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... I recently had the Adrenal Stress Index test and I wonder if anyone could help me to understand the results. My practitoner has given me nutritional supplements such as siberian ginseng, vit. ... (5 replies)
... e is a differnece between "adrenal exhaution." "adrenal fatigue" and addison's disease , and the difference between them all. Can this be diagnosed with a saliva adrenal index test taken 4 x a day without any past or present hormonal supplementation.? ... (0 replies)
... I had all the same symptoms you have descibed. My friends suspected I had an adrenal problem and they referred me to the Clymer Healing Center. ... (6 replies)

... FM for 8 years, and recently diagnosed with Adrenal Insufficiency, via an insulin tolerance test. ... (20 replies)
... yr old recently took Adrenal Stress Index due to chronic fatigue. ... (20 replies)
... My practitoner just said adrenal disorder but that could mean anything! ... (5 replies)
... Just wanted to chime in on the secretory IGA. In the context of a salivary adrenal stress index test, it is usual concerned with gastrointestinal immune function, and usually geared toward evaluating antibodies, such as anti gliadin antibodies - which are produced as a result of intolerance to gliadin, which is a glycoprotein within gluten. If this is the purpose of the S... (22 replies)
... Range for this not given on test result just states "Difficult to interpret as sample taken mid afternoon. If adrenal insufficiency suspected suggest refer for Synacthen Test. ... (22 replies)
... You might ask for an Adrenal Stress Index (ASI) or get the test on your own through a lab on the net. It could be that your cortisol is very high in the morning and bottoms out the rest of the day. I have read that this is quite common before the adrenals completely fail. (4 replies)
DHEA problems?
Apr 8, 2005
... CarrieLynn, I believe that sublingual drops get into the bloodstream faster than other methods, such as pills. I am thinking maybe you should split your dose up maybe into 4 drops, 3 and 3 throughout the day. Maybe you are getting too much at once. I take 25 mg. daily in pill form and never had side effects. I won't go without it, it has made a tremendous difference in my... (20 replies)
DHEA problems?
Apr 7, 2005
... I do not have Addison's Disease, but I did test "below normal" and "low normal" on a recent Adrenal stress index. My DHEA test value was a 2, which indicated a "depressed DHEA" level. ... (20 replies)
... Try serching for cushings-help and you should find the link. Heather. (5 replies)
... I'll check on it for you let me get ahold of my friend and I'll get back to you. Heather. (5 replies)
... ;) can you sort of "guide" us to that Cushings' website? It would help a lot of people, especially me. When I was younger, in my twenties, I was leaning towards Addison's. I was very thin and couldn't gain weight to save my life. My body also couldn't retain salt and therefore water and I was also hypoglycemic. When I got much older the total opposite became true. My body made... (5 replies)
... Your adrenals may be acting up but to me they look Cushings. Your levels in the middle of the night are supposed to be next to nothing so don't worry about that. They are high in the morning but I cannot tell how high. What is the reference range? I have a couple of questions about the symptoms though. Do you have a low BP regularly? Do you have a odd tan or darker areas... (5 replies)
... he was in his 70s and had been treating adrenal patients for about 45 years. ... (22 replies)
... There is also the Adrenal Stress Index test (ASI) from DiagnosTechs lab in Washington state. This is a salivary test which assesses cortisol and DHEA at four times in a 24 hour period. It also evaluates secretory IgA to assess immune system status, and gliadin antibody for gluten sensitivity (celiac). Even prestigious Vanderbilt University Medical is now using salivary tests... (8 replies)
... he based giving me the above on test results. The adrenal hormone test was the Adrenal Stress Index test, which is a saliva test measuring these hormones throughout the day. ... (25 replies)
... it would have been free with my insurance. I felt it was important enough to just pay for it so I went to an ND and she had it done for me which showed Stage II adrenal dysfunction. My primary doc would have had me on Xanax for my anxiety symptoms, Zantac for my stomach symptoms, and a referral to an neurologist for MS. ... (2 replies)
... My ND would call that functionally high. I had mine done and it was 15.5 then we did an adrenal stress index that showed my cortisol level at four different times of the day and that was really way off. ... (2 replies)

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