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Severe fatigue in patients with adrenal insufficiency: physical, psychosocial and endocrine...

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  1. Bob

    Bob

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    Severe fatigue in patients with adrenal insufficiency: physical, psychosocial and endocrine determinants.
    Giebels V, Repping-Wuts H, Bleijenberg G, Kroese JM, Stikkelbroeck N, Hermus A.
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    J Endocrinol Invest. 2014 Mar;37(3):293-301. doi: 10.1007/s40618-013-0042-9. Epub 2014 Jan 9.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40618-013-0042-9

     
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    xchocoholic Senior Member

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    I'm not sure I understand this.

    It says salivary cortisol levels are NOT a significant predictor of momentary farigue in AI patients.

    So what tests should be used?

    I was dx with AI via salivary testing. I definitely have a tough time moving in the mornings. I was under the impression that my adrenal test explained this.

    Tx ... x
     
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    I don’t know what they mean by “momentary fatigue”. I thought that adrenal insufficiency caused chronic low energy. Some of the patients had Cushing’s sydrome or AI secondary to another condition. These could have contributed to the momentary fatigue.
     

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