Symptoms of low cortisol

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Almost everyone with low cortisol will suffer from:
• Difficulty adjusting to changes in temperature
• Difficulty recovering from stress or exercise
• Disturbed sleep/wake cycle
• Difficulty getting out of bed in the morning
• Feeling better in the early evening
• Exaggerated startle response
• Fatigue

Most will also have any number of these symptoms:
• Thyroid treatment not successful
• Low blood pressure
• High heart rate
• Palpitations
• Anxiety, panic attacks, irritability, nervousness
• Feelings of doom
• Body aching all over
• Weakness
• Shaky extremities
• Fluid retention
• Itching
• Flu-like symptoms
• Motion sickness
• Nausea
• Light sensitivity
• Night blindness
• Headaches, migraines
• Hearing sensitivity
• Allergies getting worse
• High estrogen, particularly in a man
• Inflammatory or autoimmune conditions
• Hypoglycemia
• Pain in adrenal area
• Diarrhea
• Dark circles around eyes

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