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... I am 24 years old and I was diagnosed with Addison's when I was 17 years old. Since then I have been on 30mg of Cortison a day, Florinef .75mg a day, and synthroid everyday for my hypothyroidism. I have gained a lot of weight too and I have no idea how to lose it. ... (4 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
May 24, 2004
... I have adrenal disease. I have read the posts here, particulary by Chris in St. Louis and found them very helpful. I take DHEA, thyroid, and prednisone. ... (14 replies)
... give me if I am asking questions you've already answered, but I see you mentioned you suffer from POTS. I so rarely see anyone else with the same disorder as me, and was wondering if you could fill me in on your back story with POTS and your symptoms. ... (13 replies)

... Wow, it sounds like you feel miserable right now and need some help, quick! I am sorry no one responded sooner to your post. ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Addison's about 10 years ago. It took the docs many years to figure out whats I had. I am on two different types of steroids, Prednisone and Flurinef to keep my blood pressure up. ... (4 replies)
... s got crazy... I went into adrenal crisis before I was diagnosed. Guess that's the problem with being too stubborn to go to the doctor! I have been prescribed Prednisone and Fludrocortisone. Also Protonix for stomach acid. ... (16 replies)
... undefined Hi, I have some physical symptoms which point to addisons disease. I have bluish black spots o my face and I have had them for so many years. They are always there. my face skin color and general body color has darkened. ... (1 replies)
... Katalina, I'm glad you were taking acidophillus and probiotics, they should have at least kept the problem to a minimum. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks so much for explaining your story to me. Reading your background on POTS and dizziness and your history in general was eerie...it was almost EXACTLY like mine. ... (13 replies)
... I have Addison's Disease, but recently when I went into hospital I noticed that my pulse was in the 70's sitting, and it jumped as high as 147bpm just by me standing up. ... (13 replies)
... I got as low as 79 pounds. Then when they found I had addisons I went all the way up to 145 pounds, then they switched me on prednisone and I was 120 and stayed there for years. Then I had a baby, and I'm 130 and I've had a really hard time losing the baby weight. ... (4 replies)
... Hello again. I again agree with MJ. A primary should be on hydrocortisone, not prednisone and if you had a bad reaction, you were on too high of a dose and you were experiencing steroid psychosis. You certainly won't get that on a minimum daily replacement dose of 20 or 30 mg. ... (8 replies)
... Lisa.....My brother 2 years ago had black out spells and was hospitalized for almost 2 months. Everytime he stood up he would pass out. ... (13 replies)
... lbs. After being diagnosed, my endo put my on 30mg Cortef and 0.1mg of Florinef. I ballooned and was 170 lbs by Christmas. After going through some life altering events, I decided to taper my Cortef with the support of my endo. ... (4 replies)
... I was "diagnosed" with Addison's Disease back in August 2004. ... (3 replies)
... As to the UTI and prednisone causing problems... ... (7 replies)
... This week I received my blood work results.... It's was diagnosed I have rheumatoid arthritis however the dr said he cannot put me on a low dose prednisone to help with the RA since my cortisol levels were so low! He is testing me for Addison's since I guess you can't take prednisone if you have Addison's! ... (0 replies)
... Hello! I'm new here, and I've been reading over other's posts trying to find some helpful information for my mother in law. She's 58 years old, and up until 2yrs ago, her only "true" health concern was diabetes. ... (7 replies)
... educating, blogging on these forums, and perhaps make some crucial lifestyle changes, in order to live the best life you can with compromised adrenal gland function. ... (3 replies)
... to treat Addison's disease and am now looking for a longer term plan. I feel great on the prednisone but have heard it can have ill effects in the long term. Does anyone have any recommendations? ... (7 replies)


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