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... I noticed on the last thread that some of you were diagnosed wtih secondary addisons. Is that the same as secondary adreanal insufficiency? ... (0 replies)
... ill function, but my hyperthalamus isn't triggering them. I've been on cortef for about a year and a half. I have gained weight and am now back to having regular symptoms again. I've done some research and it really scares me the lack of information I've accepted from my dr. I put a call in today to get a referral for an endo. ... (7 replies)
... if you have 'primary' Addisons Disease, you may be subject to the discoloration of the skin. 'Primary' Addisons is the failure of the actual Adrenal Organ itself. ... (6 replies)

... TIC! In the normal individual cortisol levels are seen to pulse. Low cortisol production in either the serum or the urine after ACTH stimulation is diagnostic of Addisons disease. ... (10 replies)
... I am sorry that you are feeling poorly. But rest assured you cannot have both addisons and adreanal insuffiency. Adrenal Insufficency is called secondary addisons which means your problem is not autoimmune, which is good. ... (2 replies)
... Primary Addison's is when your adrenal glands stop functioning. Secondary means something else is wrong and your adrenal glands are not getting the message to put out cortisol. ... (7 replies)
... Does anyone know anything about ACTH levels? I have had the ACTH stimulation test (results are in a previous post) and have may symptoms of addisons (apart from pigmentation). I have been looking at my results and have seen that my ACTH is quite low. It says it is less than 5 and the reference range is 10 to 49.7ng/l. Does anyone know if this is a problem? I cannot seem... (0 replies)
... primary is also treated with florinef. Some with secondary addisons eventually need florinef. ... (1 replies)
... being a good start to either confirm addisons or rule it out. ... (8 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... TIC! In the normal individual cortisol levels are seen to pulse. Low cortisol production in either the serum or the urine after ACTH stimulation is diagnostic of Addisons disease. ... (3 replies)
... Hi........so, I went to see the Endocrinologist for the first time on 5.20 for symptoms that I have been having for 30 years, but for which I have never seen a doctor before. ... (0 replies)
... Though I agree with the prior post about signs of addison's it does depend on whether it is primary or secondary addisons. ... (4 replies)
... TIC! In the normal individual cortisol levels are seen to pulse. Low cortisol production in either the serum or the urine after ACTH stimulation is diagnostic of Addisons disease. ... (6 replies)
... I'm thinking I may have addisons. It's already been determined that I have hypogonadism due to secondary causes. I am going to a neurologist in july because my doc thinks there may be a problem with my hypothalamus. ... (1 replies)
... I don't have addisons, but have a degree of secondary insufficiency along with hypothyroidism. I have struggled to be properly treated to allieviate my physical and mental symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... as in the hospital in an adrenal crisis. They started her on a cortisone regimen. A few months later her ACTH started to drop. Now the question was it Primary or Secondary Addisons. The Drs searched for a pituitary source but could not find one. Yet they never took any scans of her adrenal glands. Does that sound right to you? ... (1 replies)
... h I have a history of elevated prolactin with no tumor and a recent MRI that still shows no tumor. It was believed that I had Addison's as I suffer from all the symptoms except the darkened skin. The autoimmune antibody test showed negative, which my endo says means that I do not have addisons. ... (7 replies)
... TIC! In the normal individual cortisol levels are seen to pulse. Low cortisol production in either the serum or the urine after ACTH stimulation is diagnostic of Addisons disease. ... (3 replies)
... I presume her cortisol was checked to exclude addisons disease. ... (7 replies)
Pains in Legs
Jun 27, 2009
... hi i was recently diagnosed with secondary addisons because of prednisone a pa at a rheumatology office put me on when really my symptoms were addisons. the pain i have in my legs is excruciating i can barely stand or walk i am so afraid and the pred is a horrible drug. ... (11 replies)


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