hydrocortisone

  1. T

    I replace ALL my hormones. This brought me back to life. But is it sustainable for decades?

    In my opinion CFS is often (not always obviously) multiple hormone deficiency (esp. adrenals, perihperal thyroid sensitivity). I am a medical student in my last year. I replace ALL of my hormones. my energy levels went from the 5th percentile to the 95th percentile. In early twenties my life...
  2. Pyrrhus

    Anti-inflammatories may reduce symptoms in the short-term, but may not in the long-term

    Over the years, we have seen multiple reports that strong anti-inflammatory treatment reduces ME symptoms in the short-term, but may worsen ME in the long-term. Most of this evidence has come from patient anecdotes regarding...
  3. grapes

    Taking hydrocortisone before activity to prevent PEM crashes---I think that's on target!!

    A month ago, as I had reviewed in my mind all the crashes I've had that started in early 2016, it dawned on me that these crashes could be related to my cortisol levels. I even told my Functional Med doc that it's like my cortisol CRASHES after activity, and it takes days to recover from. Those...