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... You are so fortunate that you're able to take only 15 mg of HC. I would be 6 feet under on that dose. My dosing has fluctuated a lot in the past few years, as I'm trying to arrive upon the right "fit". ... (13 replies)
... I don't know how accurate saliva tests are, but you do have the symptoms of low cortisol. However, usually the heart pounding symptoms is related to low cortisol AND low thyroid at the same time. ... (1 replies)
... About two months ago, I had mentioned to my personal trainer that I was feeling very tired with low blood pressure. This had been going on for a couple months, on and off every couple of weeks. ... (2 replies)

... Look up the symptoms of Addison's Disease. ... (2 replies)
... The lab scales are for normal people with no symptoms. If you are experiencing symptoms of low cortisol and you have low end test results then its reasonable to at least test to rule out cortisol problems. ... (3 replies)
... Wow, you could be describing my life. I have also been battling severe muscle pain, extreme fatigue, shakiness, low BP, chills and other symptoms that seemed to partially revolve around my food intake. I also have a brown pigmentation around my lips and other spots. ... (10 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)
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Feb 2, 2014
... I know you say you feel better on the 15 mg of hydrocortisone, but you may be undertreating your condition, as I've never heard of anyone feeling good on such a low dose. ... (4 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (3 replies)
... an initial dose of 20mg prednisone. Over a six month course she gained 50lbs, but was able to wean herself off the prednisone completely. She was symptom free. ... (7 replies)
... at I thought at the time was a flu, but it never went away. I was fatigued, achy, and spaced out, and have been to some degree or another since then. By summer of 2001 I was no longer able to work and went on short term disability. I felt better that winter and went back to work, though it was hard going. ... (9 replies)
... acth defect and had all but one of the symptoms you list here. ... (7 replies)
... chnace of being benign. ... (0 replies)
... and the results indicated low levels of cortisol and borderline DHEA level. My question is basically how low is too low? ... (1 replies)
... I have been researching these and the more I learn the more I keep mixing them up and getting confused. I am trying to figure out dosage for each of them for low cortisol.... I fit ALLLLLL of the symptoms, but when I had the acth test done it was normal. Plus I eat a ton of salt, which I told them that. ... (1 replies)
... Many times the answer lies with hormones, but 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. ... (2 replies)
... And occasionally i will have blurring of my vision in my lower part of my eye. It started last Saturday and has progressed everyday since. I saw my dr on wed. He ran blood tests which came back normal. ... (1 replies)
... are BMP, and CBC with Differential, ACTH, DHEA, and Cortisol. There is timing to these tests too any lab can draw it and send it out but either the ACTH or the Cortisol is supposed to be drawn in the mornings when it is at it's peak. ... (7 replies)
... es out adrenal insufficiency. So someone please explain, if I start out in the AM with a serum blood cortisol of 11, and it has dropped to either below normal or low normal the rest of the day by way of saliva cortisol testing, and the ACTH rules out adrenal insufficiency, where does this leave me? ... (3 replies)
... I have been dealing with chronic fatigue and symptoms of low cortisol for a while. ... (3 replies)


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