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... Sounds like a pituitary problem leading to low cortisol. You will have to have the ITT to determine the level of your cortisol reserve. ... (2 replies)
... That, in conjunction with the low growth hormone and your symptoms certainly puts you in the running for Cushing's disease or panhypopituitarism. It is likely that you will have to find a pituitary specialist to help you sort through the symptoms and test results. ... (15 replies)
... ight like you for a while but now I have stabilized for a bit. I have the side pain. I think 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)

... your pituitary. There are several really famous neurosurgeons who will do this by mail. I would do a search for pituitary surgeons who specialize in Cushing's disease and see who pops up. ... (15 replies)
ITT test
Mar 8, 2005
... fit of this test is that it is very sensitive and can catch even mild decreases in function. It is considered the "gold standard" for testing for both Addison's disease and growth hormone deficiency. ... (1 replies)
... s Disease and my aunt has hypothyroidism. Both of them were symptomatic for decades and tested multiple times for thyroid dysfunction, but every time the test was normal. ... (0 replies)
... imarily from the ovaries which shouldn't be affected by your low cortisol levels. But, that said, there is alot of cross over...people with autoimmune addison's disease of the adrenals can also often have early menopause because of autoimmune destruction of the ovaries. ... (15 replies)
... One other question... assuming the results of the ITT shows a growth hormone or cortisol definciency, how do they treat it? ... (16 replies)

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