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... This new osteopathic doc doesn't put a lot of faith in my saliva test. ... (15 replies)
... to give me a better idea of what is going on. I also saliva tested DHEA, progesterone, and estradiol. It will be 2 weeks to get those results. ... (4 replies)
Chris and Keraly
Oct 16, 2004
... If they refuse again I am going to go to a web site where I can order saliva tests for myself. ... (14 replies)

... Ditto. I've got 2 ACTH Stim tests that can't hit the magic "20", elevated ACTH, low & "flat-lined" 24-hour saliva Cortisol panel, but my DHEA(s) lab was high (461 on a 110-370 scale). If it was a Primary AI issue, wouldn't you expect the DHEA to be low as well? Or, is this a Congenital Adrenal Hyper/Hypo-plasia thing where one of the steroid systhesis pathways are... (3 replies)
... I have read not to trust blood tests when it comes to cortisol. However an ACTH is pretty acurate, but they're looking more for Addisons there. ... (5 replies)
... I would be careful about what you take before you actually have your cortisol levels tested. ... (10 replies)
... s has left me almost fully bed ridden. I was put on Florinef back in September...1mg. Been on it since than, no side effects, or weight gain. Now I'm on 7.5mg of cortisol per day. When should Ilook for results? ... (1 replies)
... and see if I can get an ACTH and a thyroid panel, free T3, free T4, TSH and thyroid antibodies tests done. Perhaps the saliva tests for Cortisol, as well. ... (3 replies)
... Hi I really could do with some help. I've just been to the Drs and she said that all my basic tests were normal - liver, kidney, thyroid etc. I asked her about Addison's and she said that my sodium and potassium levels were normal. The only tests that can be done here (UK) involve having to stay in hospital and she says that as nothing has shown on the bloods, she... (3 replies)
... I have had no other tests at all other than the saliva test that I paid for myself after being advised to have it by a medical herbalist. It was a surprise to get the results! ... (4 replies)
... which showed very low cortisol levels. Most doctors, when told that a woman suffers from extreme fatigue, etc.... believe it is psychological or your're doing too much. ... (10 replies)
... No I have havent. They have ran some blood tests on cortisol levels, however, I was not fasting and they haven't run any saliva tests. ... (9 replies)
... What other symptoms do you have? (6 replies)
... will my endo pursue saliva or other tests to determine my condition? ... (6 replies)
... hi nicoleaua. i live in atlanta also but cannot find a doctor who will perscribe me hydrocortisone. my saliva tests were almost identical to yours. has the protocol that you are on helped you? ... (20 replies)
... Hi, I'm so sorry for not repling sooner; I just saw this. I am REALLY sorry that you're going through all of this!!! It is a long-lasting trial that feels like a life time, huh! Your faith WILL continue to get you through this! I know how hard it is as even though I know this, I always have to remind myself; try to give it to God and trust that He will lead you to the... (15 replies)
... even tho I told her that's been normal all along. She did dismiss the salivary tests saying I need a serum cortisol and said to keep the appt in December with the Endo. ... (7 replies)
... of us with cortisol issues have low vitamin D. ... (22 replies)
... I was diagnosed by saliva and blood tests. My Internal Medicine MD did it. My Endo was a bust. ... (10 replies)
... By the way, I was diagnosed with saliva and urine tests so that guy has no idea what he is talking about. ... (10 replies)

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