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... I am hypoadrenal with response to cortisol and aldosterone conversion. It is not classic addison's and it is a genetic flaw that has been activated for some reason. ... (1 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... and now they have got that one random cortisol they are saying that that is as usefull as the stim test to rule it out. ... (11 replies)

... my cortisol at 9 am was 12. ... (9 replies)
... I also have Type I Diabetes and Hypothyroidism. ... (8 replies)
... Chris, You will have to do a search using addisons diabetes. I can't give you the link. There is no negative effect from going back to bed after meds. Many of us wake in the early hours & can't get back to sleep. The body is saying "I need some cortisol". Some can't get to sleep so take 2.5mg or so just before getting into bed. I take my thyroid med about 5am,... (37 replies)
... You CAN NOT diagnose Addison's disease with an ACTH test. My ACTH was always normal as was my blood cortisol levels. However an insulin induced hypoglycemia test proved that I have no adrenal researve so that at times of stress the symptoms were much worse. ... (12 replies)
... ACTH and cortisol blood test can prove hyperadrenals, but normal readings are are inconclusive for hypoadrenals. ... (2 replies)
... This is all good imformation for me, I'll share this with my doctor on my next visit. Through this I am learning to set and keep boundaries, my routine schedule gets off track, so easily, when I feel good. I had even made a promise that no matter what I wasn't going to get out of balance. Oh well, every day is a new day, and my husband is encouraging me to stick to a... (5 replies)
... that might necessitate an emergency dose of cortisol which is stronger than your daily dose. ... (5 replies)
... crh test and midnight cortisol sampling. Those are good for a baseline to see how high you are secreting. An ACTH is also good. ... (11 replies)
... n diet. He's only taking the 24 hr. insulin, that is pretty steady. No big roller coasters for him right now. We will keep in mind the correlation between low cortisol and low insulin. ... (3 replies)
... that the morning cortisol within a norm or higher norm indicates there is no need for a stim test. Sounds as if that criterian for testing is incorrect from what you say. ... (3 replies)
... ested for the morning cortisol. I wonder if the doctor puts him on an antibiotic, should I still go forward with the testing, or will it scew the results of the cortisol somehow? ... (3 replies)
... till tired and can barely get up in the AM or think straight. My anxiety level is way up and any stress is just too much for me. I recently had an 8 AM blood cortisol level drawn and it was 17. ... (6 replies)
... You do sound as though you may have adrenal insufficiency. And you say you had a salivary cortisol level done and it was low? ... (2 replies)
... Hi Dial, Just my opinion on the police call above you described above. You were placed in a stressful situation, but you have essentially no testosterone to limit the stress to your adrenals. Your adrenals are toast from doing this month after month, they have little left to give. They are barely just keeping you on your feet and there is little left from you doing a face... (38 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 18, 2007
... st month June, especially with the tightness in my throat area, and have made an appointment with the thyroid specialist, even though my thyroid results with my diabetes doctor came out normal... ... (88 replies)
May 11, 2007
... d been in a crisis because i kept having blackouts seizures hypos faints. went to hospital they gave me three iv drips . of hc saline and floucortisone. then the diabetes specislists! ha reduced dose next day to 20 mg i started feeling lousy again. ... (8 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... For those taking Cortef, hear is some good info. What are hydrocortisone tablets? (Back to top) HYDROCORTISONE (Cortef®, Hydrocortone®) is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. Hydrocortisone is similar to natural steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland. Hydrocortisone treats severe allergies, skin problems, asthma,... (14 replies)

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