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Please help
Jan 11, 2010
... Have in do a cbc,b-12,vitamin-d, metabolic panel, cortisol and aldosterone, a cortisol stimulation test, have him check the all the levels of the hormones that your pituitary gland produces, have in check your t-lymphocytes level(an AIDS test)(it will tell you if you are having problems in your Thymus) and have him check for Diabetes/Hypoglycemia, have him check any or all of... (6 replies)
... e to addison's off high cortisol. I advise being careful about about if you take too many steroids regularly... it will be difficult to gain muscle as I had high cortisol and my muscles are destroyed. It has to be just enough and not too much. ... (6 replies)
... Did they test your DHEA levels when you had your cortisol and Testosterone levels checked, usually it is checked the same time. ... (88 replies)

72 hour fast!
Jun 3, 2007
... from falling to concentrations that cause symptoms in the absence of food. Increased release of epinephrine, glucagon and, to a lesser degree, growth hormone and cortisol are the most important components of this response. ... (3 replies)
... octors could not figure it out and his pediatric GI ruled out crohn's involvement in these symptoms. After numerous tests, including MRI, our pediatrician did a cortisol and thyroid test. The Cortisol was as reported 1. ... (12 replies)
... Your son is the first secondary AI I've heard of with a stim that base cortisol could not be detected. Was this test done after he was weaned of the steroid? ... (12 replies)
... Pre cortisol 6. ... (3 replies)
... Isn't cortisol suppose to be for the morning? ... (37 replies)
Thyroid adrenal?
Feb 13, 2006
... eloping Addison's disease is hyperpigmentation and this is usually evident in recent surgery scars as the stress of the surgery is usually enough to deplete your cortisol levels. ... (20 replies)
... Dear friends, I think the reason you may not have gotten answers on this board is that people tend to separate Adrenal insufficiency or Addison's or secondary Addison's from adrenal exhaustion. There are even those who argue about whether adrenal exhaustion (usually putting forth the idea that adrenal glands can be temporarily exhausted but then recoop and get better) is... (7 replies)
Update on daughter
Dec 16, 2005
... One friend of mine explained to me that Florinef has Cortisol properties in it. ... (10 replies)
... the bottom line is that you do not make enough cortisol to carry out basic metabolic functions or handle bodily stress. ... (4 replies)
... While it is true that estrogen is a steroid hormone, it comes primarily from the ovaries which shouldn't be affected by your low cortisol levels. But, that said, there is alot of cross over... ... (15 replies)
... He had a terribly sore staph infection on his leg, so had to treat that first. And I want to be absolutely SURE that when the doctors DO agree to give him the cortisol tests, nothing will give him a false result. ... (2 replies)
... se on diabetes. At the same time Trav's Dad was taking him to the doctor for a terrible staph infection on his leg, Jesse and I were in the hospital getting the diabetes figured out. It's working well. But Travis' condition hasn't changed much. ... (2 replies)
... Does anyone know if it's possible to have high a.m. cortisol (48) while developing Addison's? I have very specific symptoms, much worse during times of stress, but my cortisol was very high (I was about 35 weeks pregnant when it was tested, if that matters). I have NO symptoms of Cushings, only Addison's. I currently have 4 autoimmunes: type 1 diabetes, hashimotos,... (0 replies)
... I respect him for that. I went to a new Endo, he is ranked highly in u.s. news and world report. He didn't like the labs that my last Dr had, salivary cortisol 24 hr reading. My cortisol was a flat line near 0. So he said he would have to take me off hydrocortisone to get a reading of my adrenal levels. ... (1 replies)
Please help
Jan 13, 2010
... roid it can cause severe problems. I believe that your thyroid problem is coming from your adrenal gland. You need to have your doctor check your aldosterone and cortisol levels. Your doctor also needs to order a ACTH cortisol stimulation test to test for an adrenal insufficiency. ... (6 replies)
So confused!!!
Mar 30, 2009
... weeks ago and am now above my total pregnancy weight. I got frustrated with my gp so I went to my Rheumy who said I don't have adrenal insuffiency that the low cortisol test was due to the fact that I have been on Prednisone for 2 years now for inflammatory arthritis. ... (0 replies)
... Dose distribution in hydrocortisone replacement therapy has a significant influence on urine free cortisol excretion. ... (0 replies)


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