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... I have normal thyroid levels buy my primary doc did a 24 hour urine cortisol test and the level which was very low. ... (2 replies)
... That is why I am asking...is low potassium or dehydration indicitve of Addison's or of a more minor form of Adrenal Fatigue? ... (7 replies)
... and loss of potassium and magnesium. Magnesium is involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. ... (7 replies)

... The endocrine doctor was baffled about why I get tremmors. Its too bad you have to go through this so young. I am 26 and brought this uppon myself by taking ecstasy. I made my bed and now I have to lay in it. ... (7 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... trakos, Here is a bit of information about how the ACTH stim test is supposed to be done. I hope you can find another endo to retest you. ... (3 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. The ACTH stim test must be done correctly. You need to get off the Cortef. It is "VERY VERY careless" of your doctor to prescribe this to you with out being diagnosed. The ACTH test is the best way to check for addisons. ... (4 replies)
... I am in the same boat. I have had a lot of work up and EVERYTHING points to adrenal fatigue. I read a book on it and it seems I am the "perfect" candidate for it. ... (1 replies)
Adrenal crisis...
Jan 21, 2011
... Sounds to me that you are suffering from either total failure on both parts of your adrenal gland or partial failure. ... (1 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)
... I was diagnosed with Addison's Disease when I was 19 yrs. old. I'm now 38. It is possible to live a normal healthy long term life with Addison's. ... (26 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)
... in my part of the country do not think too much of saliva tests. Perhaps yours will, however, the standard of care for most Endocrinologists utilizes blood work to make the determination of whether Addison's Disease is present. In addition, most endos do not recognize "adrenal fatigue. ... (8 replies)
... and it's a shame that no one replied to you. ... (2 replies)
... s starting to look like I have a ring of dirt around my neck. ... (0 replies)
... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. Specifically, it is used to diagnose or exclude adrenal insufficiency, Addison's disease and related conditions. ... (7 replies)
... Will look further back on the board to see if you've listed them anywhere before! Am I right in understanding you have just gone through the loss of miscarriage? ... (11 replies)
... Having read the web today I see where low B12 usually helps cause this Addisons. ... (0 replies)
... It might be a good idea, if you are nervous about it, to ask an endocrinologist about your case. They really are the experts, and they should be the ones doing the weaning. ... (7 replies)
... This is just an example, not a recommendation, as you will need to work with your Dr on that. The other drug for salt, potassium and water balance is crucial if your electrolyes are off. ... (3 replies)
... and take in 2 cups of bullion a day and keep my level about 131 and the burining, cramping, tremors and anxiety goes away. With the fludro I retained fluids, had to go off asprin and was afraid of blood clots as I have MS and not much activity. ... (1 replies)


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