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New to this
Sep 7, 2014
... Hello there BellaMila, I think so. The dr just said there is something wrong with your cortisol level it is lower than low normal and there is something up with your ACTH. ... (8 replies)
High ACTH
Aug 2, 2011
... r any insight or advice you have. I recently went to an Endo to just get a view inside my body. I had all my levels checked one thing that stuck out at me was my high ACTH levels. The range on the sheet says 0. ... (2 replies)
... If this was Addison's wouldn't the Cortisol be much lower? ... (0 replies)

... or more at any time during the test, including before injection, is indicative of normal adrenal function . ... (3 replies)
... full , its possible to pass the High Dose Stim Test and still have a HPA disfunction. You might want to bring this article to his Attention. ... (1 replies)
... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... I'm a 33 year old male with hashimoto's thyroiditis. I've had several blood tests for ACTH, Cortisol and a number of other things. ... (0 replies)
... Even at my worst my blood tests showed low normal cortisol levels, and high normal ACTH. I would add that weight gain and no skin darkening happened to me. ... (2 replies)
... Since Pregnenolone is the "mother hormone" for all the other steroids, and since my Total Cholesterol or LDL's aren't too high, I assume normal generation of Pregnenolone. ... (31 replies)
... maybe an enzyme deficiency that is blocking Cortisol synthesis? ... (31 replies)
... As to the fact your ACTH is high and your cortisol low normal. Would point toward your adrenals being the culprite in your insufficiency. I wish I could help you more. My internal medicine MD is treating me. ... (31 replies)
... Also, a normal dose is closer to half of what you are taking. You should taper down to closer to 20mg. I take 22.5 to suppress my super high ACTH reading. I suggest you taper off that 10pm dose and move you noon dose to later. Spread it out so you only take eventually 20mg and your weight should drop back. ... (12 replies)
... If not, then those results are, well, not accurate. ACTH and renin degrade at room temp in mere minutes so if not handled well and frozen promptly, that is perhaps why your ACTH was so low. ... (5 replies)
... Also, although, again I highly recommend you talk to your doctor... in some ways it seems odd that you would be so high when you weren't before. But, there's a couple of things to think about .... ... (29 replies)
... In Cushing's I've seen blood cortisol 40 and higher. In no way is her numbers matching with Cushing's. ... (5 replies)
... If not, get one of those too. Cortisol is always changing so blood tests really tell us nothing. ... (6 replies)
Low acth?
Sep 19, 2013
... oulder Colorado and due to the recent flooding he is going to be out for several weeks and I would like to get a basic idea of what I'm looking at. I had a base cortisol taken and then an acth stimulation test. ... (0 replies)
... hings and when talking with my doctor I happened to mention how much better I felt when being treated with a steroid dose pack. She picked up on that and had my cortisol level checked when the rest of my laps were done. ... (2 replies)
... I see Dr. Tab Moore at Georgetown University Hospital in D.C. for Hashimotos. He thought I could have Addison's but after doing some testing, I do not have it yet (high ACTH levels but normal cortisol). Also, NIH has a great resource for finding an endocrinologist that specializes in adrenal disorders. You can go here: http://www.hormone.org/FindAnEndo/index.cfm Also, if... (4 replies)
... Since I have a high DHEA, would you recommend a ACTH Stim test? ... (0 replies)


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