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I have an acth deficiency and take hydrocortisone daily.. I am starting to lift weights. Should I increase the dose when I add weight or reps.?

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Dr. Mohammed Younus
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Good question

And only your treating physician can decide.
Acth deficiency is serious disorder with many ramifications and should followed closely if you are starting an exercise regimen.

In brief: Good question

And only your treating physician can decide.
Acth deficiency is serious disorder with many ramifications and should followed closely if you are starting an exercise regimen.
Dr. Mohammed Younus
Dr. Mohammed Younus
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not

It should be dependent up on your blood tests, cause of your deficiency, your age and your other disease modifyers.

In brief: Not

It should be dependent up on your blood tests, cause of your deficiency, your age and your other disease modifyers.
Dr. Ajay Acharya
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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