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... to the point it is having to raise my ACTH so high. That's my main question. Why am I needing so much cortisol? ... (2 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)
... what does your doc have you doing for the high AM Cortisol? ... (6 replies)

... If this was Addison's wouldn't the Cortisol be much lower? ... (0 replies)
... I am hypothyroid and I read a lot of people have adrenal issues with their thyroid problems. ... (16 replies)
... grains of Armour, I am having problems with anxiety too when I raise, takes ages for me to level out and I feel wiped out and breathless, however I am still nowhere near as wiped out and breathless as I was when I was on Levothyroixine. ... (17 replies)
... Got a call from the Endo. He said my T's "Looked good", and that even though my FSH was "undetectable" they only look at my FSH/LH if my T's are "Low". He said that my Total T didn't matter as much as my Free T's, and those "looked ok". He said my IGF-1 must have been a fluke, and that it really wasn't that high. Only thing he said he would do was run another ACTH... (31 replies)
... Such a nasty thought. He also asks me if I lick salt blocks.. I don't I just have really high triglycerides.. my whole family does. ... (31 replies)
... Progesterone was normal on saliva, and I think we've pretty much established that I've got low Cortisol production. ... (31 replies)
... My cortisol is lower.. and with regards to the ACTH it means as you say.. your pituitary is telling it to make more.. but the adrenals just can not put out. ... (31 replies)
... of range it might just be an appropriate response to the high ACTH. ... (31 replies)
... So, MG, based on your Thyroid knowledge, am I doing ok, or am I totally missing the point? ... (31 replies)
... maybe an enzyme deficiency that is blocking Cortisol synthesis? ... (31 replies)
... I am vit D deficient. Now aggressively treating this. Doesn't help the hypoT constipation issues. ... (31 replies)
... You're welcome. By the way, I've never seen secondary hypo without secondary AI. Not saying secondary hypo can't happen with secondary AI though, but have yet to see an exception. About twice a year I see Hashi's/secondary hypothyroid combo. This may be antibodies attacking the pituitary and or possible past head injury as the cause. I see this combo in the ratio of... (31 replies)
... Very wierd set of tests you have. I'm thinking you should be retested with ITT test instead of ACTH stim though ITT is used to stim, CRH, ACTH, cortisol and growth hormone and I recommend these all be tested in the ITT. ... (31 replies)
... look pretty high as it is. Will the supplement take some of the stress off my Adrenals by not having to make so much on its own, or would that give me too much? ... (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)
... If you are taking them in the evening.. that is your spike source. I am close to you without the high DHEA or midnight spike. ... (31 replies)
... up with my Endo, but does this look like Primary Adrenal Insufficiency or am I just jumping to conclusions? ... (31 replies)


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