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... I've seen all sorts of estimated ranges as to where your AM cortisol should be in your 3rd trimester. I've seen 25 to 35 as the right range. ... (29 replies)
... on the acth serum test. I look for acth, if healthy, to be in the top third of the range. Most with secondary adrenal insufficiency are in the bottom third. ... (5 replies)
... and how to treat it. DO's put symptoms above ranges, knowing the ranges for most tests, hormones and others, are flawed. ... (12 replies)

Weird ranges...
Jun 16, 2004
... Basically all labs use Synacthen as the stimulating agent instead of real ACTH. Real ACTH is not stable enough to be used for this. ... (2 replies)
... PM... There is No listing for ranges for afternoon , or evening on the copy of my labs.. Just a Morning level. ... (1 replies)
... there. Also I have had two ACTH stim test done as well. ... (0 replies)
... Initially, our other endo. was suspicious of the Flovent as well, but after the second ACTH stim. test decided that the inhaler could not have caused the problem. ... (13 replies)
... I'd guess, 20 would be the minimum. All hormone ranges are very flawed, but cortisol and thyroid tests ranges are among the most flawed. So yes, his test results were very low in my opinion. ... (12 replies)
... I would think that as long as the measurement units were the same, the range would be the same, but that may not be true at all. I will list the ranges as per Travis' lab tests. ... (13 replies)
... As somebody working in medical research I have to disagree. The normal ranges are based on cortisol test results from healthy people! ... (5 replies)
ACTH stim test!!
Jan 15, 2007
... not the next. I don't know if your level was normal without knowing what the ranges are at the lab that was used. ... (19 replies)
... I just wonder if there is something MORE going on with me , then just my Thyroid...So thought I would get your thoughts on my ACTH levels.. ... (5 replies)
... The ranges are skewed because the labs get their ranges from sick people who are tested. Labs do not test healthy people to see what healthy ranges are. ... (5 replies)
... I also had the ACTH stim test. I will post my "normal range" results for you. I noticed that out lab ranges AND results are close to the same. I think this means we are normal. But I was wondering about adrenal fatigue and how that may look on this type of test. ... (8 replies)
... I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me understand these results. I've been on hypothyroid meds since June and my health has to gone to h*ll since starting them. I've lost 15-20 lbs, can't eat much, can't sleep, GI problems, heart problems, and the list goes on. One endo told me it's all in my head, another endo told me it's all thyroid. The 2nd endo did an... (1 replies)
... Aldosterone 3, no ranges ? ... (0 replies)
... If you are asking about using Cortisol to diagnose Addison's, what you need to get is an called ACTH stimulation test. They measure your cortisol before and after an injection of ACTH. ... (3 replies)
... Search Renin angiotensin aldosterone system Simplified very greatly, renin, an enzyme, converts angiotensinogen (found in lungs) to angiotensin I via the liver. Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) converts Angiotensin I to Angiotensin II which with the help of corticosterone converts to aldosterone which regulates sodium and cloride reabsorption, potassium excretion, all... (12 replies)
... What does your endo think the ATCH test is for? You can't reliably diagnose anything from the ATCH test and you can't do cortisol replacement from that test either. (1 replies)
... Thank you so much! I have had every test listed, and my FSH/LH are off, but the others are within normal range ( as far as refrences ranges go )... I did place a call into my Endo about this, about the ACTH, and asked if they could test me a bit Further since my level was so low! She is going too call me back, and we will go from there. Last Night I spent time in the ER... (5 replies)

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