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I have been on hydrocortisone for 7 months for adrenal exhaustion. I feel like I have gotten my life back! Last month I tried to wean off of the hydrocortisone, as recommended by my doctor. I tapered more slowly than he suggested, but when I got down to 0.5 mg twice daily I crashed. I went back to being exhausted all the time, foggy-minded, etc. So, tapered back up and am feeling back to normal. My doctor said we will try it again in 3 months. However, now I am worried that I won’t be able to get off the stuff, and I know I can’t take it forever.. I don’t want to go back where I was before hydrocortisone. Have any of you successfully tapered off of this drug, and gotten back to ‘normal’. Can you offer any ‘tips’ or encouragement? This is scary stuff. I am trying to eat well, get good sleep (with the help of cortisol manager), and am trying really hard to slow down on the days when my body tells me to. I would greatly appreciate any help you can offer. Thank you! ~ Michelle
Do you find yourself constantly fatigued, and struggling to get out of bed in the mornings? Do you feel unable to cope with stressful situations? If so, you might be suffering from Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome.
The Adrenal Fatigue Solution is written by Fawne Hansen and naturopath Dr. Eric Wood. Here's what the program contains:
Fawne Hansen is an author and wellness coach specializing in the treatment of chronic stress and adrenal fatigue.
These statements have not been evalutated by the FDA. Information is presented for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your healthcare professinal. Consult your doctor or health professional before starting any treatment.