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... ACTH stim test results are as follows: Cortisol Base 22.9; after 20 minutes: 22.9; after 30 minutes: 26.4. Is this really normal? (0 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. If you get cortisol replacement that might bring down your DHEAS. ... (5 replies)
... Random cortisol levels are NOT diagnostic, since it varies from moment to moment -- unless they're wildly high, in which case it indicates Cushings. You need an ACTH stim test --which should be done in the AM. (5 replies)

... As aldosterone goes down, so does sodium and water retention. This can cause low or high blood pressure depending on high messed up the mechanism is. ... (12 replies)
... As to normal cholesterol.. normal pregnenolone production. This is a base assumption assuming that the mechanism creating the pregnenolone is behaving properly. ... (31 replies)
... I was told by a doctor that the high ACTH doesn't mean anything. If that's the case, I don't understand why he ordered it and why it has a reference range of 9 to 52! ... (3 replies)
... I have been drinking high calorie weight gain shakes, eating everything in sight, purposely not working out, etc. and for the life of me I just can't gain weight. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for the info. I did have the ACTH test done. They said everything was normal. When I asked if maybe there was a problem with gland that gives the adrenals what they need I was fluffed off. ... (5 replies)
... Prolactin came back normal previous test, and testosterone was one standard deviation below for my age group last time. ... (5 replies)
... When I get a severe attack the ambulance is called and the ER always tests my potassium. The first attack I was low K. After that, all of them have come back high or normal. ... (0 replies)
... You do not have to have abnormal skin pigmentation. My MD does not want to classify me as Addison's.. but I am adrenal insufficient. Just having low cortisol, high ACTH, and improperly treated hashimoto's can cause your issues. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your help. I've always heard that Cortisol should double too. However, I've read that endos feel that anything over 20 is good, except that that is where mine started. ... (9 replies)
... ave to wean down to change so you do not go into a crisis. I have no adrenals and I take 15mg, 5mg. 2.5mg and my docs consider that to be high. I am only on that high of a dose due to my high ACTH and chronic pain. ... (19 replies)
... I see Dr. Tab Moore at Georgetown University Hospital in D.C. for Hashimotos. He thought I could have Addison's but after doing some testing, I do not have it yet (high ACTH levels but normal cortisol). Also, NIH has a great resource for finding an endocrinologist that specializes in adrenal disorders. You can go here: http://www.hormone.org/FindAnEndo/index.cfm Also, if... (4 replies)
... So my main question, should I continue to pursue an ACTH test? ... (0 replies)
... s, endometreosis. I saw 5 consultants in the Uk and in desperation in sep I flew to France and saw Dr Brun, had an insulin tollerance test and diagnosed with low ACTH and cortisol. Saw a doctor over here and prescribed hydrocortizone. ... (0 replies)
... which is really bad for someone who has addison's as they cannot hold on to salt and need a high salt diet. Low salt is normal for everyone else but someone with Addison's cannot really do well on that. ... (1 replies)
... Previous History Hypothyroid on 100 mcg Levothyroxine for 10 years Never had regular peroid ,mild acne for the last 5yrs,milk discharge although not breast feeding Have two kids took OCPs to regularize the periods just before conceiving Recently I had blood profile done due exhaustion fatigue slight oral cavity pigmentaion sore hip and shoulder soft tissue frequent... (0 replies)
... d mean something! My endo decided to do an MRI of my pituitary gland and brain. The MRI came back normal. She also ordered a pelvic ultrasound and that came back normal as well. She simply diagnosed me with premature ovarian failure and didn't believe my hypothyroidism is connected to my ovarian problems. ... (0 replies)
... s syndrome is done in two stages. Initial tests are to verify that there is indeed excess cortisol present. ... (7 replies)




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