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... Interesting, I don't recall having that caveat with mine at MyMedLabs. That would have been hell, because I get a migraine without my morning caffeine. But I only indulge 1 cup. If YourLab says no caffeine . . . well, why not contact them and ask? BTW, you have an amazing doctor if he is open to addressing adrenal fatigue and hypo thyroid. Where are you? (7 replies)
... Suspecting Adrenal fatigue, my naturo has suggested the cortisol saliva tests - 4 panel ie. start the sampling in the morning the last one at 11 p.m. No problem there, but when I read the instructions, caffeine is one of the few things that I cannot have that day. My question to you folks who have had this test done - did you all refrain from your morning coffee? For me that... (7 replies)
... Try Rocky Mountain Analytical in Alberta. That's the lab I got mine done at. (7 replies)

... like things to soak up saliva for test. Then I sent it back. Are they constrained from FedExing to Canada? ... (7 replies)
... No, no, these tests can only be done by a lab in the US!! And as I mentioned, when I called the lab they did confirm no caffeine. I have not gotten my tests done, at least not yet for that reason. ... (7 replies)
... That's very interesting, and something I'll note next time. Did you do your tests and did you get your results. ... (7 replies)
... Actually I had called the lab and they confirmed no caffeine as the tests dont report favorable results. I think a lot of naturopathic doctors would point at adrenal fatigue, however, I am in Toronto just so you know. ... (7 replies)
... When I went to Australia on vacation I asked m endocrinologist and he said the same thing as French doctors! So I found a mail order self stress test and sent my saliva in. I was expecting my DHE to be low and needing DHEA supplements. ... (1 replies)
... I'd say that one day without caffeine is a small price to pay in order to get a definitive diagnosis. (7 replies)
... I thought I read that cortisol tests are useless if you are already on replacement HC. Somebody please reply and let me know if that's right. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I am new as well. My last cortisol tests were done, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. ... (2 replies)
... st year. Since then, I have been diagnosed with chronic pain, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. I was just diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency after my cortisol saliva tests came back indicating no steroid production. ... (8 replies)
... And do they go back to normal on cortisol supplementation? ... (7 replies)
... pm. They told me I had a serious adrenal fatigue and it might be able to be helped with 10 mg of cortisol each day. The Dr. doing the prescribing was a holistic MD. He could prescribe cortisone, and he did. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone with addisons had a saliva cortisol test? ... (1 replies)
... I don't know how accurate saliva tests are, but you do have the symptoms of low cortisol. However, usually the heart pounding symptoms is related to low cortisol AND low thyroid at the same time. ... (1 replies)
... I can't get in to see him for another two weeks, but he did fax my test results to me and I noticed even though my blood cortisol was fine my saliva cortisol seemed a little low along with some other Adrenal hormones. If anyone could comment on these results I would appreciate it. ... (4 replies)
... t know a thing about cortisol levels but I have recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. ... (1 replies)
... I have been told that everything is normal. I dont believe my doctor because he seemed really unsure about the 8.30am plasma cortisol of 6 and kept leaving the room to ask a more senior doctor questions. ... (1 replies)
... do not value saliva tests. Some forward thinking doctors do however, I hope your endo is one of them. One of the tests for Addison's is a synacthen test, so hopefully your endo will do that. ... (4 replies)

Associated Tags: addison's disease, cortisol, dhea, fibromyalgia, levothyroxine, misdiagnosed, symptoms

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