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... When my pituitary hormones came back with an ACTH of 161. ... (1 replies)
... In your opinions, are my cortisol and acth numbers normal, or should I pursue additional testing to rule out secondary AI? ... (3 replies)
... Addison's.... But your test look normal to me did they do an actual ACTH level. that sometimes is how you can distinguish primary vs secondary. THE ACTH stim tests are more for primary and sometimes really don't tell us much if its not primary. ... (3 replies)

... My ACTH was 14 (range 10-60). The only information I have found seems to indicate that the top 30% of the range is optimal. I have read in 2 places now (unfortunately not sources that the endo will take seriously) that when you go from below 10 and more than triple in the stim test it indicates strongly secondary AI. She refuses to consider anything that the thyroid. ... (3 replies)
... Cortisol was taken early in the morning 7am. Not sure about how the ACTH was handled, i guess they put in a bin, no idea really. ... (2 replies)
... What time of day was your cortisol taken? ... (2 replies)
... Hey everyone, I hope someone can help me out here. I suffer from an autoimmune disease called celiac sprue and my doctor asked for some detailed bloodwork because I've recently struggled with anemia and had to go through an intravenous iron treatment. It worked out fine, but I've been told to go to an endocrinologist because of my results. My blood tests showed high IgE,... (2 replies)
... bless your heart. For some reason a lot of ENDOs want to ignore Adrenal issues unless its just right there staring them in the face and they cant ignore it. I don't know if they had a one day lesson on the adrenals and how VITAL they are in daily life or what but i have had two endos now since being diagnosed with addisons and i truly think i know more about the disease than... (3 replies)
... In healthy individuals, the cortisol level should double from a value in the 20s within 60 minutes. ... (7 replies)
... that state that low Pregnenolone is a marker for Hypopituitarism? ... (31 replies)
... I've seen all sorts of estimated ranges as to where your AM cortisol should be in your 3rd trimester. I've seen 25 to 35 as the right range. ... (29 replies)
... I am in the process of getting diagnosed for my issues. So far I have a low cortisol am 7. ... (29 replies)
... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... I've seen at least a thousand acth stims with serum acth over the years I've been doing this and never seen the combo of values you have. Your stim suggests secondary AI. ... (31 replies)
... on me which lead to testing for ACTH the hormone that tells the adrenals to produce cortisol. ... (7 replies)
... on the acth serum test. I look for acth, if healthy, to be in the top third of the range. Most with secondary adrenal insufficiency are in the bottom third. ... (5 replies)
... versus secondary adrenal insufficiency. Was hoping that after a 3rd stim. test, I could accept the diagnosis of "Isolated ACTH deficiency," but recently, I just haven't felt "at ease" with that diagnosis again. After all of my research, I do plan to have the endo. ... (13 replies)
... I read somewhere that: Any truth to this? My DHEA-S is up, but it's only about at 135% of range, and since my ACTH is about at 144% of range it might just be an appropriate response to the high ACTH. If the statements is true, I could see things happening like this... - Adrenals have a problem producing Cortisol (still need to figure this one out) - Hypothalamus/Pit... (31 replies)
... I don't know which ACTH range I am in. ... (1 replies)
... Help! I need help interpreting my ACTH Stim test results. I asked my doctor about these labs, and he literally put his head on the exam table and pretended he was sleeping. It was the oddest thing. ... (5 replies)


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