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adrenal suppression in children

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Adrenal Insufficient: There are herbal remedies, including ginseng, ashwaganda and rhodiola, and also dhea.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
That: Is a tricky one because there is not enough evidence of low cortisol causing low levels of serotonin. Depression, chronic and severe, is associat ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: adrenal suppression is dose related and can even occur at the replacement dose of 7.5 mg prednisone or equivalent. You have to take higher dose for st ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Shiller
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
POTS is a 'syndrome': "Syndrome" = "we don't get it". In POTS, there is an unexplained alteration in the balance of stress/relaxation response (autonomic system) that coor ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Non-issues: B"sd Florinef (fludrocortisone) is the only aldosterone like agent available. To my knowledge, unlike corticosteroids it does not suppress the pituita ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Currently there is: no cure for POTS. All treatments are palliative to avoid symptoms and complications from syncope. It is a molecular genetic abnormality of the autonom ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Normal: Acth is supposed to be low if you are taking prednisone. It should bounce back once the drug is stopped.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Abdominal: No, adrenal suppression is linked to fatigue and overwhelm not abd pain.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Subtle: The child simply seems unwell. May be sent for "mental health issues". By the time the brown skin, high potassium, high eosinophil count, headaches, n ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Only one: Bilateral adrenalectomy.

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