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... I was diagnosed with MS six years ago, then I demanded a second opinion as my tests were all normal and symptoms didn't fit MS. Everyone disagreed about what was wrong with me then surprise surprise, like you, they tried to imply that it was psychological. ... (6 replies)
... I have been very sick over the last few years. Last yr I started getting very thin skin on my legs and arms, then my skin would turn into a huge blood spot and break open and it would bleed for days. They thought I may have had cancer that all came back clean. ... (0 replies)
... I'm not sure what they will know from the blood work. ... (7 replies)

... Hey! Thank you so much for the reply <3 My BP does drop when I stand up, I have had that checked. My BP is generally in the low-to-normal range on average, although a few months ago it was sky-high for no apparent reason. But, I have checked it and every time I do the sit-to-stand test, it does drop instead of going up, indicating adrenal issues. My body temp is another... (17 replies)
... I think they were low, at the bottom of 'normal'. Only a stim test was necessary to determine for sure. Fortunately I have some function I guess, although that isn't doing much for my other wide variety of problems. Muscles refusing to recovery are my biggest downfall at this point.. if it weren't for that possibly I could exercise some and that would help with things. (37 replies)
Feb 1, 2003
... Cip: I have been going thru much of the same thing as you. Test after test comes back normal. The thyroid was in the normal range but on the low end - so the endo put me on low dose Levoyxl. It didn't really seem to help. Then he was willing to start me on low dose Cortef even my level was ok. (The test for the cortisol was a blood-draw first thing in the morning without... (2 replies)
... My endo tested my cortisol and it read 3.9. On the day of my test I fasted. I was so exhausted I slept until 11 and blood was taken at noon. He only tested it once, and said the level was low. No follow up ordered and that was January. ... (0 replies)
... What other symptoms do you have? (6 replies)
... If I have many of the symptoms associated with low coritsol and my blood test came out to 6. ... (6 replies)
... nnot change dr's at this time. I am in an HMO and it is difficult to change as well as the issue of pending referrals. That is why I decided to go with an online blood test service. I don't want to waste my money though. The main reason why I suspected Addison's is because of the hyperpigmentation. ... (4 replies)
... I wanted to ask you, before your stim test, did you have any other tests done, like regular blood draw for cortisol, or Urine? ... (37 replies)
... Just wanted to give you an update on our situation. Yesterday Travis went in to see our new osteopath, and her nurse drew about 11 viles of blood for copious tests! I was so relieved. She will also be referring us to my younger son's endochrinologist in order for him to do the ACTH stim test for us. ... (2 replies)
... Once you are on HC then stimulation tests aren't valid because you have partly shut your adrenals down. Actually the fact that you got a decent amount of output from your adrenals even after being on HC tells you your adrenals aren't doing that bad. I believe you have to be off HC for a while before a stimulation test is valid. (3 replies)
... minute blood draw only appears within the "normal" range it's too low? ... (3 replies)
... In healthy individuals, the cortisol level should double from a value in the 20s within 60 minutes. ... (7 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jun 11, 2007
... You need salt. LOTS AND LOTS of salt and please buy a blood pressure monitor and take your temps several times a day. See if your BP and temp has gotten lower. ... (88 replies)
... First she did the blood tests. ... (1 replies)
... cation of the disease. But, it doesn't totally exclude the may develop later in life." She also said she was a little concerned about my White Blood Cell Count, which was low. I've had a very low white blood cell count for a quite some time now. Last week it was 2. ... (3 replies)
... Well, the blood level tells you on that day at that moment your adrenal glands appear to be working normally. What it doesn't tell you is how stressed you were. ... (8 replies)
... They told me it wasn't ever low enough to explain my fatigue. I took iron supplements and it was responding a few months later and was low normal in the January 2003 CBC. ... (9 replies)

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