Hi all,
thanks in advance.  I have hasimoto's, and am on Armour thyroid.
I was just prescriped 10mg Hydrocortisone.

Here were my adrenals....

AP Free Cortisol Rhythm - Saliva

06:00 - 08:00 AM result: 15 Normal; ref values:  13-24 nM

11:00 - 1:00 PM result: 5 Normal; ref values:  5-10 nM

04:00 - 05:00 PM  result: 3 Normal; ref values:  3-8 nM

10:00 - Midnight result: 3 Normal; ref values:  1-4 nM

Total Cortisol Output: 26 ref values: 22-46nm

DHEA Pooled value 8 -- ref values adults 3-10

My pupils failed the aldosterone test, but my doctor wasn't comfortable with flurocortisone... will the 10mg HC help, do you think? Anything else I can do? Also: any side effects?

Many thanks
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Did your doc say whether these results were normal or low? They sound better than mine that i did privately.

I know a lady with Hashimotos... she runs a facebook group if you are interested..
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So you had normal tests... And he is giving you a sub par replacement dose...

That you don't need as your results are normal!

I would find another reason for your fatigue or symptoms.
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How are your thyroid levels? Free T3 and Reverse T3 in particular. You also want your vitamin D and ferritin to be optimal too (not just normal). I have found that getting my ferritin above 70 greatly improved my symptoms.
Good luck :)
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What is optimal level of vitamin D, thanks. My ferritin is about 25.
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