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... and the cortisol, DHEA, etc... in a cream and the doctor checks the blood and saliva several times to make sure we're getting the right amount. ... (26 replies)
... My results indicated low cortisol and dhea. ... (12 replies)
... Someone else asked this same question last week. Their cortisol levels were low but they had trouble loosing weight. And even though, their doctor still suspected addison's. ... (4 replies)

... and who works under the dr who referred me to the endo. We thought if she would at least order the blood tests that they could be done and that way if anything came back unusual, the endo would most likely be able to schedule me in any sooner. ... (39 replies)
... I've had testing done through saliva which shows very depressed adrenals while the blood work shows perfect levels.. Drs. Think Im crazy! ... (10 replies)
Dhea level high
Jan 13, 2006
... An odd set of tests you have there. I think you need another saliva test, but done 4 to 6 times in the day. High cortisol tends to push down DHEA and estrogen, but maybe not in your case, because the rest of the day your cortisol might be very low. ... (11 replies)
... Yeah I had the saliva test and 24 hour urine test for cortisol testing. I was started on the hydrocortisone straight away and immediately felt 'normal', but as everyone here learned you have to adjust your dose. ... (19 replies)
... ld it would be sent to that lab as there is only 2 labs in the US that can run the Lyme disease test. The other lab was on east coast. I just had an adrenocortex saliva test run and the lab is in N. Carolina. The less common tests like with cortisol are just too complex for the average US lab. ... (4 replies)
Addisons testing
Mar 17, 2003
... I think the saliva test is definitely more accurate than the blood or urine in determining slight adrenal insufficiency. The other tests won't show the fluctuations in circadian rhythm that corisol produces at different times of the day. ... (3 replies)
... I have recently discovered that my cortisol level was below normal via a 24hr saliva test. ... (0 replies)
... I've recently had some tests done and my doctor said my cortisol came back low. It was a saliva test. ... (0 replies)
Cushings?
Aug 28, 2008
... you may have a chance to bully for more tests but having met lots of cushies, very few looked like the drawings and sadly, those that do have a really hard time. We are all different. ... (3 replies)
... I have not had any 24 hour tests though. ... (12 replies)
Testosterone
Mar 25, 2008
... blood. My tech took 11 vials.. the little vampire. But if there is an issue with the thyroid that is AI in nature it will show up. If you have had the thyroid tests done.. get a copy of the report and post the lab results and ranges.. it will help us get a good picture. ... (6 replies)
... e to tolerate my thyroid meds. This has happened recently after a trial of a few months on Armour. Now, I can't hardly take a small dose of thyroxine. My thyroid tests say I at mid range for the T3, yet I am experiencing severe hyper symptoms, which should not happen until the upper range or above. ... (10 replies)
Testing
Mar 20, 2005
... As for Addison's you'd need an ACTH stim. Also a low serum cortisol is telling. ... (4 replies)
... hour urine cortisol, AM cortisol, ACTH stimulation test, saliva testing, etc. FINALLY. ... (1 replies)
... Fatigue, sweaty palms, morning back ache, night sweats and variations in energy levels all sound like adrenal insufficiency. I don't think the saliva test is very useful. ... (2 replies)
... h just yet.....I went to the urologic onocologist for my second opinion. He said he was going to have his radiologist read my CT and US films. I also took him my saliva test results and all my other labs that I have had done. He consulted with an endo on this, and the endo said to have me do a alpha hydroxy progesterone test. ... (7 replies)
... New endocrinologist said I should start taking 50mg of DHEA daily and took more tests today. ... (6 replies)




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