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A 52-year-old female asked:
What are the symptoms of addison's disease other than low cortisol levels?
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Endocrinology 41 years experience
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A 53-year-old female asked:
I have low cortisol levels, though not Addison disease. How may they treat it?
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Many options: I don't know how your docs may treat but I'd advise adrenal supporting herbs like Ashwagandha, Rhodiola & Cordyceps, reducing stress (both physical & emotional), healthy low-glycemic diet, adequate rest & meditation. Treat any infections (including chronic low-grade ones) & avoid allergens/allergenic foods (often undiagnosed). Consider adrenal glandular extracts. See http://www.adrenalfatigue.org/
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A 42-year-old member asked:
How low does your cortisol have to be to be considered addison's disease?
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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: Normal values for a blood sample taken at 8 in the morning are 6 - 23 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dl).
The examples above are common measurements for results for these tests. Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Some labs use different measurements or may test different specimens.Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
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Last updated Sep 30, 2013
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