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Feb 27, 2006
... My endo was one of the top endos in Lubbock Tx and he always checked my ACTH level, my TSH level, free T4 and they always check your electrolytes to make sure that the potassium and sodium are staying on a normal basis. ... (6 replies)
... or the normal range here. ... (16 replies)
... Started treatment on 2006 with a 5.1 TSH. Obtained old medical records, saw I was 4.5 in 1995.....:mad: Started on 50 mcg. Dr said i "was in range" with a 2.9 TSH after 2 months. Went to new dr, went up to 100 mcg thyroxine. Wanted to try armour, went to new dr. Switched to 45 mg. Then had ER visit. Struggled from mid summer last year till Dec to optimize, and ended up... (2 replies)

... I do know i have systemic fungus to a low level though, as years ago when i tried difflucan, it improved all of my CFS symptoms within a few days to a significant degree. ... (20 replies)
... My ACTH is 1917. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for this Sparkles, we are going to get a celiac profile done, it is an interesting theory. Does anyone have any ideas about the ACTH level of 6 ng/L at 9 am in the morning - The lab who did it says the reference range for ACTH is 0-40 ng/l. But we have read other things that suggest less than 10 is low? I don't understand how a person with a ACTH of 1 ng/l can be... (22 replies)
... of normal range. ... (2 replies)
Labs, Please Help?
Jul 19, 2005
... Just a quick note for you. I'm not very familiar with male hormone levels. But when you see the numbers after your test i.e. TSH 1.32, that is what your level is for that particular test. The numbers in the parenthises are the normal ranges. It looks like your T numbers fall into the normal range. ... (15 replies)
... adrenal fatigue. My IM gave me the results of my adrenal function testing and went over them in detail. The nurse had told me that the cortisol was normal.. and ACTH high.. well actually... ... (12 replies)
ACTH question
May 28, 2006
... Stay on that dose for at least six weeks and retest. If still below mid range on both, jump up to 100 mg daily. Wait six weeks, retest. Mid range is found by adding the lowest range number plus the highest range number, and divide by 2. ... (8 replies)
... normal range. However, as you pointed out, it i had been off of it longer, over time my level would of approached the 5.3 cortisol level taken a year prior to staring HC. ... (16 replies)
... normal range. However, as you pointed out, it i had been off of it longer, over time my level would of approached the 5.3 cortisol level taken a year prior to staring HC. ... (16 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jun 12, 2007
... Well I saw my endo, and she said my base Cortisol was at 11. This to me seems to be in the low normal range. Then after the ACTH test it went to 21. She stated that means your Adrenals are fine. The problem I have with that is the last two cortisol blood draws were at 2.3 and 2.9. ... (88 replies)
... I was diagnosed with AD about 4 years ago. It was obvious that i primary due to acth stim starting at 9 and topping out at 11 after 60 min. and with an acth level of 2,035. A year later I developed Graves disease and Graves optopathy. A year after that I got systemic lupus with positive anticardiolipids. ... (2 replies)
Need some help!
Apr 24, 2004
... Thanks for your help! I think I'm going to have the growth hormone stim test before I take anything. Hopefully, it won't be long... Oh, my primary doc acknowledged adrenal problems after seeing that test but tried to treat it with nutritional changes/supplements. Didn't work. He says 1.5 in the morning and less than 1 the rest of the day is what he considers "failure." ... (5 replies)
... ath. Not taking Trav. Hope they will let you do that, too. I'm just going to tell him I would like him to have adrenal issues ruled out, especially, using and ACTH stim test, aldosterone and renin levels. ... (14 replies)
Question on DHEA-s
May 13, 2008
... When I saw an endo at a top ranked endocrinology department in Philadelphia, I asked him if my ACTH was normal and he nearly shouted at me "it is NORMAL". He was really rude and patronizing. ... (3 replies)
... My endo did his idea of a workup which included an AM cortisol. It was within the normal range. ... (4 replies)
... If my cortisol level comes back to be within the normal range, do you still think I should get the ACTH Stim Test done? ... (0 replies)
... the Stim test is used to gauge adrenal reserve. It is only in cases where the administered ACTH fails to produce a sufficient response from the adrenals, will mainstream drs say you have secondary AI. ... (2 replies)

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