Low Cortisol can lead to weakness, fatigue, and low blood pressure. If you have untreated Addison's disease or damaged adrenal glands as a result of acute stress, such as a vehicle accident or an infection, you may experience more symptoms. Sudden dizziness, vomiting, and even loss of consciousness are among the symptoms. This is referred to as an Addisonian crisis.
Your Doctor will prescribe various medications for treatment if you are diagnosed with low cortisol. These will be your primary mode of treatment, which you can supplement with small lifestyle changes which will further aid in managing your condition.
1. Foods to Include-
● A sodium rich diet especially when you exercise, during weather is hot or when you have gastrointestinal upsets, such as diarrhea. You can include foods like Grain products, Eggs, Cheese Chicken, Soups and of course added table salt.
● Calcium and Vitamin-D- Addison's disease patients use steroid medication on a daily basis. These drugs can damage the bones and develop bone disease over time. To keep your bones healthy, eat meals strong in calcium and vitamin D. Some of these foods are: Yogurt, Cheese, Milk, and fortified cereals.
2. Foods to Avoid-
● To Manage your cortisol levels, it is best to avoid Coffee, Green tea, Black tea, and too much alcohol, bananas, oranges and Salt substitutes. Instead, stick to regular table salt.
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