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... I am taking Prednisone for my Addison's Disease and it's not working yet. I am taking 10mg a day and I'm starting to look like a blowfish! I have a bit of that hideous "moon face" and bloating caused by the Prednisone. ... (5 replies)
... of the US Population get it and I am now going to be a Mayo Case Study! I was told that this often get mistakening diagnoised as Addison's. The prednisone seemed to be helping because the medication they give me for this is in the same family. ... (85 replies)
... I talk with him next week. How can I not feel any good from the HC, but now only bad? ... (5 replies)

... question the Addison's diagnosis because I was still having these other spells and I was worried about taking the prednisone. I was gaining TONS of weight, but not getting enough answers so I went to an endocrinologist. ... (13 replies)
... ll I got an infection anyways. So onto a second type of antibiotic to get rid of the current infection in my surgical wounds. While at the wildlife centre, I was working outside feeding the squirrels, a bee stung me and bacteria got into the wound. ... (4 replies)
... I am not exactly sure what the next step is. Neither do they. They have put me on some meds they are hoping will help, which haven't yet. ... (85 replies)
... My 22 year old son was diagnosed May, 2011 and left the hospital on hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. His endocrinologist switched him to 5 mg of prednisone with breakfast. The switch improved my son's quality of life significantly and he's now working again. ... (8 replies)
... and we were never told the results were not normal. We saw a pediatric endo. a couple of weeks ago where we got the diagnosis. ... (12 replies)
... if anyone has any ideas how to put on weight....I'd love to hear. I am very hypoglycemic and so need to eat every few hours, so my low weight certainly is NOT from lack of calories. ... (4 replies)
... if I'm not working. ... (11 replies)
... In Cushing's the whole talking back and forth gets screwed up. In the pituitary it puts out a hormone called ACTH. The pit actually does not produce cortisol. BUT it is responsible for the adrenals putting out the cortisol. ... (5 replies)
... ydro. i understand your sleep issues. most people with addisons have sleep issues. ever think the reason you are sleeping better is because the pred really isn't working good. i found it takes alot longer for pred to work too. during stressful situations you need help asap. ... (8 replies)
... ocortisone. THAT'S IT. That gets me through the day, and I've begun sleeping through the night, which I haven't done in years. Now everybody's different, and I'm not telling you to try what I'm doing, but I think you should listen to your body, which is clearly telling you that what you are doing is NOT working! ... (4 replies)
... tale signs of your adrenals not producing aldosterone is your body's inability to absorb sodium, thus having low sodium, high potassium. ... (2 replies)
... this I just started since Friday and it has been working great! ... (85 replies)
... Justine, You do need an emergency kit. If you are in a car wreck that really stresses you it could be a real need. If you get the flu with vomiting more than once or twice you should have a shot & go to the hospital for IV fluids. If emergency is called they do not have what you need & by the time you would be transported & they do blood draws at the hospital & all the... (6 replies)
... I've been on Prednisone now for about 18 months. ... (4 replies)
Stress
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. ... (9 replies)
... glucocorticoids. I noticed a difference when I took prednisone v. methylprednisolone and couldn't figure out why. ... (12 replies)
... My son was diagnosed with secondary adrenal insufficiency in late January due to long term prednisone use for Crohn's disease. We got the diagnosis from an endocrinologist. ... (1 replies)


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