidney Meridian. ... (3 replies)
Adrenal masses
Feb 2, 2004
... Hi and thanks for answering are these conditions treated with medication or surgery do you happen to know. (15 replies)
Adrenal masses
Feb 2, 2004
... re. As well as hypokalemia, or loss of potassium, which leads to severe dehydration.. Neither one of these kinds of masses are usually cancerous. Cancer of the adrenals is very rare. I hope that helps some. HeatherW. ... (15 replies)
... Something with the adrenals and I had no testing for that. Just started on thyroid meds. ... (14 replies)
... sed by heat, but found out recently they could be related to dehydration. I have been seeing an Acupuncturist for about 4 months for fibromyalgia symptoms, which helps but evidently cant prevent the "Crisis". ... (0 replies)
... Also, along those same lines should I be getting scanned to check on how far gone my adrenals are and to rule out the possibility of a tumor? ... (2 replies)
... ddison's disease is adrenal insuffiency. Only emergency personnel and friends need to understand but basically it means that your body cannot regulate sodium and potassium and both are very necessary for life and metabolism. Adrenals are poorly understood even by doctors! ... (10 replies)
... stim test say that your cortisol should have DOUBLED in 60 minute's time! Your ACTH is getting UP THERE, which would happen if your body was trying to tell your adrenals to make more cortisol. If it goes much higher, you will undoubtedly experience the tan which goes along with adrenal insufficiency. ... (9 replies)
... lt in your urine and not be able to utilize the water you drink to hydrate your body as well! Try drinking some Gatorade next time you feel badly, and see if it helps at all. This will be a test of whether you are dehydrated. ... (4 replies)
... Dear Sneezydiva, You might want to ask for an ACTH plasma test, if you feel you are unduly tan. Do you notice more tan around your mouth, knuckles, elbows, etc. than anywhere else? Dark moles popping up? ACTH in too high levels is what makes for the tan of Addison's. Some other mutually respected tests are potassium (usually too high), sodium (usually too low), renin... (8 replies)

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