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... I called my dr and let him know and was also checked out by a dr at work eho was also stumped by my symptoms. My regular dr recommended a cortisol test. ... (1 replies)
... In my opinion, a blood test is not sufficient to diagnose low cortisol. ... (2 replies)
... About two months ago, I had mentioned to my personal trainer that I was feeling very tired with low blood pressure. This had been going on for a couple months, on and off every couple of weeks. ... (2 replies)

... ar and a half ago I was tested for Addison's disease, but everything came back in the normal range. Then I found a new doctor who a year ago did a 24 hour urine test and found that I had slightly low cortisol and aldosterone. He started me on a small dose of Hydrocortisone which seemed to help somewhat. ... (0 replies)
... the test she is having next is syncahten or tetracosactide test. Our endocrinologist hasnt given us much info on what they are looking for or suspecting. ... (1 replies)
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... My endo wanted to rule out Cushing's and used the Cortisol test via dexamethasone at night with blood drawn in the morning...is it normal for it to be that low even having taken dexamethasone or is it normal for it to be so low following a dose of dexamethasone? ... (2 replies)
... are BMP, and CBC with Differential, ACTH, DHEA, and Cortisol. There is timing to these tests too any lab can draw it and send it out but either the ACTH or the Cortisol is supposed to be drawn in the mornings when it is at it's peak. ... (7 replies)
... exhausted, and perhaps not producing any cortisol on their own. ... (7 replies)
... The best advice I would give anyone is make the Doctor find out why cortisol is low if they refuse get it in writing, and from now on ask for copies of everything and keep them. ... (7 replies)
... She went back to her PCP. The PCP brushed it all off sending her to a GI specialist. The GI specialist ran every test she could, and found nothing. Back to the PCP, who decided she must have gastroparesis! ... (7 replies)
... And do they go back to normal on cortisol supplementation? ... (7 replies)
... I found a doctor that would do a saliva test and it came back low cortisol. ... (0 replies)
... I don't know how accurate saliva tests are, but you do have the symptoms of low cortisol. However, usually the heart pounding symptoms is related to low cortisol AND low thyroid at the same time. ... (1 replies)
... Cortisol tests should never be performed after doing any kind of physical activity. What you probably did was to falsely elevate your cortisol levels during the test by exercising like that. A cortisol test, especially if it's a one time blood test, should be done with as little stress as possible. ... (5 replies)
... No,but I'm going to have one Thursday, due to low cortisol test results. My Doctor ordered this and after reading on here, opinions about Saliva testing,maybee I shouldn't be so concerned,as I have been,about my low readings? ... (14 replies)
... Ok at first I thought that I was suffering from adrenal fatigue but it must have been my low thyroid causing me to be tired and dizzy. ... (4 replies)
... I have not been diagnosed with Addison's but I have a question. I am having contradictory cortisol test results. ... (1 replies)
... adrenal problems can be diagnosed with only a single serum cortisol test? ... (1 replies)
... I have normal thyroid levels buy my primary doc did a 24 hour urine cortisol test and the level which was very low. He told me that my thyroid medicine needs cortisol in order to work properly, but he would prefer an endo doc treat me and schedule any other necessary tests. ... (2 replies)


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