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... Hello! I'm new here, and I've been reading over other's posts trying to find some helpful information for my mother in law. She's 58 years old, and up until 2yrs ago, her only "true" health concern was diabetes. ... (7 replies)
... s tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. But mine was low. Of course it was only one reading. Sometimes called "hypercortisolism," it is relatively rare and most commonly affects adults aged 20 to 50. An estimated 10 to 15 of every million people are affected each year. ... (9 replies)
... Sometimes called "hypercortisolism," it is relatively rare and most commonly affects adults aged 20 to 50. An estimated 10 to 15 of every million people are affected each year. ... (9 replies)

... Cortisol tests should never be performed after doing any kind of physical activity. What you probably did was to falsely elevate your cortisol levels during the test by exercising like that. A cortisol test, especially if it's a one time blood test, should be done with as little stress as possible. ... (5 replies)
... Your son is the first secondary AI I've heard of with a stim that base cortisol could not be detected. Was this test done after he was weaned of the steroid? ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for the reply Hormoneman. I will tell you what I know and answer some of your questions and then I have more questions... ... (12 replies)
... Since the tail end of perimenopause 2 years ago, I have been dealing with fatigue and brain fog. Thyroid was fully tested, including free T3 and free T4 and antibodies, things were either normal or negative. I saw an endo who ruled out other problems, diabetes, etc. All else is fine, just in menopause. ... (6 replies)
... However, I took a look at the paper work and saw multiple areas she looked into, including thyroid, Cortisol, ACTH, and diabetes. ... (1 replies)
... Be sure you are checked for diabetes along with the tests for addisons. Fasting bloodwork. Some of the things you mentioned could be addisons. Thirst can be diabetes. ... (1 replies)
... You could do a search for the term "adenoma" or get more specific to the organ, as above. These adenomas can produce ups and downs in the amount of hormone the organ produces. ... (2 replies)
... Cortisol directly controls blood sugar by stimulating the liver to release sugar into the blood. Many people find it becomes a problem and there is a web site from Britain devoted to just this topic. ... (2 replies)
... Wow, you could be describing my life. I have also been battling severe muscle pain, extreme fatigue, shakiness, low BP, chills and other symptoms that seemed to partially revolve around my food intake. I also have a brown pigmentation around my lips and other spots. ... (10 replies)
... Your test results certainly sound like low cortisol to me. ... (16 replies)
... Oh...I hear the torture in you that I hear in myself. I am not diagnosed yet and I am going nuts trying to figure out what is wrong with me. I am currently awaiting more test results and another visit to the doctor. I empathize!! ... (9 replies)
... erything regarding steroids I know the longer you're on them they start to depress the adrenal glands If it continues too long then the adrenal glands shut down and will not produce any cortisol again. I developed chronic pancreatitis from lithotrypsey for a kidney stone. This has added a nother stress to my body. ... (6 replies)
... I have T1 diabetes since I was 14. My nan had Addison's in her sixties, and her mother had hyperthyroidism, and my father had Lichen Sclerosus! ... (1 replies)
Cortisol Question
Jul 23, 2007
... I have some sort of autoimmune disease, but the docs cant tel me what as yet. It has been going onm for years, and is a lot of symptoms that just seems like nothing. ... (1 replies)
... From what I understand a diabetic can have the insulin changes at any time, and it is quite different. ... (13 replies)
Please help
Jan 11, 2010
... Hypoglycemia, have him check any or all of your vitamin levels and have him check for anemia. ... (6 replies)
... is disputed by many. There are doubtless many who think this is a phenomenon that occurs, but there are also probably MORE who believe that these signs and symptoms are merely what occurs prior to complete adrenal failure. So many are afraid or reluctant to speak about your topic "adrenal exhaustion". ... (7 replies)


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