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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)
... 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... However, I took a look at the paper work and saw multiple areas she looked into, including thyroid, Cortisol, ACTH, and diabetes. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... I would imagine I'm on the way to diabetes. My blood sugar readings are not diabetic in range, but I have every symptom of diabetes, and my days and nights revolve around food, extreme sugar cravings, tons of fluids, etc. ... (3 replies)
... From what I understand a diabetic can have the insulin changes at any time, and it is quite different. ... (13 replies)
... anks so much for responding. It really helps to hear from others who are also faced with the challenges of this condition. You asked if I take Fludrocortisone, and yes, I take it twice daily. ... (13 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)
... Then perhaps then I'll get a second opinion from one of my former endos about the ACTH Stim test. I didn't fill the cortisol scrip from my primary MD .. he said I would feel better but that he wouldn't allow me on it for more than the 10 days .. ... (5 replies)
... I respect him for that. I went to a new Endo, he is ranked highly in u.s. news and world report. He didn't like the labs that my last Dr had, salivary cortisol 24 hr reading. My cortisol was a flat line near 0. So he said he would have to take me off hydrocortisone to get a reading of my adrenal levels. ... (1 replies)
... I appreciate your optimism and determination. ... (11 replies)
... Oh my! I am certainly glad she decided to cover her butt... my weight fluctuates a lot, most ppl have hypoglycemia with addisons I have diabetes so it's a little different for me. ... (10 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)
... sounds like a lazy quack. You've either got diabetes or addisons. Of the two, you want addisons. Once treated you'll feel like a million bucks and it's easy to manage. Hang in there and be persistent. ... (3 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)
Please help
Jan 11, 2010
... Hypoglycemia, have him check any or all of your vitamin levels and have him check for anemia. ... (6 replies)


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