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... You should also consider that you do have adrenal issues as well as probable hypothyroid by your symptoms. Stop playing around with meds if you don't have a firm understanding of what they're for. E.g., you mentioned Florinef which is for aldosterone problems. Do you have aldosterone problems? Doctors have rigid medical belief systems, and receive their continuing... (17 replies)
... I've decided to stop being treated like a child by doctors and I'm going to pay for some private lab work. I want to test my adrenals. What are some of the tests that I should get? ... (7 replies)
... She has written me a script for three tests. Two cortisol and a ACTH. Only two are fasting.. one is a saliva rhythm test.. ... (12 replies)

... Since regular Dr's so far have not been helpful, find yourself an MD who is a Naturopath who can help you interpret the results and possibly order other blood tests you may need that other Dr's may have not done. ... (1 replies)
... My endo did several tests but don't know if he did the correct ones that really tell for sure. I am having trouble increasing my thyroid meds without raising my bp............... ... (4 replies)
... more sensitive. A single blood test, or a 24 hour urine collection is not suitable to diagnose adrenal exhaustion. The best method for this is the 4 collection saliva test, taken over the course of one day, at morning, noon, evening and midnight. ... (7 replies)
... my inability to gain weight, muscle weakness and extreme fatigue. I am unable to work due to these symptoms. He mentioned Addison's disease and those were the tests he ordered along with a 24 hour urine cortisol, which was normal. He also ordered a saliva test for morning, noon and midnight. ... (3 replies)
... I am wondering though if it's a good idea to request the cortrosyn stim test along with the four saliva cortisol levels or if one should be done first to determine whether or not the other needs to be done. ... (1 replies)
... fatigue, whatever you want to call it. My doctor told me that they are Stage 7 which is the worst it can get. Based on a Cortisol 24 hour Saliva test. But, now from another group i don't even know if that is valid because they don't go by stages? ... (7 replies)
... Also, in my saliva hormone tests, it showed my DHEA as high, but they want me to take DHEA because they said this was artifically high or something like that? ... (0 replies)
Why oh why???
Mar 12, 2010
... Who has had a saliva cortisol test and is that a good way to determine? ... (8 replies)
... hour tests with urine, saliva... ... (12 replies)
... I wish i knew where to start with finding who did Cortisol tests here in NZ- i am sure if i rang up a random chemist they would just laugh at me... suppose i could try though. Too embarassed to ask my GP- already annoyed him enough with many other probs... (4 replies)
... Saliva cortisol test? ... (4 replies)
... tely possible. My endo mentioned testing my thyroid. I'm still waiting for the results of my bloodwork to come back. I think the main thing they're testing is my cortisol level. Then I suppose whatever the tests show, we'll go from there. ... (10 replies)
... thanks, yeah the saliva test is reliable, I bought it from the zrt lab witch my medical plan uses anyway. Its the only reliable lab that i trust. ... (8 replies)
... response from this question. I was diagnosed with Lyme in Nov 2006 after two years of "there is nothing wrong with you". I finally found a doctor who knew which tests to do. I also have hypothyroidism. I was told the adrenal problem was caused by me fighting the lyme for two years. ... (0 replies)
... Anyone? Has anyone here had a Saliva test that showed similar results with their ACTH/Cortisol tests? (8 replies)
Addison question
Jun 7, 2006
... thats what im battling with right now..I have trouble tolerating the thyroid meds so thats one of the reason Im asking about addisons and the 2nd one is my blood cortisol levels are just fine however my saliva test show that they are stressed about badly..So thats why Im just in the dark... ... (8 replies)
... the saliva test is the most effective way of knowing what your true cortisol levels are. Not the 24 hours urine tests. ... (5 replies)

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