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... When my pituitary hormones came back with an ACTH of 161. ... (1 replies)
... and just had a ACTH supression test yesterday and am waiting the results. I have the classic symptoms of Cushing's Disease but my cortisol levels should be high for that.... ... (29 replies)
... norm later in the day. So I guess it's not a ACTH producing tumor because it has this rythm? ... (2 replies)

... My doctor ordered a morning ACTH blood test and 24 hour urine cortisol. Said I didn't need an ACTH stim test if my ACTH is already through the roof. I will do the test next week and report back the results here. Meanwhile if anyone cares to speculate? ... (2 replies)
Test Results
Feb 18, 2008
... as the ACTH tells the adrenal glands to secrete cortisol. ... (3 replies)
... Also, although, again I highly recommend you talk to your doctor... in some ways it seems odd that you would be so high when you weren't before. But, there's a couple of things to think about .... ... (29 replies)
... In the evening, both my ACTH and cortisol drop down to normal range. ... (0 replies)
... Doesn't the high ACTH in response to chronic lower Cortisol make Hypopituitarism less likely? ... (31 replies)
... I've seen at least a thousand acth stims with serum acth over the years I've been doing this and never seen the combo of values you have. Your stim suggests secondary AI. ... (31 replies)
... l function. Also, many patients with secondary adrenal insufficiency are missed because most doctors see doubling or more from a low base cortisol value with low ACTH being okay or even great, not recognizing this indicates low ACTH production. ... (7 replies)
High ACTH
Sep 4, 2011
... Yea, my cortisol and ACTH were all measured in the morning hours. My cortisol levels were on the high end of the range, but they were still within 'range', my endo didn't seemed worried at all, but said he'll retest in two months to see where it's at. ... (2 replies)
... would love some input on my ACTH stim test. ... (0 replies)
... Check ACTH two hours after waking. If it is high at that time, then have it checked again in the evening around 4pm on another day. ... (1 replies)
... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... TH. It is the signal your brain sends down to your adrenals to put out a certain amount of cortisol. If it senses that there isn't enough, it will put out more ACTH to get the adrenals to send out more cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... full , its possible to pass the High Dose Stim Test and still have a HPA disfunction. You might want to bring this article to his Attention. ... (1 replies)
... of range it might just be an appropriate response to the high ACTH. ... (31 replies)
... We got a detailed full page letter today from the endo who did Travis' ACTH test! There is a lot in it, of course. The jest of it is that he feels his Aldosterone is still consistently low, but cortisol seems O.K. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for the response. I have been finding a ton on conflicting info regarding test interpretation. I just read an article stating: "Standard high-dose ACTH stimulation test — A serum cortisol value of 20 g/dL (550 nmol/L) or more at any time during the test, including before injection, is indicative of normal adrenal function . *** Criteria that require a... (3 replies)
... Miller - I would ask for a dex/crh test, midnight serum cortisol, and another 24 HR UFC (to get the average). Have you had an ACTH? If not, get one of those too. Cortisol is always changing so blood tests really tell us nothing. There is also cyclical Cushing's which means that one day you are very Cushingoid and the next you can be adrenally insufficient. Makes getting... (6 replies)


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