... I'm hoping you can help me out because I can't get a doctor to test me properly. ... (10 replies)
... Two days ago I went in for the ACTH blood test....my doc was concerned with my extremely low BP, fatigue, headaches, dizzyness, concentration loss...among some other things. ... (1 replies)
... The saliva test taken over a day is much better way to diagnose adrenal problems than 1 random blood test. You might want to get your doctor to do a 24hr urine test of your cortisol to give you a better picture. ... (2 replies)
... Hello. I have a question .... I just had a Random Blood Cortisol Test done this past Tuesday. The doctor was checking to see if I could possibly have Addison's Disease. ... (1 replies)
... First of all the Endo requested a 9am morning Blood cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... I recently had a saliva cortisol test done by my naturopath and my results were a little strange, they came back sporadically high. ... (0 replies)
... Hello All,
Well I have been on the hunt for a diagnosis or an answer to the reason I feel absolutely miserable. And so far on paper the Doc says I am great! But, here are my symptoms
Chronic diarrhea and cramping (symptoms like ibs)
Insomnia (very bad)
Extreme mood swings(craziness) (1 replies)
... pretty sick for about 4yrs, but in the lasts year and half very sick. 2 months ago I was admitted into the hospital with fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, low blood pressure, heart palpitations, and body ache. I was extremely sick. ... (0 replies)
... k and legs. So, I got myself a new GP, went along and told my story and asked if he would take me as a patient. He was fantastic and immediately arranged a full blood panel and said if needed he would refer me to an endocrinologist. ... (6 replies)
... syncope, amenorrhea, and low blood pressure. ... (2 replies)
... hour fast to detect hypoglycaemia, it whent to 1.2 at the end but junior doctor saw symptoms and corrected it without getting a full blood sample therefore endo only says it dropped to 3.7. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for your reply, it helps to know that im not the only one struggling! You say that low blood sugar was one of your main symptoms- was it fasting or reactive hypoglycemia?
Also are you saying that the endo shouldnt really have rulled out addisons on the basis of a random cortisol level that is over 7 months old (and i felt better then than i do now)?
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... Random cortisol 14....................... ... (4 replies)
... I believe, saw me. She was totally unconvinced that I have Addison's or anything wrong with my adrenal glands just because of the fact that my blood pressure was normal. Now, for some short periods of time my blood pressure IS okay, and others it's horribly low. ... (2 replies)
... I'm undergoing referal to an Endo following results of low Blood Cortisol and abnormal ASI 24 hr. ... (1 replies)
... every blood test known to man. ... (6 replies)
... Hi. Can I get a second opinion on my last set of labwork? The DO says normal but I have been having all the symptoms that keep leading me back to adrenal problems, probably secondary.
Test Results - Blood draw at 8 am. Extra painful as the needle slipped while swapping tubes.
cortisol random: 7.5 ug/dL Range: 4.0 - 22.0 ug/dL
DHEA, unconjugated: 270 ng/dL ... (0 replies)
... I'm just looking for some help on what my test results might mean. My Endocrinologist's office called and told me they sent a prescription for Cortisone to my pharmacy and I need to pick it up today. ... (1 replies)
... avidly concerned. I would endlessly appreciate anyone who did read and respond. I have tried to be as detailed as possible. I swear to my full honesty, it is not random symptoms of day to day feelings or hypochondria, everything mentioned is a daily symptom I have experienced for years. ... (3 replies)
... I want to see if this doctor will test my cortisol when he rechecks my potassium. ... (10 replies)