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Starting HC....fingers crossed

Since my cortisol levels have been very low in the morning for months and all the herbal adaptogens aren't working, my doc is going to start me on a low dose of HC. Since I'm allergic to all the fillers, it has to be compounded. I know some people have had bad experiences with HC, but I really hope this helps. If I can get my adrenals back in to shape, maybe my thyroid will follow.

I also found out I've been taking my sex hormone supplements at the wrong time of day. I've been taking it all at night (a mix of estrogen, testosterone, progesterone and dhea). My doc said I'm only supposed to take progesterone at night and the others in the morning. So maybe that's been a problem too. My recent hormone labs showed my estrogen and testosterone were still extremely low (not even in range).
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Are you going to compound for a longer acting HC as well? Time release? Fillers can be a problem. I have changed brands due to them.

Let us know your progress.
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The only filler in the capsule is a probiotic. I've been on it for 2 days and am starting to get headaches. Not sure if that's a good thing or not.
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I get headaches when my cortisol levels are too low. So it may or may not be related to medication, but an outside issue - as in infection, fatigue, etc.
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