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... The endos are always blaming things on mental issues. You have to learn to ignore them and listen to your gut. I have found that the great majority of endos only know diabetes and a small amount of thyroid. ... (11 replies)
... Then perhaps then I'll get a second opinion from one of my former endos about the ACTH Stim test. I didn't fill the cortisol scrip from my primary MD .. he said I would feel better but that he wouldn't allow me on it for more than the 10 days .. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed by saliva and blood tests. My Internal Medicine MD did it. My Endo was a bust. My cardiologist and neurologist and IM question the level of thyroid care that the Endos in my city can give. ... (10 replies)

... ating! Trying to argue with a doctor is like beating your head against the wall. I mean, what can you tell them 'Hey, I'm talking to all these women on a board and well, you are just wrong!'. ... (9 replies)
... Gastroparesis, is a common symptom in persons who have both addison's and diabetes. ... (4 replies)
... Your son has really been through it and I've never dealt with a situation like his before. ... (12 replies)
... equipped in general. In the narrow area of thyroid disease, that has been my experience, and that of most thyroid patients I have talked to on the various boards. It is easy to understand how that notion might carry over to other conditions as well. ... (4 replies)
... I appreciate your optimism and determination. ... (11 replies)
... k of cortisol is a faulty Pituitary Gland, there is nothing actually physically wrong with the Adrenal Organ, it simply is not receiving the 'signal' to make the cortisol from the Pituitary. ... (6 replies)
... st of them. I was gaining weight like you for a while but now I have stabilized for a bit. I have the side pain. I think what you are describing is flank pain and many people with adrenal disease also have it. ... (15 replies)
... sphenoidal in June 2004. Rathke's Cleft cyst. Had an issue of diabetes insipidus, but was resolved after 1 dosage of DDAVP. Put on Cortef. Was able to eat for the first time in months without getting sick. ... (4 replies)
... The first set of tests you need are ACTH plasma and Cortisol. Blood drawn at or before 8am, fasting. Next you need an ACTH stimulation test. ... (9 replies)
Oct 12, 2007
... Because low cortisol levels should translate into low sugar levels since cortisol normally causes the liver to release sugar into the blood stream. High blood sugar and low cortisol is unusual unless you have full blown diabetes. ... (5 replies)
... For sure. My sex drive is a big fat zilch and I have a hard time maintaining an erection because I'm so tired and dsinterested usually. ... (8 replies)
... id48.htm for more information on Cushing's disease. Print this information and take it to your doctor. You should be getting better by now!!! ... (12 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
May 24, 2008
... Thanks for replying, I have done some research and found that low cortisol can cause urine to concentrate hense taking 20 hours to concentrate, thus could still be diabetes insipidus masked my low cortisol. ... (11 replies)
... of the time. What time were your tests and did you take the androgel the morning of the tests? ... (5 replies)
I need support
Oct 21, 2005
... ial symptom. It tends to come on quickly, but can cease to be as much of a factor in mos. to come. Also, people tend to gradually begin light exercise programs and alter their diets a bit to compensate and to enhance their health, energy levels and weight loss! ... (6 replies)
Apr 8, 2008
... hour fast to detect hypoglycaemia, it whent to 1.2 at the end but junior doctor saw symptoms and corrected it without getting a full blood sample therefore endo only says it dropped to 3.7. ... (1 replies)
... Isn't cortisol suppose to be for the morning? ... (37 replies)

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