I am taking this off of another entry but I think it is really important to keep this address for alot of us Cushies..... Can have it done at Pitt.........
Great source for free reading of MRI's, UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)
I am going to borrow this from one of our members. She hadn't slept for 2 years. To make a long story short, she found out that using Predisone instead of Cortef worked for her. It is stronger and from what I understand, longer lasting.....
She is post op for 2 years.
Great news, I started taking a Prednisone at night before I go to bed, and wonder of wonders its working. I have slept, although I wake up a couple of times at night, for the last 4 nights. I had tried the Cortef
Borrowed from another poster...Article from Dr F on Iron
"My endo, Dr F., puts his patients on an OTC product called, Iron Sorb. I have zero GI symptoms.!!!!
Initially my ferritin was at 10 and is now reliably at 70-80. That's the level you want to keep it at.
Here's the white paper he's written for his patients and docs to read. It will give you specific instructions on how many iron sorb pills to take a day depending on your current ferritin level. Also a link to the product and
Wow, can't believe how impatient I feel...It's so very hard when I am waiting on Dr Mc to reply back to Dr Holmes about my recent MRI. It just seems like I am getting sicker everyday. I am getting depressed! My hands are so full of troubles right now, mom living with us with Alz, my hubby broke his thumb and home for 6 weeks now, and so on. Cushings Help gives me so much hope and helps me to stay on track.