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... I'm having the same problem of figuring out which came first the chicken or the egg on this. I have high Cortisol levels and DHEA levels as well. Not sure if the hypothryodism is causing this or something else. ... (6 replies)
... Hi! Thanks for responding to my post. I was beginning to wonder if anyone visits this site any more. Can you tell me a little more about what your symptoms were or are like, the ones related to the adrenals. I know it is probably hard to distinguish between MS and Addison's disease all of the time. ... (7 replies)
... As somebody working in medical research I have to disagree. The normal ranges are based on cortisol test results from healthy people! ... (5 replies)

... th one of these episodes on Sunday and today I was feeling so bad I went to the doctor. She did every test imaginable and couldn't really find anything, except a high wbc. ... (7 replies)
... I wasn't sure where to post my question but I thought I would start with a board who dealt with ACTH and Cortisol levels often. ... (0 replies)
... m on Seroquel and I hate the stuff. The only thing it does is help me sleep. ... (8 replies)
... c I was 25 years old and had worse acne than I did in high school and got fed up with it. He noticed that I have hyperpigmentation, and asked if anyone had ever mentioned Addison's disease to me. ... (0 replies)
... My cortisol is lower.. and with regards to the ACTH it means as you say.. your pituitary is telling it to make more.. but the adrenals just can not put out. ... (31 replies)
... Does this mean anything to be so high on this test? ... (0 replies)
... because I have symptoms that seem to screen adrenal insufficiency... if surprised or waken up during night I get that panicy fight or flight feeling and my body does not calm down for hours, I crave salt and have a sodium level the lowest number considered in the normal range yet I eat salt like crazy. ... (2 replies)
... I understand that my DHEA is consistently low but I don't understand is my cortisol levels are both low and high. ... (5 replies)
... I have been drinking high calorie weight gain shakes, eating everything in sight, purposely not working out, etc. and for the life of me I just can't gain weight. ... (5 replies)
... Even thou i have Pimery Addisions there checking my levels again with a short synthetic test and a 6hr ACTH test on the 25 Oct, not sure why they are doing this again maybe because my urine level was abnormaly high? ... (7 replies)
... tainly know those symptoms! I have most of them. I was gaining weight like you for a while but now I have stabilized for a bit. I have the side pain. I think what you are describing is flank pain and many people with adrenal disease also have it. ... (15 replies)
... Also, stabilization of your sodium and potassium levels should be done slowly to prevent brain swelling. ... (23 replies)
... ble 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 stress. ... (12 replies)


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