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How to raise cortisol levels?

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by acrosstheveil, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    I've been trying for about a year now to get my cortisol levels up. I have severe adrenal fatigue. I've tried pantotheinic acid, pantethine, vitamin c, adrenal glandulars, adaptogens, and methylation protocol but I am just constantly exhausted. My doctor is not willing to prescribe steroids so I'm not sure how I should go about raising my cortisol levels. Any advice?
     
  2. heapsreal

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    google pregnenolone
    this might help too
     
  3. Waverunner

    Waverunner Senior Member

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    The easiest way is to get up at 6 to 7 am and put yourself under a little stress, take a cold shower and drink some coffee but this might be hard for some PWCs. This will increase your adrenal output to a pretty high degree.
     
  4. Helen

    Helen Senior Member

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    Is your too low cortisol level confirmed with a saliva cortisol test?
     
  5. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    no, it hasn't. i've tried pregnenlone but it doesn't seem to do much. Maybe 30mg isn't a high enough dosage?
     
  6. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    i can't drink coffee or caffeine.
     

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