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... I am a 33 year old male. I ordered a home saliva "stress" test because of recurring fatigue, joint/muscle aches, anxiety, insomnia, lower libido. My cortisol is low-normal and DHEA well above normal. Could this be signs of adrenal fatigue (headed for Addison's), or more likely an adrenal tumor (or worse, cancer)? I am taking my results to a doctor, but I wanted to know... (3 replies)
... If it was a Primary AI issue, wouldn't you expect the DHEA to be low as well? ... (3 replies)
... that state that low Pregnenolone is a marker for Hypopituitarism? ... (31 replies)

... what if your cortisol is low and on grandulars, on testosterone injections, and dhea is high. ... (3 replies)
... there's certainly some adrenal impairment. Given the elevated norepinephrine, and the DHEA levels, I am surprised the overal cortisol level is not higher. Perhaps my adrenals have been revved for too long. ... (10 replies)
... It sounds very much like pheochromocytoma, an adrenal tumor. BUT MAOI with tyramine can seem very much like that tumor, as your doctor noted. ... (10 replies)
... I am in the process of getting diagnosed for my issues. So far I have a low cortisol am 7. ... (29 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... Low or no production of aldosterone from the adrenal cortex. This steroidal hormone regulates our mineral balance and is called a mineralocorticoid. Primary Addisonians lose sodium and retain potassium. ... (3 replies)
... Low or no production of aldosterone from the adrenal cortex. This steroidal hormone regulates our mineral balance and is called a mineralocorticoid. Primary Addisonians lose sodium and retain potassium. ... (8 replies)
... sugar cravings, no menstruation, low blood pressure, lightheadedness, hypoglycemia and the like. ... (0 replies)
... norm later in the day. So I guess it's not a ACTH producing tumor because it has this rythm? ... (2 replies)
... Dan, i noticed you posted on this thread in 2005 - any progress? I have very similar symptoms and I'm looking for a diagnosis. I'd love to know how your search went. -terence (3 replies)
Test Results
Feb 18, 2008
... as the ACTH tells the adrenal glands to secrete cortisol. ... (3 replies)
... adrenal.. They both cause the same exact symptoms so its hard to understand.. leaves one thinking well is it adrenal or the thyroid.. ... (6 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 28, 2007
... low and rapid pulse most of the time. Just got my MRI back friday. Have a pituitary tumor. It has lowered my testosterone, TSH, cortisol etc etc. I'm going to a neurosurgeon next week to have it taken out. Good Luck. ... (88 replies)
... I had a unilateral adrenalectomy of my left adrenal for a 2.5cm tumor 4 wks ago. My right adrenal is atrophied. ... (3 replies)
... It has been several weeks and all of my tests are finally back in. I have low cortisol and low growth hormone, and it is being caused from adrenal insufficency not the pitutary even though I have a history of elevated prolactin with no tumor and a recent MRI that still shows no tumor. ... (7 replies)
... cient. and my dosage was increased from .5 of Synthroid to .112 because I am sensitive to medication, and they wanted to build up gradually. I was told this is a low dose, and it would not bother most people, but it went haywire in me. I began feeling dizzy for short time the first day I took it around lunch. ... (8 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. Almost all with secondary fall within range on that test. ... (5 replies)
Thyroid adrenal?
Feb 24, 2006
... So as you can see my labs were low also, normal blood tests dont show this very well. ... (20 replies)


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