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Cortisol injections?

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by Kenny Banya, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. Kenny Banya

    Kenny Banya Senior Member

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    Considering that often cortisol is reversed in CFS patients (lowest in morning, highest at night), anyone here had daily cortisol injections?
     
  2. Daffodil

    Daffodil Senior Member

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    LMAO @Kenny Banya hahaha

    that's gold Jerry! GOLD!


    ps. i think cortisol suppresses the immune system so they dont use it much for us
     
  3. erin

    erin Senior Member

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    I was given one cortisol injection for my herniated neck. The orthopedist didn't know I have ME, he doesn't now what it is and I was so much in pain couldn't be bothered to explain ME situation. I actually didn't realized he prescribed this cortisol injection. He gave me the bar code, I went to chemist, given 14 injections (pain killer type) and another extra one which was the cortisol. After getting this cortisol injection I felt brand new in 10 minutes. I'm not joking! It was great I felt normal for the first time. It lasted 3 months. I went back for more he said "cortisol is a double edge sword" what he gave me was one of. My neck was locked and I had a severe mobility problem, now I could hold my head and I will not be given cortisol again. This was 2015 December. Everyone noticed the difference on me after the injection.
     

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