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... I'm having the same problem of figuring out which came first the chicken or the egg on this. I have high Cortisol levels and DHEA levels as well. Not sure if the hypothryodism is causing this or something else. ... (6 replies)
... hour urine collection more than a month ago, and that test showed low or borderline low levels in cortisol and my other stress hormones. I had an MRI done a couple of months ago that discovered a 5 mm tumor on my pituitary gland. ... (0 replies)
... The 24hr urine test is not that good at detecting LOW cortisol. It is normally used to detect HIGH cortisol. So it doesn't necessarily mean anything if that comes back perfectly fine. ... (3 replies)

... You are on Ft4 and Ft3 supplmentation. How were your levels before the Ft3 was added? ... (14 replies)
... The symptoms caused by excessive cortisol secretion may vary from person to person. Many of the symptoms listed below can be attributed to numerous other diseases if viewed separately. ... (12 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (8 replies)
... Oh...I hear the torture in you that I hear in myself. I am not diagnosed yet and I am going nuts trying to figure out what is wrong with me. ... (9 replies)
... sorry to bug you all, but I did see any other group that would know more than you all about Cortisol testing. That said... ... (4 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... DHEA output is normally controlled by the pitutiary. It puts out ATCH which stimulates both cortisol and DHEA output from a small area above the kidneys. Those two hormones normally rise and fall together. ... (14 replies)
... Mark me down as one of the skeptics ... those of us who live in OR get bombarded by saliva testing sales pitches from the NDs, in part because one of the biggest "alternative labs" in the USA doing the saliva tests is right in our own backyard. ... (5 replies)
... s syndrome is done in two stages. Initial tests are to verify that there is indeed excess cortisol present. ... (7 replies)
Labs, Please Help?
Jul 26, 2005
... I don't look the part of a Cushie in the least. ... (15 replies)
... early morning. Even assuming that the high is greater than my midnight level, it still probably would not fall within the range expected at early morning. ... (10 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (3 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (10 replies)
... Hyperpigmentation would be different with each person or not there at all. Anything in your mouth? ... (8 replies)
... I would ask for a morning cortisol blood test or a 24 hr. ... (3 replies)
... Unfortunately the saliva test is not diagnostic for adrenal problems. Cortisol levels vary dramatically over short periods of time and day by day even in "normal" people. Low or high readings can't be interpreted and can't be used by doctors to establsh adrenal problems. ... (5 replies)
... hink what you are describing is flank pain and many people with adrenal disease also have it. Unfortunately, it is yet another one of those symptoms that aren't in the textbooks, so doctors don't recognize or acknowledge it. ... (15 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)




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