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... an initial dose of 20mg prednisone. Over a six month course she gained 50lbs, but was able to wean herself off the prednisone completely. She was symptom free. ... (7 replies)
... daily of cortisol replacement.. and sometimes a bit more if I have overt symptoms of being low. ... (13 replies)
... exhausted, and perhaps not producing any cortisol on their own. ... (7 replies)

... CORTISOL. Low cortisol is a major clue. All you need now is to determine if it is primary or secondary adrenal failure. Primary adrenal failure means that your adrenals are defective. ... (9 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 15, 2007
... I don't want to sound like a downer.. but I'm currently on 15mg of cortef and I've yet to feel good enough to exercise, although my problem that causes my adrenal insufficiency may be something more like heavy metal poisoning(we are soon going to test), but I don't know. All I know is I have low testosterone, low cortisol(among a couple other things), and I'm on 15mg of... (12 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 14, 2007
... llergy like symtpoms. He's now gone to a new doctor with his results from the blood test and saliva test. The doctor went over all the results. He came back with low cortisol, adrenal disfunction and low testosterone alone with low sbgh. ... (12 replies)
... was because of the prednisone use.I am on prednisone for my breathing problems which has helped me out alot. I told him I COUDN'T GET OFF OF IT, but he insisted that I needed to. ... (6 replies)
... ds I know the longer you're on them they start to depress the adrenal glands If it continues too long then the adrenal glands shut down and will not produce any cortisol again. I developed chronic pancreatitis from lithotrypsey for a kidney stone. This has added a nother stress to my body. ... (6 replies)
... As to the UTI and prednisone causing problems... ... (7 replies)
... I am going through the same thing you are or have gone through. I am almost off the prednisone and have been taking it since Feb of 08. My cortisol levels are low..I just saw this thread and was wondering how you were doing? ... (6 replies)
... My response to the Prednisone was immediate and wonderful... ... (2 replies)
... I have been researching these and the more I learn the more I keep mixing them up and getting confused. I am trying to figure out dosage for each of them for low cortisol.... I fit ALLLLLL of the symptoms, but when I had the acth test done it was normal. Plus I eat a ton of salt, which I told them that. ... (1 replies)
... Because you have low cortisol level, that might be part of the reason you are not having the typical side effects since the prednisone is making up for what your body needs naturally. Also, I just saw a show on discovery channel about a woman who had lupus. ... (2 replies)
Low cortisol test
Dec 21, 2003
... Are you taking prednisone or hydrocortisone? ... (2 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 16, 2007
... :dizzy: WandaB... My blood pressure is usually terribly low...I have a huge appetite! I hate sweets, but I love fat and salt...lots of salt...What is the deal with the protein and how much should I have and is there a special diet I should know about? I have always taken a whole tablet of florinef and sometimes more in the summer....I quit on the prednisone, to take the... (12 replies)
... but I was on a lot more until recently. My new endo thinks I have been on too much for a while judging by my weight gain and low energy etc. ... (13 replies)
... Elena, Thanks so much for all of your suggestions. I used to take DHEA & stopped because I was taking so many meds and supplements, and just felt like I needed to cut some things out. However, I've been reading about DHEA, and this clearly is one that I should not have cut out, so I'm back on it. However, being that DHEA counteracts cortisol, I'm wondering if this means... (13 replies)
... ust CAN'T!! That is very different from depression! I am working with a new primary I am hoping she will help, but she looked cross eyed at me when I told her my cortisol levels were low. I am doing better now that I am on Prednisone. I need to have my potasium levels checked. ... (2 replies)
... Has anyone switched to prednisone from hydrocortisone, and feels better? ... (4 replies)
... Try magnesium supplements to help get to sleep, its working very well for me! And have you thought about asking if you could try prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (13 replies)


Associated Tags: addison's disease, auto immune disease, cortisol, florinef, hydrocortisone, levothroid, paxil, prednisone, weight loss

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