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How Long Should Adrenal Insufficiency Last
Chronic adrenal insufficiency. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any ...Read more
Until treated: If you are deficient in a vitamin, the symptoms will persist (and likely even worsen over time) until the deficiency is treated by supplying adequate amounts of the needed vitamin. It may take some time for symptoms to reverse even after one takes the needed vitamin as it can take time for our bodies to recover from the damage done. It is even possible for some of the damage to be permanent. ...Read more
Dx adrenal insufficiency secondary to long term corticosteroid use. How long for body to kick in and start to normalize potassium?
Depends.: The normal hemoglobin is around 12-14 for women and 14-16 for men. Most people will not have symptoms if the hemoglobin is over 11. But many may have no symptoms at 9 or even 8, especially if the anemia came on slowly. There is a level below which people have symptoms and above which they don't, but it varies between people. Once the count comes up, symptoms should be gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too many hormones: There are thousands of hormones and no way to answer your question specifically. Usually essential hormones are quite resistant to things like malnutrition, and the non-essential hormones return to normal very quickly with return to better nutrition. Check w/your doctor if you have concerns. ...Read more
How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?
Varies: Some depends on how long and how much you used it. More too on specifics about you. Ask the Dr who prescribed for help and don't give in. You're doing the right thing and can be proud. This is what matters as you go through the process. Best wishes! ...Read more
Steroid treatment: The treatment of nephrotic syndrome in adults using steroids (s) is usually for 12-20 weeks. The n response to s is variable, depending on the renal disease being treated. Minimum change disease responds better than focal sclerosis. If s do not resolve proteinuria, other agents may be used. Please speak to your nephrologist for more information concerning you particular case. Good luck. ...Read more
Thyroiditis: Post partum thyroiditis is fairly common. The classic symptoms are hyperthyroidism (palpitations, heat intol, etc) several months after delivery, followed by hypothyroidism (cold, constipated, etc), followed by an eventual return to normal after 12-18 months. Sometimes, not all phases are obvious, and in some the hypothyroidism is permanent. This is probably a variant of autoimmune thyroid diseas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 to 8 weeks : A longer period may be needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Addison's disease how long does it take to reverse hyper pigmentation after starting prednisone and fludrocortisone?
A while?: It will take six months to one year to reverse hyper pigmentation. But the more serious issues are corrected quickly on your regimen! ...Read more
Does long time Caffeine addiction cause stress on adrenals? How to maintain good adrenal health? How long to recovery?
Moderate caffeine: intake is fine but when it is excessive it can be over-stimulating, even on your adrenals. See a natural doc or nutritionist who can do a lab test using saliva and see how your adrenals are functioning. There are natural ways to help in necessary. Peace and good health. Diagnostechs lab website is one I use and it can tell you more. ...Read more
Depends: It can last from days, to weeks to months or longer. Minor today, major tomorrow. It would depend on the circumstances and the person and the way the person responds to depression and the events leading up to this. Remove the cause and the depression often goes away. Not always though. I would recommend talking to someone. Perhaps you should start with your pcp? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After long term Synthroid (thyroxine) over dose of 200mcg for 5 years how long will it be till i feel better? Lowered to 175 cancer suppression.
patience required: With history of cancer (? Thyroid you did not mention ) , TSH stimulates not only thyroid cell also cancer cell , (tsh levels 0.3 to 3) need to know your age and weight , status of tumor to calculate the dose, 200 mcg i don't think is over dose, always needs adjustment , you may have associated diseases , speak to your doctor will make you better with other medication good luck. ...Read more
How long can you live without thyroxine after a thyroidectomy? How long does it take to become unwell?
Hypothyroidism: That is complex. A baby born without a thyroid can have life long severe consequences if treatment is delayed or discontinued. An elderly or compromised person might die because their body can't withstand the additional problem of hypothyroidism. If it is you, otherwise healthy, thyroid was removed you might go a while feeling hypothyroid before you were severely ill. Monitor! take medicine! ...Read more
How long does botox last? If i'm going to spend $400 or $500 for botox, i want it to last as long as possible. How long do the effects realistically last?
Addisonian or acute adrenal crisis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when there is not enough cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. It can manifest with fatigue, nausea, poor appetite, fever, joint pain, fatigue, coma, or seizure. Addison's disease is usually treated ...Read more
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