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... I agree with Summer. The symptoms are shared by many different diseases. It took me 20 years and a 3rd test before i was diagnosed. About 8 years ago I started passing out more frequently, electrolytes got really screwy, and I got a Winter tan. ... (2 replies)
... I have so many Addison's symptoms, and in March my AM cortisol was 8. ... (2 replies)
... like this. I was wondering if anyone could help me with some insight on some test results. I have been sick for a few years. Lately I have lost a lot of weight, low BP, extreme fatigue, along with many other symptoms that go along with adrenal issues. ... (1 replies)

... You do have some of the classic signs and symptoms of Addison's, plus a few others. The fatigue, low sodium, low BP, dizziness, nausea, GI problems, thirst and salt cravings are all consistent with it. Since you had borderline low cortisol levels in March, I would get them repeated at both 8 AM and 4 PM if you can. ... (5 replies)
... In your opinions, are my cortisol and acth numbers normal, or should I pursue additional testing to rule out secondary AI? ... (3 replies)
... I think the 10 day cortisol is a test to see if you feel better on it. I would try it and jot notes each day about your overall energy and stamina. I disagree that any endo will react the way yours did. What is the point of ordering tests if youre going to ignore abnormal results? ... (5 replies)
... norm later in the day. So I guess it's not a ACTH producing tumor because it has this rythm? ... (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)
... Hello out there. I'm new here. Have some confusing results and have to wait 3 weeks before I can see my endo again. Can anyone out there help? ... (2 replies)
... Your results are very similiar to mine. I am also on 1.25mg of Estrogen. My am ACTH 7, am Cortisol has ranged form 5. ... (3 replies)
... Keep in mind these are my opinions and I'm not a doctor. ... (7 replies)
... I am hypothyroid and I read a lot of people have adrenal issues with their thyroid problems. ... (16 replies)
... Your daughters doctor should lose his license. 10 mg of dex is equal to 1600 mg of hydrocortisone and 400 mg of prednisone so she had the equivalences of 11,200 mg of HC and 2800 mg of prednisone over 7 days. That goes way beyond an insane amount. ... (22 replies)
... I will be seeing a new ObGYn, who specializes in reproductive endocrinology. She wants to have some related hormone tests performed, and I don't want to mess up the validity of results. I am taking 5 mg pregnenolone MWF, and have been for a month. ... (2 replies)
... You are on Ft4 and Ft3 supplmentation. How were your levels before the Ft3 was added? ... (14 replies)
Fainted last night
Apr 14, 2008
... Walk in and see the MD with your blood results. ... (1 replies)
... that my cortisol levels were low. I was referred to an endo who ran additional blood work. My cortisol came back in the normal range but on the low side. My ACTH, however, was unproportionally high which, my endo says, points to weakened adrenals. ... (1 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jun 11, 2007
... You need salt. LOTS AND LOTS of salt and please buy a blood pressure monitor and take your temps several times a day. See if your BP and temp has gotten lower. ... (90 replies)
... converts Angiotensin I to Angiotensin II which with the help of corticosterone converts to aldosterone which regulates sodium and cloride reabsorption, potassium excretion, all which in turn regulates water retention. This system works with the pituitary hormone, vasopressin. ... (12 replies)
... It all seemed to go okay although I was a bit concerned as the docs didn't seem to take the blood at exactly 30 and 60mins!!!!! in my last 2 tests the docs took the blood exactly on time. ... (29 replies)

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