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... if he did the dex suppression test, that's a pretty accurate test to see if you have anything producing extra cortisol other than the adrenal itself. ... (16 replies)
... A TSH of over two is high and you are most likely very hypo. Your high cortisol levels are probably from your hypothyroidism and your adrenals are pumping out too much cortisol to try to compensate for your low thyroid hormone levels. ... (8 replies)
... It looks to me like she is wanting to check you for too little cortisol. If you are high in FT3 and low in FT4 this would be a reason for the test. I think it is oft referred to as Addison's if the cortisol is low. ... (16 replies)

... My gp is wanting to test my cortisol. She must think my adrenals are producing too much. Dr. A has already tested me for that. He did the test where he gave me the Dex... ... (16 replies)
... if it is too high, it's called hypernatremia. ... (9 replies)
... This is a little off topic (SORRY!) - but can you recommend a "Thyroid savvy DO in Chattanooga? I haven't been able to find a good thyroid doc yet and I've been to about six different doctors now" Thanks Tanya (19 replies)
... Your DHEA is a little low your cortisol is in the normal range except at midnight where it is high. Do you have issues with insomnia? ... (13 replies)
... he ran the 24 hr.urine and the Dex test. He said it was normal. I remember him telling me on my first visit that he suspected high cortisol. He said that high cortisol would cause the aches and pains and high bp and the symptoms were like those for hypo. So I really don't think my cortisol is high. ... (16 replies)
... I have a high cortisol level also. It was slightly elevated in the am and I had a result of 51.6 in the afternoon! ... (16 replies)
... t people feel good. That's just part of the hormone's function. So I don't know if you feeling better while being on it is because you need it or it's just the cortisol doing what it would do for most people. ... (16 replies)
... No...........I was never told that my cortisol was high. From the three different tests my thyroid dr. did, he concluded it was normal. ... (16 replies)
... I do not think more than a supporting cortisol test would be necessary. You say you were proven high before.. then you a second one to prove it wasn't a lab fluke won't hurt.. ... (16 replies)
... yr period. He concluded that my cortisol was fine. ... (16 replies)
... B12 imbalance. Which one will warrent investigation. If you have high cortisol you treat the ACTH levels.. you do not add more cortisol. If ACTH and cortisol are fine.. ... (16 replies)
... I think she did mean that she thought I might have High cortisol because she did mention possible Cushings. ... (16 replies)
... How can I increase my cortisol levels to normal? ... (19 replies)
... ch T4 covers. T3 is needed for metabolism, temperature regulation and all the physical functions in your body. So when your T3 levels drop below X for you.. it causes the conversion process to kick into over drive. Another source for the high T4 to T3 conversion.. all those nice supplements you are taking. ... (19 replies)
... lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll of the benifits I think she's changed her mind on that thought process. It's MORE healthy for us for our bodies to continue doing what they are built to do. Unfortunately to do THAT means to continue to deal with that! ... (38 replies)
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... Still I don't place much stock in TSH anyways except when above 2 or so. Since yours is above 2, I believe it indicates a problem. ... (12 replies)
... Rounded face, you mentioned, but what about your neck? ... (6 replies)


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