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Adrenal Insufficiency and Flu

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Adrenal insufficiency is a condition in which the adrenal glands, located above the kidneys, do not produce adequate amounts of steroid hormones (chemicals produced by the body that regulate organ function), primarily cortisol, but may also include impaired aldosterone production (a mineralcor... Read more on Wikipedia

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immune-suppressing quality.  They had to leave me on pred...
...flu vaccine or pneumovax.  My pulmonologist has to give me the go-ahead after viewing my lastest chest xray.  As well, I was pulled off plaquenil because of it's immune-suppressing quality.  They...
days.  Be very aware of the signs of adrenal insufficiency...
...hydrocortisone (similar to prednisone but on different dosages).  Your wife might be able to handle the 10mg taper, but I wouldn't do it more often than every three - four days.  Be very aware of...
for other things. I had used high doses of Prednisone...
...flu again or whatever. I was tested for antibodies when I saw an endo & am primary. Addisons/adrenal insufficiency can be brought on by using steriods for other things. I had used high doses...
adrenal insufficiency which I take hydrocortisone for....
Hi all. I have CFIDS (Chronic fatigue syndrome) & adrenal insufficiency which I take hydrocortisone for. I got a severe flu late January this year, and ...Also got a 2nd flu not quite bad as...
on waking and usually a dose of 2.5mg hydrocortisone...
...adrenal insufficiency and autoimmune thyroid disease, I crashed with ME/CFS in 2000 but didn't get my endocrine system treated till 2002 when I did improve. However I have never been able to get o...
just while they were sick with the flu etc..... prednisone...
...much more serious without the adrenal gland....and usually, those on a cortisol replacement ( cortisone) would need immediate medical attention and would probably be directed to up the dose a bit j...
a \"crisis\" coming on, in order to increase my HC, ie;,...
...prednisone for the same purpose as you. She never felt good after they changed her to HC for the AD. She was recently re diagnosed with Cushings. Apparently the treatment of several steroids cau...
have I triggered some sort of adrenal insufficiency...
...a shower exhausted me), lack of feeling in my hands, feeling like I couldn't breathe very well; in short, as if I was coming down with a very gnarly flu. I took my normal 2.5 mg, and feel so much...
had the flu this past season and it was absolutely brutal....
I had the flu this past season and it ...for cortisol. Many CFS sufferers have adrenal insufficiency and any sort of physical ...as being sick with the flu, taxes the adrenals even more...
My son has been checked for adrenal insufficiency two years...
My son has been checked for adrenal insufficiency two years ago and everything ...the electrolytes. He dose take .2mg of Florinef in the morning.  For ...that he has had since the flu have not g...