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... Addisons patients crave salt, becasue there is a tendency to be an imbalance between Sodium and Potassium Potassium is uaulaly high and Sodium is low. This causes a salt craving, and considering that sodium is low, the salt is not bad for you. ... (3 replies)
... The sugar cravings Can come from the steroids. Steroids many times cause what is called Steroid Induced Diabetes. I would let you doctor know. ... (3 replies)
... Not sure about sugar, but I do know that one's adrenals produce a hormone called aldosterone which can be low in addison's and adrenal fatigue. Aldosterone is the hormone that regulates sodium retention. ... (3 replies)

... been tested for it. I have had bad fatigue, widespread muscle problems, trigger points, dark circles under my eyes for years. I also have problems with my blood sugar crashing and getting extreme sugar cravings or sometimes getting extreme salt cravings. ... (1 replies)
... Ive posted before asking questions about getting a diagnosis. I am very ill and my dr's are telling me it's fibro. My body is telling me it's addison's. ... (4 replies)
... I'm not so sure about secondary AI, but for primary AI, salt supplementation is very helpful. We avoided salt in our household for 30 years because most people get too much in our culture. ... (4 replies)
Question
Dec 2, 2004
... WoW, thanks for your input..Thats how I get when I take my thyroid meds a mixture between hypo and hyper. ... (6 replies)
... I had before are still there 4 years after being gluten free. These are the symptoms that I was hoping would go away. They got better, but are still here. Major salt cravings, major sugar cravings, major protein cravings. ... (5 replies)
Question
Dec 1, 2004
... I should note that most of the above symptoms I didn't know I had until after I was diagnosed and looking back I realized things. For instance, I was really enjoying salted sunflower seeds often eating a large pack a day. ... (6 replies)
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... and I'm currently in an allied health college program, so being active is nothing new to me. I have never unintentionally lost weight before, and I'm doing it right now! ... (5 replies)
... I am completely at my witts end. I have been feeling unwell for the last 5 years. Main symptoms include severe tiredness, extreme salt cravings, low blood pressure, low blood sugar and dizzyness. ... (7 replies)
... ravings. But the biggest thing was no sleep. I'd fall asleep OK at about 11 or so, then be WIDE awake ready to GO at 2 am. Then I'd crash real hard by 5 am or so and not be able to get through the day. ... (25 replies)
... I come with yet another request for help analyzing my symptoms and test results. ... (9 replies)
... sugar cravings, no menstruation, low blood pressure, lightheadedness, hypoglycemia and the like. ... (0 replies)
... the addisons. When I asked about the adrenal before, she told me that it's hard for insurance to cover tests. That why I wanted to bring this cortisol test in, and see what she says. ... (22 replies)
... I just finished reading your letter and I could really feel your pain and frustration. ... (26 replies)
... WOW. I have many many of the same symptoms. I had PCOS before menopause and was really overweight. PCOS caused diabetes, because no one ever explained what it meant or treated it. ... (5 replies)
... WOW. I have many many of the same symptoms. I had PCOS before menopause and was really overweight. PCOS caused diabetes, because no one ever explained what it meant or treated it. ... (5 replies)
... I'm a 29 year old female, and was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when I was 15. ... (12 replies)




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