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... ed a lot of weight. I am now back to the weight I was 2 years ago. I have read that it isn't the medication but me eating too much. I am also taking Florinef and DHEA. With the combination of the three I am feeling so good again. I took prednisone years ago but don't recall exactly what for. ... (7 replies)
... I get depressive thoughts when I am low on steroid. If you are crashing too often you should talk to your MD about increasing your daily dose. It sounds crazy and I am still getting used to this aspect of my Addisons, but I was dx 3 years ago. ... (2 replies)
... I truly enjoy reading what everyone writes, sounds odd I know, but I am glad you are all here. We have all gong through a lot and have similar stories to tell. I am glad that you are all here to help me too. I am going to try diet and exercise again to lose weight. ... (35 replies)

... My DHEA levels were still really low. ... (1 replies)
... is a horrible idea that could have life threatening consquences. There are a lot of supplements though that can help with some of the systems and make our bodies healthier. I am still learning about these. There is another thread on this board somewhere relating to this. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you Heather. I am taking 0.1 of fludrocortisone right now, along with 0.5 of prednisone and 25 mg dhea.... I do feel alot better from when I was diagnosed in November. I was pretty far gone and ended up in the hospital in adrenal crisis... ... (5 replies)
... No my endo didn't mention anything about needing to increase cortisol, and until reading your comment I didn't realise they were antagonists! ... (13 replies)
... schmidt's syndrome patient for over 20 years. I also have been diagnosed with clinical depression, have had a deep vein thrombosis, one child and during that time have had a slowly declining health state. ... (4 replies)
... day and 100 mg dhea every 8 hrs. It worked for a while along with the Wilson regime. My problem is that DHEA gives me massive yeast infections after a while so I have to lower the dose. ... (1 replies)
... Long term wise, you need to supplement your body with Vitamin D and Calcium, as the Prednisone causes a depletion of the absorbtion of calcium, thus weakening bones and eventually causing osteoporosis. ... (7 replies)
Feb 20, 2004
... The endocrinologist I am seeing now has me on 5mg of prednisone 1 of fludrocortisone and 25 of dhea a day. And I take calcium citrate as a dietary supplement. There are different types of addisons. I need to take the fludrocortisone to keep up my blood pressure. ... (9 replies)
... Those aren't even the same DHEA tests, but yeah, your DHEA may have gone down some since cortisol replacement suppesses ACTH and ACTH is what regulates DHEA. ... (5 replies)
... There is a connection between low DHEA and asthma. If you are taking hydrocortisone or prednisone then your body doesn't make any DHEA. I found my breathing significantly improved when I started taking DHEA. You can get it from most large drug stores. ... (4 replies)
... Your daughters doctor should lose his license. 10 mg of dex is equal to 1600 mg of hydrocortisone and 400 mg of prednisone so she had the equivalences of 11,200 mg of HC and 2800 mg of prednisone over 7 days. That goes way beyond an insane amount. ... (22 replies)
... The DHEA being low has me concerned and I thought it might point to an adrenal or possibly a pituitary issue and might explain why my testosterone has been low for my age. I'm going to a Endoctrinologist on the 13th. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you SO much for replying! I went to the gastro doc today and he ordered blood work and an ultrasound of my abdomen. I voiced several concerns over my adrenals and thyroid, but I don't think he took me too seriously. ... (26 replies)
... I had no idea that you would drop dead if you weren't taking some sort of cortisone. I've been mysteriously ill for 10 years and just recently found out my adrenals don't work so well. ... (14 replies)
... of the time. What time were your tests and did you take the androgel the morning of the tests? ... (5 replies)
... I have had quite a few MRIs over the past 13 years and each one they've never seen a microadenoma. The one prior to this one was in 2001 when I first started seeing this endo. ... (1 replies)
... I dont have insurance right now so I have been self medicating a bit. I never however took the PREDNISONE very long at all. ... (15 replies)

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