Between a Rock and a hard place.
I was diagnosed with PMR in March 2016, having felt unwell for some months. He thinks the PMR has gone and what I experience when I taper is ...
Adrenal Insufficiency Emergency Injection Kit
Without so much as a warning a syringe and a 100 mg vial of Hydrocortisone and to be fair, a leaflet, arrived in the post today. Shouldn’t so...
Hello BLF friends, Anybody has adrenal glands insufficiency and went from Prednisone to Hydrocortisone? I have more energy for sure but I am ...
Yesterday I received the worrying news that, after a blood test taken by the rheumatology pharmacist he finds my score is 61. 100-400 is cons...
Synacthen Test Results
My Consultant rang me yesterday & l do have Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency, l thought as much because l feel so exhausted. She is referring ...
When it doesn’t rain it pours ☔️..
Hello my dear friends, I suppose it wasn’t going to be an easy ride.. Today was a difficult day....
Does size matter?
Awake at 3.30am again ...... aching in shoulder blades which have felt for the past couple of days....
Hypoadrenalism and hydrocortisone
Hospital endo diagnosed subclinical hyper because my tsh was so low, but more knowledgeable people here suggested central hypo as t3 and t4 a...
Prednisone vs hydrocortisone
I would very much like to hear your experiences of hydrocortisone. It seems like everyone on steroids is on predisone....
Moved back in!
Hello BLF friends I moved back on Friday after hospital. It was a long day....
6 week rash ☹️
I don’t have lupus , i have Sjögrens which can also cause some skin problems....
Balancing T3 over the day (aka fast heartrate at 2am, aka T3 suppressing T4 to T3 conversion?)
He takes 25mg Slow Release Hydrocortisone before bed, and 100mg T4 ( Levo ) with 35mcg Slow Release T3 in the morning. His latest thyroid tes...
And this is me on a good day....
My extreme chronic fatigue has taken an extra twist as I add hydrocortisone into my steroid mix, and I'd be delighted if anyone has thoughts ...
Adrenal + query thyroid
We have been trying for a family now for 12 months and nothing is happening so my GP had my thyroid tested again. Before I started the hydroc...
I have the worst case of hives I have ever had. Literally, entire parts of my body ( stomach, feet are red, swollen and ITCHY!...
Bugs, bed and meds 🗣
A spoonful... 🎶🎶 I must have counted 25 items this morning for breakfast.....
Prednisolone diary 16 - review of the year
This is a summary of how steroids have treated me over the past year. I began 2018 on 4mg pred, but with daily nausea, headache and extreme f...
T3 or NDT with poor adrenals?
Levo till April this year and straight onto T3 only, after returning a poor conversion of t4 to t3. As a result I returned a TSH if 78 and fo...
Hi still here in hospital could b the weekend home fingers crossed feeling better not perfect but better than I was very tired and not got a ...
Update on rash 😬
Finally had gp appointment today . I had 3 issues to discuss , the rash , pain and swelling in joints , occipital pain and headaches....
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