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... e started steroid therapy with 5 mg. Pred and 5 mg. Cortef in the morning and 10 mg. Cortef in the evening. He recently weaned to 5 mg. Cortef at night. He has salt cravings which appear to be happening more often. The good news is is that when he eats salt, his headaches go away. ... (3 replies)
... i still get those cravings. I have been on meds for over a year & a half and still have found little thats helps. Good luck! Kc (3 replies)
... I just started him on probiotics yesterday. He said he feels a little better from them but I would have never thought to use them for the salt craving problem. We did it for his IBD. ... (3 replies)

... Low DHEA is associated with Crohn's and adrenal insufficiency causes low DHEA. Perhaps you should have your son's DHEAS checked. ... (3 replies)
... 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)
... ut most doctors are not trained to seek out answers that way, but to treat symptoms with drugs. Take your son to an osteopath as they are very good at find out causes and treating the the causes instead of symptoms. Osteopaths are real doctors. ... (2 replies)
... You do have some of the classic signs and symptoms of Addison's, plus a few others. The fatigue, low sodium, low BP, dizziness, nausea, GI problems, thirst and salt cravings are all consistent with it. Since you had borderline low cortisol levels in March, I would get them repeated at both 8 AM and 4 PM if you can. ... (5 replies)
Low sodium
Feb 3, 2009
... If your craving salt then eat some on foods. I know that I crave it and i extensivley salt everything i eat because of the cravings. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I'm a 29 year old female, and was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when I was 15. Back then, I was still able to function normally, I just got tired really easy and had episodes of 'crashes' when I was stressed or overexerted myself. However, I managed to get through high school and lead a fairly normal life until 2000. In 2000, I had a year full of major... (12 replies)

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