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... I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me understand these results. I've been on hypothyroid meds since June and my health has to gone to h*ll since starting them. I've lost 15-20 lbs, can't eat much, can't sleep, GI problems, heart problems, and the list goes on. One endo told me it's all in my head, another endo told me it's all thyroid. The 2nd endo did an... (1 replies)
ACTH Stim Test
Aug 24, 2011
... They were worried since it still doubled in value but it was below 15 to start, The ranges go from over 20 base line to start is normal but needs to double... ... (1 replies)
... Aldosterone 3, no ranges ? ... (0 replies)

... I have never had an ACTH test. I have just had an 8am blood draw for a cortisol level. ... (8 replies)
... masta--I did some more looking around and this is what I found out. My main concern was adrenal fatigue, but I left out the most important part, ~~related to thyroid~ function. I didn't know there was a difference with adrenal issues. I read that your cortisol levels will double if your adrenals aren't diseased. I suppose that my test results would be considered borderline... (8 replies)
... I also had the ACTH stim test. I will post my "normal range" results for you. I noticed that out lab ranges AND results are close to the same. I think this means we are normal. But I was wondering about adrenal fatigue and how that may look on this type of test. ... (8 replies)
... If you are asking about using Cortisol to diagnose Addison's, what you need to get is an called ACTH stimulation test. They measure your cortisol before and after an injection of ACTH. ... (3 replies)
... Search Renin angiotensin aldosterone system Simplified very greatly, renin, an enzyme, converts angiotensinogen (found in lungs) to angiotensin I via the liver. Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) converts Angiotensin I to Angiotensin II which with the help of corticosterone converts to aldosterone which regulates sodium and cloride reabsorption, potassium excretion, all... (12 replies)
... Always include ranges for any test. What are the ranges for his sodium and potassium? ... (12 replies)
... Glucose ranges are very flawed. Upper number is usually 99. 100 to 124 is considered prediabetes. I look for fasting glucose of 50 in adults. ... (12 replies)
... and how to treat it. DO's put symptoms above ranges, knowing the ranges for most tests, hormones and others, are flawed. ... (12 replies)
... I'd guess, 20 would be the minimum. All hormone ranges are very flawed, but cortisol and thyroid tests ranges are among the most flawed. So yes, his test results were very low in my opinion. ... (12 replies)
... I've seen all sorts of estimated ranges as to where your AM cortisol should be in your 3rd trimester. I've seen 25 to 35 as the right range. ... (29 replies)
... Hi there, My am cortisol ranges from 80nmol/ to 124nmol/ (124 was am during pregnancy). I am not really sure what the readings are when converted in to ug/dl but I think 80nmol/ is equal to 2.9ug/dl (lowest) and 124nmol/l is equal to 4.4 (although I could be wrong). I have no idea if they are normal or not. Many thanks, Kate (29 replies)
ACTH stim test!!
Jan 15, 2007
... not the next. I don't know if your level was normal without knowing what the ranges are at the lab that was used. ... (19 replies)
... The ranges are skewed because the labs get their ranges from sick people who are tested. Labs do not test healthy people to see what healthy ranges are. ... (5 replies)
... What does your endo think the ATCH test is for? You can't reliably diagnose anything from the ATCH test and you can't do cortisol replacement from that test either. (1 replies)
... PM... There is No listing for ranges for afternoon , or evening on the copy of my labs.. Just a Morning level. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you so much! I have had every test listed, and my FSH/LH are off, but the others are within normal range ( as far as refrences ranges go )... I did place a call into my Endo about this, about the ACTH, and asked if they could test me a bit Further since my level was so low! She is going too call me back, and we will go from there. Last Night I spent time in the ER... (5 replies)
... on the acth serum test. I look for acth, if healthy, to be in the top third of the range. Most with secondary adrenal insufficiency are in the bottom third. ... (5 replies)

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