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I abruptly stopped taking prednisolone last October. I know

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I abruptly stopped taking prednisolone last October. I know it was wrong however, symptoms of Temperal Arteritus had gone, after blood tests doctor said o.k. Please help me to find out how to get ME back. I have no energy, no willpower, and don't know if it's the stopping of Prednisolone or just being 69.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

last october is close to a year ago

most likely your body has started to make its own cortisol and steroid levels already.

I am sorry you are no energy

this was not from you stopping prednisone last October

you should have your thyroid hormone levels, B12, ferritin, iron, CBC, vitamin B12 and vitamin D levels checked.

low levels of these can affect your energy levels.

have you had them checked?