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... Cause maybe one of those are abnormal even though my Cortisol was in the normal range. ... (11 replies)
... do not value saliva tests. Some forward thinking doctors do however, I hope your endo is one of them. One of the tests for Addison's is a synacthen test, so hopefully your endo will do that. ... (4 replies)
... Endo refused to even look at the tests. He stated that the saliva tests were not accurate for determining adrenal insufficiency. ... (10 replies)

... There are other tests that will be more definative for AD. Have you discussed this with your doctor? ... (1 replies)
... I'd say that one day without caffeine is a small price to pay in order to get a definitive diagnosis. (7 replies)
... People get obsessed with lab tests rather than listenig to the patients symptoms. Also if your thyriod is not quite balanced if can make you very tired. ... (16 replies)
... Dear Chris Thank you so much for your comments. I was in fact hoping you do because I saw your expert comments to others. No I do not take DHEA supplements but I did buy some before the stress test and was waiting for confirmation my DHEA was low in order to consume DHEAS. But my results showed I had excess DHEAS! I never believed I was stressed or could be stressed until... (1 replies)
... I am hypothyroid and have hashimotos....which lead me to.... Crisis #1 is what brought me to these boards...I was getting very weak and felt like I might pass out, plus feeling like I had low blood sugar and/or low blood pressure (both were always normal), dizziness, no appetite. which led me to my doctor and my TSH had gone up a bit so she suggested increase my... (1 replies)
... Your cortisol saliva being below range for half the day, looks to me like your adrenals are very fatigued. Ask your doc for an ACTH stimulation test. ... (5 replies)
... Your saliva labs are very low. ... (7 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue
Dec 13, 2004
... I'm fairly convinced that I have adrenal fatigue even though my 4 pt cortisol tests came back normal. ... (2 replies)
... If you go the cortisol saliva route, it might be an idea to get the correct thyroid tests too. Often thyroid and adrenal problems go hand in hand. ... (12 replies)
... maybe an enzyme deficiency that is blocking Cortisol synthesis? ... (31 replies)
... I don't know about the saliva kits but cortisol and DHEA are produced in different layers of the adrenal gland and perform different functions. ... (2 replies)
... s already. I still only havet the pm ones. I was hoping to get them before the long holiday. They haven't done any of the saliva tests or the aderol. I'm going to talk to the new doctor about those tomorrow. Where do I go besides the doctor's office for the saliva tests? ... (6 replies)
... Stimulation tests are mostly boring with few side effects. ... (6 replies)
... This shows your numbers are low, but you need more tests. Ask your doctor for the tests below immediately. The ACTH stimulation test must be given correctly. ... (3 replies)
... DHEA or female hormones. So my plan was to order the tests myself to try to see whats going on. The problem is I cant seem to find any companys who ship saliva testing kits to Canada. ... (2 replies)
Thyroid adrenal?
Feb 23, 2006
... I dont know where my problems are coming from. I know that elevated TSH can cause cortisol levels to go down. I have posted with you on the Thyroid board, so l am still trying to figure out whats going on, is it my Thyroid, Adrenal or somethng else. ... (20 replies)
... I took my saliva test to my Endo this past Tuesday. While he did believe it, he still wanted to run a ACTH, Cortisol and TSH as well. ... (1 replies)


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