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... adrenal antibodies tested, as the Prednisone might not affect those as much as the hormone levels. I cannot go off Prednisone for testing! ... (2 replies)
... tc. Initially I began to just take a little prednisone for my evening dose as I was waking up a lot in the middle of the night with symptoms of low steroid, and prednisone would enable me to sleep longer through the night. So long story short, I was not doing well at all on hydrocort. ... (0 replies)
... I would agree with Wanda about this. Metapyrone testing is essentially outdated because of much safer and easier alternative testing that likely offer just as or more accurate results. ... (2 replies)

... prednisone. If you are cortisol deficient, then you'll need cortisol to survive, but why destroy your body with all of the long term side effects of a drug like prednisone when there are better less harmful substances available? ... (14 replies)
... Sleep, Rest, Stress Reduction, Diet Changes, Lifestyle Changes, Candida Treatment, Spiritual Wellness, Acupuncture, Alternative Therapy, Counseling, Etc. ... (5 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... sending the right signal to pituitary. There may be a pituitary tumor. Finally, the HPA axis may be suppressed due to sustained therapeutic use of steroids like prednisone which is given to those with chronic inflammation of various kinds. Asthmatics sometimes get in this situation. ... (3 replies)
... I have bounced between Prednisone and Hydrocortisone for years. Once I start retaining water and swelling from water weight, the endo switches me back to the other. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you for your help! I am thinking that I need to find an alternative endo also. I have an appointment with an endo at UCLA at the end of July, but I am not sure how responsive to naturals they will be. ... (5 replies)
... i am unaware of any new breakout medication. prednisone is an alternative some people like. i had more side effects using it. some suppliments help with side effects of corticosteroids. ... (9 replies)
... has she tried prednisone or cortef? ... (11 replies)
... ive had to work with an old dr from up the coast, or alternative practitioners on the phone, because i can rarely even get out to SEE a Dr which sux. ... (20 replies)
... and some of the other hormones I have to take in the hope that I could lose weight. I have also started walking daily. Another alternative is prednisone, but that also causes weight gain, and I think it can be even worse than Cortef. ... (1 replies)
... sending the right signal to pituitary. There may be a pituitary tumor. Finally, the HPA axis may be suppressed due to sustained therapeutic use of steroids like prednisone which is given to those with chronic inflammation of various kinds. Asthmatics sometimes get in this situation. ... (8 replies)
... I go to an alternative MD in Chicago who prescribes the natural hormones for me. They have all the supplements and hormones I need at their clinic. ... (5 replies)
... hi aly - I've been taking natural cortisol 20 mg daily (before noon), 25 mg DHEA, natural progesterone cream and 4-6 Adrene Forte caps daily. All were prescribed by my physician who is an MD. He practices mostly alternative but also traditional modalities - he based giving me the above on test results. The adrenal hormone test was the Adrenal Stress Index test, which is a... (25 replies)


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