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... I'm going to an endo tomorrow going to ask for ACTH test among other things to see if my pituitary is working ok. ... (0 replies)
... ut I knew something else was wrong because I havent been able to function at all, have missed tons of work and sleep all the time. After waiting 5 months for an ACTH test from my doctor who wont give one to me yet, i ordered my own AF saliva test. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks Bea, The docs know I have a blood sugar issue but no treatment for it so far, before I had the steroid shots they checked it and it was 325, 2 hours later it was 35!!!! and I had not had any chocolate or anything! I am glad you are getting treatment for your thyroid, once that goes out of whack it can give a whole heap of horrible symptoms, hopefully this new endo... (29 replies)

... I don't understand why they can't see that your low blood sugar and the low blood pressure are classic symptoms of an adrenal problem. How far along are you now? I'm doing ok. My endo is continuing the thyroid medicine, but based on the last results, I think I should be taking a bit more to get higher into the range. I'm done with the prolactin study. The doctor for... (29 replies)
... Thank you for all your insight. I will see if I have any of his past blood results. He will get a new CBC on Tues. when he gets his remicade infusion. He is on a replacement dose right now of 5 mg Pred/5mg Cortef in the am and 10 mg Cortef in the evening. He certainly has been a complex case for his doctors. I was wondering too if the adrenal insufficiency would be more... (12 replies)
... and we were never told the results were not normal. We saw a pediatric endo. a couple of weeks ago where we got the diagnosis. ... (12 replies)
... Let me know how you get on with your next set of tests, pregnancy most likely would have affected your test results even if you were only about 5 days pregnant. Best of luck with the prolactin study. ... (29 replies)
... Cortisol levels fluctuate a lot during the course of a day. The ACTH stim test is probably the best way, at present, to determine your body's ability to produce cortisol, "on demand. ... (2 replies)
... wn a bit. My edno dr. in past has been suspecting Addisons Disease for a while but symptoms and all went away. Ok..well here I am again. Here are the blood work results from a cardiac ER visit and wanted someone to tell me whether or not they think its poss. for me to be having a flair with my adrenal glands. ... (9 replies)
... Hi guys! I just got back from the dr (last time I will see her). She said that I need to stop taking my thyroid meds that I am hyper :yawn: She also wants me to get a growth hormone stimulation test. Then says I cant get growth hormone from my insurance. So, I dont understand the point. She says I am hypoglycemic and have osteoperosis starting in the hip. Then she tells... (0 replies)
... Below are the test results that I have received so far. I have Hashi's disease and recently was told I have Adrenal Fatigue. ... (1 replies)
... The doctor wants to see the second ACTH stimulation test results from Thursday beofere prescribing the steroid, so I don't know a dose. ... (4 replies)
... regarding Addison's. It's taken almost 4 months to first find an endo, and then beg these tests out of her and I still haven't been able to get her to order an ACTH stim test. ... (12 replies)
... i went for my acth test on monday and i get the results tomorrow. ... (3 replies)
Test results
Aug 28, 2003
... my am and pm cortisol results are done. still waiting the acth. my am cortisol is 19. ... (1 replies)
... I think the 10 day cortisol is a test to see if you feel better on it. I would try it and jot notes each day about your overall energy and stamina. I disagree that any endo will react the way yours did. What is the point of ordering tests if youre going to ignore abnormal results? Your stim test was abnormal, and the ativan or eating shouldn't have affected it. If you feel... (5 replies)
... I've had Addison's since I was 17, also diabetic , and have heart issues .. in all my yrs of dealing with this disease I've only once had a ACTH level test done and that was when I was diagnosed . ... (11 replies)
... Doesn't look like you have an adrenal issue. Your ACTH & cortisol levels are fine.. these would be the two that would clearly indicate adrenal insufficiency. Also, there is usually very low sodium with high potassium. Addisonians tend to excrete sodium and retain potassium. However, low aldosterone levels can contribute to fatigue. Do you crave/enjoy salty foods? Do you... (11 replies)
... It sounds like you have a really bad doctor! I am learning about Addison's disease myself, but I have had thyroid problems for twenty years. It sounds to me like your thyroid dose is probably way too high. Did the doctor do a followup blood test about six weeks after you started your medicine? That is standard procedure to ensure your dose is correct. When your thyroid... (1 replies)
... very long as I get lightheaded. My aldosterone was a 3 a couple of years ago. My cortisol has been anywhere from the lowest of 7 to a normal in the teens. My ACTH is normal. I have had low blood sugar for probably 20 years. ... (6 replies)

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