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Addisons and hypothyroid doses

I take 5mg prednisone at 6 AM, and 150mcg T4 at 10 PM.  But if I exercise, I have to take an additional dose of 10 Mcg of T3 and 2.5 or 5 mg of prednisone.  Does this sound reasonable?
I just did 2 days as a ski patroller (cold weather, strenuous) and felt great with the added 5 mg of prednisone.  In the past, I've crashed at 3 PM.  I'm female, 145 lbs.  
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I would up sodium? I would also stress dose in hydrocortisone and nor prednisone as prednisone takes an average of 4 hours to kick in while HC kicks in immediately and so you need HC on hand for emergency use.
Do you have an emergency kit with shot?
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Thanks.  I'm Secondary Addisons so sodium is not a huge problem.  I use HC for short-term needs and emergencies.  I don't have an emergency kit since I don't collapse.  I just get low blood sugar, low blood pressure, and very cold (temps 95 - 96) and tired.
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