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Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 10-22-2009, 01:30 PM
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Posted By jackvance
I just came back from the doctor.. just about...

I just came back from the doctor.. just about everything was wrong with me. Too low on all the vitamins, thyroid trouble, low cortisol, DHEA, magnesium, ferre, etc. Oh yeah and candida was still...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 08-01-2009, 09:37 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Wow thanks, that is what I needed :). After that...

Wow thanks, that is what I needed :). After that last doctor visit I was discouraged enough to stop pursuing this, and I've been just following this course I downloaded on how to treat GAD (general...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 06-05-2009, 10:49 AM
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Posted By jackvance
So.. I finally got some testing done. The doctor...

So.. I finally got some testing done. The doctor took my blood and had a whole bunch of tests run - cortisol, thyroid, kidneys, some other stuff. I was asking to have more than just a one time...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-29-2009, 04:26 PM
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Posted By jackvance
snowangel, I've been suffering from this since I...

snowangel, I've been suffering from this since I was twelve, if not earlier (just don't remember). And my dad has it too I am sure.. he's been seeing psychiatrists for ages now. (not helping btw)...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-29-2009, 04:07 PM
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Posted By jackvance
Rereading, I think Oprah shot through her...

Rereading, I think Oprah shot through her adrenals because she is overworked, overstressed. Then a diet will help yes. But if your adrenals simply aren't producing enough cortisol then a diet won't...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-29-2009, 11:53 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Interesting..

Interesting..
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-29-2009, 01:06 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Damn they don't sell isocort in belgium, or any...

Damn they don't sell isocort in belgium, or any over-the-counter cortisol stuff it seems. :(
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-28-2009, 04:14 PM
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Posted By jackvance
Now I'm worried (seriously).. there is a chance...

Now I'm worried (seriously).. there is a chance to get a fatal reaction from taking cortisol? Same for isocort?


:)
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-28-2009, 12:19 PM
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Posted By jackvance
Hm, nothing lethal can happen tho, right? :eek: ...

Hm, nothing lethal can happen tho, right? :eek:

Anyway tomorrow I'm gonna see if I can get isocort (and something over-the-counter for adrosteron) and take it from there.

Hmmm just had fries.....
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-28-2009, 11:20 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Isocort backfired? :O I thought you could just...

Isocort backfired? :O I thought you could just take that all your life to combat failing adrenal glands..
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-28-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 244
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Posted By jackvance
Snowangel: You better stay away because I kick...

Snowangel: You better stay away because I kick some mean butt! ;)
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-28-2009, 10:04 AM
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Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
I have to have cortisol deficiencies then. They...

I have to have cortisol deficiencies then. They seem to come in pair with aldosterone anyway.

Ok have fun :p And thx for the help
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-28-2009, 09:20 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Is isocort potent enough to help though? Isocort...

Is isocort potent enough to help though? Isocort | Stop The Thyroid Madness (http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/isocort/)
And cortef is prescription only here also, but apparently you can buy it...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-28-2009, 07:20 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Hm I did more of the tests at: Those durn...

Hm I did more of the tests at:
Those durn Adrenals!! | Stop The Thyroid Madness (http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/adrenal-info/)

My pupil test (their inability to stay constricted) showed...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-27-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 244
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Posted By jackvance
Yes I know that, but will a low cortisol count...

Yes I know that, but will a low cortisol count have you feeling stressed and tense all day long?

I ask because I always kinda feel like that, and I thought it was from constant adrenaline due to...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 07:53 PM
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Posted By jackvance
Hm there is no direct connection between cortisol...

Hm there is no direct connection between cortisol and reflexes. The reflex test is used to test if you are very tense. When you are very tense, that is because you feel stressed. So is there a...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 07:25 PM
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Posted By jackvance
Grr can't sleep again, so I got up to eat...

Grr can't sleep again, so I got up to eat something, hope this'll help :/

Anyway, I don't get what you are saying.. you just called your endoc to ask about this? :P

But it's really simple I...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 05:45 PM
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Posted By jackvance
There was nothing at that time stressing me out,...

There was nothing at that time stressing me out, psychologically. Can a cortisol deficiency explain these hyper sense symptoms you think?
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 03:39 PM
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Posted By jackvance
The english word might mean something else than...

The english word might mean something else than the dutch word 'hypertensie' (it doesn't refer to blood pressure). It basically means I'm always in a state of stress, my muscles are always tense. He...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 02:15 PM
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Posted By jackvance
haha I'll keep that in mind if everything else...

haha I'll keep that in mind if everything else fails :). I've already been to 5 different doctors though with my many complaints lol.. (not about adrenals or thyroid tho)

edit: actually, I think...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 10:16 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Hm that's a Health Insurance website.. I can't...

Hm that's a Health Insurance website.. I can't really go around changing my health insurance lol :). The health system is governemental btw.. it's pretty good, I think better than in the US (atleast...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 09:13 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Yes a runner's high, that was exactly the...

Yes a runner's high, that was exactly the comparison the doctor made aswell :). Ah so I guess the urge to not eat isn't that uncommon.

I found something very interesting: Those durn Adrenals!! |...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-26-2009, 06:01 AM
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Posted By jackvance
My typical meals? Ok let me first tell you the...

My typical meals? Ok let me first tell you the things I totally avoid because I have a high intolerance to them (had this tested with a blood sample) : caffeine, peanuts, eggs, black pepper and...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-25-2009, 07:56 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Heh, I wouldn't say I'm slim.. more slim than...

Heh, I wouldn't say I'm slim.. more slim than overweight though (BMI of ~21). I came to this board by googling for forums that dealt with hypoglycemia. And I'm the opposite of energetic. Lethargic...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-25-2009, 03:02 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Ok i went to see the doctor. So I told him about...

Ok i went to see the doctor. So I told him about my little experiment with drinking sugar water and how my glucose levels would rapidly crash after spiking. He immediately started saying this was...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-24-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
Yeah I bought a lot of bread, gonna eat that with...

Yeah I bought a lot of bread, gonna eat that with coconut oil, cheese or ham throughout the day. Don't think I have a tumor though, I've had this for so many years. Tomorrow morning I have a doctor's...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-24-2009, 09:16 AM
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Posted By jackvance
Yes I know.. but my exams start in 8 days. I...

Yes I know.. but my exams start in 8 days. I can't start the diet now because i don't have enough time to get stabilized. If I cut out sugar and softdrinks, I become incredibly sleepy during the day....
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-24-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 244
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Posted By jackvance
I just took one capsule today. But then I was...

I just took one capsule today. But then I was thinking.. do I *really* want to have more adrenaline??

Let me tell you how yesterday went. I went back to my parents, so the evening was spent...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-23-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 244
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Posted By jackvance
Hm they seem to be 100mg capsules of DHEA...

Hm they seem to be 100mg capsules of DHEA though.. please advise? :)
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-23-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
Well I think a lot of my lethargy might be caused...

Well I think a lot of my lethargy might be caused by adrenal exhaustion. And the adrenal exhaustion is caused by the 24/7 injection of adrenaline that I am getting from ingesting sugar. So I think...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-22-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
I have some DHEA, will that work also? And...

I have some DHEA, will that work also?

And on monday morning I'm gonna see a doctor and hopefully I can get some thyroid and adrenaline tests done!
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-21-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
It is equally hard here in Belgium. I've gone to...

It is equally hard here in Belgium. I've gone to doctors for Candida and for hypoglycemia, and they just don't believe me, but atleast they have humoured me :P. (I got my nystatine prescriptions even...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-21-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
Sigh :(. That's what I'm afraid of. But what do...

Sigh :(. That's what I'm afraid of. But what do you mean a natural doctor? Homeopathy? Because I'll need to get a doctor with a real degree on board if I want to get some thyroid or adrenal hormones...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-21-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
Snowangel: Hm you're very wise and informed :). I...

Snowangel: Hm you're very wise and informed :). I definately have salt cravings. I've noticed for years I love salt more than other people. I use a ton to make pasta - it's actually the main thing...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-16-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
I'm taking OcuDyne 2 (dietary supplement with vit...

I'm taking OcuDyne 2 (dietary supplement with vit C, B complex, magnesium, zync,..), nystatine (for candida), tomorrow I think I'll add inulin and probiotics.

And I can't seem to find a doctor to...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-15-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
I totally sympathize with you :hugs:.. I have...

I totally sympathize with you :hugs:.. I have similar experiences. Today I had a real bad day. I think I had a hypo dip at night, because I woke up with shortness of breath, tingling fingers and...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-12-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
Ok thanks for the advice. I'm intent on getting...

Ok thanks for the advice. I'm intent on getting to the bottom of this now :P.

I bought a glucose level tester (for diabetics, heh) today, and I'm gonna use it in the upcoming days to see if I can...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-12-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,666
Posted By jackvance
Wow these are so familiar :O. I have all of this,...

Wow these are so familiar :O. I have all of this, except I don't really know about the physical symptoms. I don't have any pains, swellings or headaches, ever. Well I do have me getting pale and...
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