Have been very poorly since beginning September when a stressy experience sent me over the edge. My GP sent me for a cortisol test after I insisted and it came back borderline. I am waiting to see an Endo but my appointment is on the 14th January. In the meantime I have an appointment to see an alternative adrenal specialist in London next Monday, meaning having to pay out private fees which is a struggle for me. At least privately I will be able to have a comprehensive saliva test/thyroid test which I would not have on the NHS. I have been in limbo since Sept with no treatment and I do not feel at all well. I am worried I may have Addisons disease, does anybody here have experience of this stage of adrenal exhaustion. At 74 years of age I am concerned what the NHS treatment may do to me as they tend to prescribe hydrocortisone which has horrible side effects. I do not know which way to turn, the least anxiety and I am floored. My GP reduced my dose of 125 levo down to 100 as he said my TSH was too high, although I cannot believe this slight reduction could cause me to plummet so low. In March my levels were: T4 23.3 T3 5.1 TSH 0.03 In Oct after the reduction they were T4 16 T3 4.1 TSH 0.1
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