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... very high but cortisol levels weren't that bad. She said I'm on the verge and said to come back in a month. She called the next morning and wanted me to take an adrenal antibodies test. If the results come back positive for antibodies does that mean I have Addisons? ... (5 replies)
... am cortisol test and wants to meet with me next week. I am not used to the urgency, I have felt like they weren't taking me too seriously until now. I think my Antibodies results got their attention. I know what you mean about "walking dead", I can't wait to have energy again! How soon after you started HC did you feel results? ... (5 replies)
... The adrenal antibodies test would be a good idea, i would have to ask my PCP for it. ... (9 replies)

... It looks like you need to keep a close eye on your adrenal performance. I would recommend testing levels every 3 months MINIMUM. Good luck to you. ... (5 replies)
... placement for aldosterone. You may want to be off the florinef for an accurate result. Ask for a 24 hr. urine aldosterone test. You might want to see if you have adrenal antibodies also. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you so much for responding. I did get my results back. I tested positive for antibodies and was flagged as High. My endo doesnt want to start me on HC yet as my cortisol levels aren't quite low enough yet. ... (5 replies)
... It requires cortisol supplementation and possibly aldosterone supplementation. Having a positive ACA result simply means your immune system is killing off your adrenal glands. The progress of the destruction depends on how high your antibody levels are and how long the attack has been underway. ... (5 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 29, 2007
... Hang in there, Dial. It may be overwhelming now, but when you've pulled out of it, you'll look back and see that you were able to take each day at a time. Be sure to relax, restore, refresh without feeling guilty about it. It took me a while to get there, being type A all my life. But when the body won't support that anymore, you've got to let it rejuvenate. Another easily... (88 replies)
... weeks at a time. this has all been happening for the past year. in that time i had a blood test which showed i had raised tsh levels and tested positive for tpo antibodies so i have been put on a low dose of levothyroxine since january which brought my tsh down to 1.6 in march but retested recently and was up to 3. ... (0 replies)
... adrenal antibodies measured? ... (5 replies)
... and have often wondered if I have Addison's as well. Is it possible to do hormonal testing for adrenal insufficiency on Prednisone, or would the results be invalid? ... (2 replies)
... ran the above blood tests and checked my thyroid antibodies and checked for ovarian antibodies. ... (0 replies)
... You should also consider that you do have adrenal issues as well as probable hypothyroid by your symptoms. Stop playing around with meds if you don't have a firm understanding of what they're for. E.g. ... (17 replies)
... Hey there. I have the EXACT same symptoms as you do. EXACTLY. I have had them from 10 years. I'm getting tested this week for adrenal insufficiency (ACTH, cortisol levels, anti-adrenal antibodies, and 21-hydroxylase antibodies). I'm scared! (10 replies)
... CT of adrenals normal. MRI of pituitary normal. Catacholemines normal. Adrenal antibodies negative. ... (2 replies)
... I have hyperthyroidism, have been for at least 8 years now and diagnosed an d treated for 5. However I have always had alot of opposite symptoms and have wondered lately if it could be a secondary condition causing it such as addisons or hypopituitaryism maybe. Well, I have the fatigue, muscle aches in my upper back and neck mainly, headaches alot more than I used to have,... (5 replies)
... my own cortisol needs flux with my menstrual cycle. I need more cortisol during ovulation and menstrual flow days. Other days I can get by just fine on 15 mg. Thanks for this information. I was diagnosed with Addison's a month ago, and like you, feel alive again after years of being one of the walking dead. I still struggle seriously with ovulation and menstruation,... (5 replies)
... Prolactin, aldosterone, progesterone, estradiol and all the others are is normal range. Adrenal antibodies were negative. ... (0 replies)
... adrenal antibodies for me, however. ... (5 replies)
... I'm brand new to this forum. I have adrenal antibodies, hashimoto's, celiac disease, a saliva test for adrenals showed depressed all levels. So pretty much, my adrenals are failing big time. ... (5 replies)

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