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... the cortisol and a couple other tests on my own and found that my cortisol was higher than norm in the morn, and much lower than norm the rest of the day. AND my testosterone was higher than normal range for a man!! I am wondering if there is any connection... I haven't run across anything yet. ... (1 replies)
... Sorry for the repeat post... the first one didn't show up until way after I posted my second one... maybe it was my computer?? Sherri :)~ (1 replies)
... don't know enough about how to treat low testosterone in men. Testosterone therapy can raise estrogen levels which is desired, but estrogen can go to high in T therapy. In men estrogen is usually ignored. ... (5 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)
... Hey there, didn't see this here, and been just laying around new years.. nothing to celebrate at the moment. Anyways, I don't think I have much of a dry mouth, and I do try to drink plenty of fluids, but I also noticed after Wednesday trying to exercise that now I am still having problems and I am even starting to urinate a lot again and not hold my water. Does that sound... (37 replies)
... My endo has readily accepted me having a big say in how my addisons will be treated. I am the first women he has written a script for testosterone gel replacement. There are women on other forums using the testosterone replacement. ... (37 replies)
... forth several times from Hydrocortisone to prednisone. Since you were taking the max dose of prednisone it made you feel good. You are also taking the max dose of Hydrocortisone, but it doesn't last as long so splitting it helps. ... (4 replies)
... I read that primary Addison's is low cortisol and low DHEA. I talked with my doc tonight and he's going to change over my 5mg prednisone to 30mg Cortef, double the DHEA to 50mg, and double my estrogen to 2. ... (0 replies)
... that the doc was treating with 60 mg of prednisone for about 6 months. ... (12 replies)
Need Advice
Apr 12, 2005
... years ago I saw an Endo because of hirsutism and an increased Testosterone level. He did an ACTH stim test and it was normal. ... (2 replies)
... I see two natural sources. One is OTC: Pregnenolone: From an endocrine functional definition glossery: Pregnenolone is a natural hormone made from cholesterol in the body. Pregnenolone is an intermediate in the synthesis of all steroid hormones. It is synthesized inside the mitochondria, the tiny "power plants" found in each cell. Pregnenolone is synthesized from... (18 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 16, 2007
... mg levothroid, and .1mg of florinef...and now paxil for anxiety. I am gatting fat, tired, sore and have no energy. I have never had my testosterone checked or mentioned...and I have never been told anything about protein...just salt, and I am sure I get plenty of that...I eat salt!! ... (12 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)
... As far as what hormones I'm taking, I am only taking Synthroid 200 mcg. I've never been on any cortef or prednisone so that's not a problem. I should tell you though that ANY medication I have ever had to take requires MUCH HIGHER doses than what most people require. ... (1 replies)
... and more than anyone that I know with addisons. That is a tremendous amount of meds. I think your also on a very high amount of prednisone too though. Dont quote me on that though as I have never taken pred. I take dexamethesone. I too have had this for almost 28 years I am thirty now. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Jdar and Noevr, I'm sorry you are going through this. A few points to consider. 1. Addison's or cortisol deficiency is not difficult to control; 2. 7.5 mg of hydrocortisone is a tiny dose. Well below full replacement and very low for even a mild deficiency. 20-25 mg of hydrocortisone is equivalent to 5 mg of prednisone. The typical starting dose for a female... (4 replies)
... Hello! I am currently on 30 mg cortef a day. 20 morning 10 at 4pm. I am also on 2 grains of naturethroid and testosterone replacement. I have been diagnosed as hypopituitary. Every day I wake up exhausted. Very few nights do I make it through without waking up at 4am or 6am. ... (2 replies)
... I don't have muscle atrophy, if anything i've gained a little without even doing anything. Im on testosterone aswell though, have been for years, so perhaps this prevents the muscle breakdown. As mentioned, was very thin and unwell before diagnosis. ... (20 replies)
... Sypher7, have you considered Prednisone or tried it before? ... (20 replies)
... I am sorry to hear that you are in menopause. Er, I had a hyst (total) so I deal with that too. I am sorry to say that I take more medications than you. I am panhypopituitary so I have to replace all my hormones. I also take florinef. Night is fine for that - I used to do that. I take a couple of thyroid meds, estrogen, testosterone, a couple of pain meds, florinef, salt,... (19 replies)


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