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... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. ... (7 replies)
... Stimulation tests are mostly boring with few side effects. ... (6 replies)
... then be given injection of the stimulating hormone then 30 mins later blood taken then another 30 mins later blood taken again. She assured me that there are no side effects from the injection is its something your body produces naturally. She also said its the definitive test for your adrenal glands not working. ... (6 replies)

... usually has no side effects, for me I left feeling better due to the increased cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... the bottom line is that you do not make enough cortisol to carry out basic metabolic functions or handle bodily stress. ... (4 replies)
... Dear Grinchy, I can surely sympathize in your quest for help for your daughter. How old is she? My son was 14 when he rather suddenly took chronically ill. It took us 2-1/2 years to get him diagnosed. You might also request that they measure blood levels of renin and aldosterone and do an ACTH stimulation test (if Orion didn't already mention that one!). There are no... (12 replies)
... He does look lowish on the cortisol side so the doctor should send him for an ACTH stim test to make a clear diagnosis. ... (2 replies)

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