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... Funygirl... was your ACTH put in a centrifuge immediately? ... (3 replies)
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... If it was a Primary AI issue, wouldn't you expect the DHEA to be low as well? ... (3 replies)

... g of prednisone over 7 days. That goes way beyond an insane amount. I've seen people who are really messed up from that amount. To much steroid will shut down cortisol receptors in cells and suppress ACTH to where it won't ever want to come back up when steroid is removed. ... (22 replies)
... Theoretically speaking, if a bucket is low it doesn't necessarily mean that it isn't filling up fast enough, it could also mean that it's emptying out too fast. ... (31 replies)
... My DHEA is low normal.. ... (31 replies)
... I think that you have low cortisol and need treatment for that.. then you need to boost your thyroid hormones. As to Graves.. I think you would be worse off with it. ... (31 replies)
... that state that low Pregnenolone is a marker for Hypopituitarism? ... (31 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)
... As to the fact your ACTH is high and your cortisol low normal. Would point toward your adrenals being the culprite in your insufficiency. I wish I could help you more. My internal medicine MD is treating me. ... (31 replies)
... I got a copy of the latest ACTH / Cortisol results (Test #3) myself and haven't been in for a follow-up with my Endo, but does this look like Primary Adrenal Insufficiency or am I just jumping to conclusions? Test #1 - ACTH Stim Test (Done @ 2:00pm): Baseline Cortisol - 3.2 Baseline DHEA(S) - 461 (110-370) - (135% of range) Baseline Pregnenolone - 11 (13-208) - (-1% of... (31 replies)
... You do not have to have abnormal skin pigmentation. My MD does not want to classify me as Addison's.. but I am adrenal insufficient. Just having low cortisol, high ACTH, and improperly treated hashimoto's can cause your issues. ... (5 replies)
Testosterone
Mar 24, 2008
... The low LH and FSH may be a pituitary problem. ... (6 replies)
... I'm going to an endo tomorrow going to ask for ACTH test among other things to see if my pituitary is working ok. ... (0 replies)
... I really don't know where to go with this, but I have been doing a lot of reading and my blood work and symptoms have pointed me in this direction. I appreciated your input, and will try not to be too wordy! In april 07 I went to the Dr because I had severe leg cramping, insomnia, Gerd and headaches so he tested me for thyroid: TSH .12 (0.34 – 5.60) Thyroxine free .7 (.6... (1 replies)
... Today I had an ACTH stim test (standard 250mcg dose) to investigate low cortisol (and lower normal acth = 11) - for possible secondary AI. I did not feel anything from the injection initally, but now some five hours later, I have palpitations and some "flip flop" feelings in my chest. I also feel heavy-headed (could be elevated bp?)and have a bit of a headache. Still dizzy as... (1 replies)
... I am in the process of getting diagnosed for my issues. So far I have a low cortisol am 7. ... (29 replies)
... I had ACTH stim test too, my baseline was 17, 30 min later was 21, 60 min later was 20. I didn't think it was good but my doc said it was. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for the info. I did have the ACTH test done. They said everything was normal. When I asked if maybe there was a problem with gland that gives the adrenals what they need I was fluffed off. ... (5 replies)
... You can't take steroids for as long as you have, stop cold turkey and the next day and get an acth test that would represent what it was before you were on steroids. ... (4 replies)




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