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... You can't diagnose adrenal insufficiency with simple blood tests, you need some kind of stimulation test to determine your maximum cortisol output. I suggest you ask for a visit with an endocrinologist. ... (16 replies)
... The ranges are skewed because the labs get their ranges from sick people who are tested. Labs do not test healthy people to see what healthy ranges are. ... (5 replies)
... not see what is really wrong so at least your doctor is seeing that you possibly have an issue with your diurnal rhythm. Another good test is at midnight, where cortisol should be at its lowest and some with Cushing's will be high. ... (29 replies)

... As somebody working in medical research I have to disagree. The normal ranges are based on cortisol test results from healthy people! ... (5 replies)
... t sleep the night of the 8am cortisol test. ... (8 replies)
... I got the results of my Cortisol am and pm saliva test. ... (11 replies)
Weird ranges...
Jun 16, 2004
... referred to as a Synacthen stimulation test. But even though virtually all labs use Synacthen they use different dosages which results in different cortisol reactions. Dosages commonly used are 100, 250, 500 and 1000 microgramm. ... (2 replies)
... ng about 10 doctors, I am about to go to an endocrinologist this week. I just got a copy of all my bloodwork from my Family Practice Doctor and it looks like my Cortisol Stim. Test is high to me. I need to know what is abnormal. From the reference ranges listed on the test, it looks like I'm high. ... (2 replies)
... t know a thing about cortisol levels but I have recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. ... (1 replies)
... ook blood and then injected me with cortrosyn waited a half hour and then drew another tube of blood and these are the results from that along with the reference ranges that the doctor gave to me, but not all the results are in yet, this is what I have so far. I hope this helps you a little bit. ... (8 replies)
... dL of cortisol taken at 11AM. However, he said my blood sugar was 54 which was very low. Also, my Vitamin D was below normal ranges. ... (2 replies)
... If you are asking about using Cortisol to diagnose Addison's, what you need to get is an called ACTH stimulation test. They measure your cortisol before and after an injection of ACTH. ... (3 replies)
Weird ranges...
Jun 16, 2004
... Finally I received copies of the lab sheets from my endo visit. When I looked at the ranges for the ACTH stim test, I realized they looked a bit odd. For cortisol baseline, the range went from 2.3 to 19. ... (2 replies)
... o M. Just got a saliva cortisol test done a few weeks ago, and the results were way elevated out of the reference ranges. ... (1 replies)
... Your test results certainly sound like low cortisol to me. ... (16 replies)
... Hello all, I have Hashimotos thyroid disease (autoimmune) and recently had my cortisol tested via 4 saliva collections in one day (results included below). I have been very sick the past year, and horrible this past month. Absolutely no energy, bad gastro problems, diarrhea, confusion and disorientation, cannot handle any kind of stress whatsoever (have had to stay home... (1 replies)
... In the face of symptoms, the cortisol and DHEA values are low. The test ranges are for healthy people with no symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... I have never had an ACTH test. I have just had an 8am blood draw for a cortisol level. ... (8 replies)
... Does the cortisol medicine help you to wake up? ... (16 replies)
... that he is not going to nix my Armour thyroid. He also uses Chinese medicine and is at present, unaware I'm sure, dosing me with a mixture that includes bovine cortisol extract. ... (4 replies)


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