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... 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)
... I get the same thing and I supposedly have CFS...but you are sick...same cure fore everything though...light-medium exercise, very healthy diet, give up all stimulants, and get good rest...and take the right supplements...not realy a cure, but these things will help most conditions. (7 replies)
... I read about adrenal fatigue and decided to do a saliva test. I got the results a couple of weeks ago that showed I had lower cortisol levels than the reference range from morning til night. I showed this to my GP who did some blood tests and all came back normal. ... (7 replies)

... This test also includes DHEA levels. My doctor feels that this test along with symptom history is very significant. ... (29 replies)
... minute moderate exertion on a short home improvement job last weekend. Was weak, limp and confused on the floor for an hour before dragging myself to my meds. ... (7 replies)
... I don't know about the saliva kits but cortisol and DHEA are produced in different layers of the adrenal gland and perform different functions. ... (2 replies)
... electronic stress test to see whats not balance in my body, and it showed that my adrenals, thyroid, female hormones and immune system are off balance. ... (2 replies)
... I am a 33 year old male. I ordered a home saliva "stress" test because of recurring fatigue, joint/muscle aches, anxiety, insomnia, lower libido. My cortisol is low-normal and DHEA well above normal. Could this be signs of adrenal fatigue (headed for Addison's), or more likely an adrenal tumor (or worse, cancer)? I am taking my results to a doctor, but I wanted to know... (3 replies)
... I'll list everything I've done so far at the bottom, but the only thing that showed problems was my Saliva test. ... (22 replies)
... The 24hr urine test is not that good at detecting LOW cortisol. It is normally used to detect HIGH cortisol. ... (3 replies)
... yet. Aside from being so hyper and talking so fast about everything under the sun EXCEPT my adrenal glands, she finally did get around to giving me the 24 hour saliva test kit to take home and do... ... (0 replies)
... natural med and he ran a saliva test which showed conclusively that I had pretty wiped out adrenals. ... (2 replies)
... After I'd been off gluten for six months I did a transglutamate test and came up negative, which was great news. I don't know of gluten intolerance in my family, but I'm of Western European stock and it's pretty common there. ... (9 replies)
... and my cortisol levels came back VERY low, and I'm wondering if I should look at Addison's disease. ... (9 replies)
... ethargy and extremely low Blood Pressure. Sent to ER and given fluid resucitation which didn't help my low BP. Blood platelets were low as well as WBC count. Cortisol measured a 7 on the one occasion it was read. Sent to ICU and put on vasopressors and then in ICU for 1 week. ... (4 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jun 11, 2007
... testing. I have read alot about doctors opinions on the ACTH stim test. it will show a reaction from the Adrenals, but that is it. They are either on or off. The test fails to show how well the glands are funtioning. I have heard alot of positive things about saliva testing due to the fact it is 24 hours. I dont know... ... (88 replies)
Labs, Please Help?
Jul 26, 2005
... in conjunction with estrogen, testosterone, free T4 and T3 and cortisol levels. My results all fell within the normal range but usually on the low normal side. My TSH would rise and fall depending on if my cortisol was high or not. ... (15 replies)
... s has left me almost fully bed ridden. I was put on Florinef back in September...1mg. Been on it since than, no side effects, or weight gain. Now I'm on 7.5mg of cortisol per day. When should Ilook for results? ... (1 replies)


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