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... g deal to go. However, I had a reaction to the dye. I got some hives, but my biggest problem was that my pulse and BP went really high. I know that my BP was not high before the CT scan because I was in my doctor's office. ... (7 replies)
Nausea!
Feb 13, 2007
... I have read the ACTH test should be done at 8am. Or somewhere around the time you normally wake up. I am sure of this. ... (3 replies)
... Yes. ACTH is the hormone secreted by the pituitary that tells the adrenal gland to release cortisol. ... (3 replies)

... your ACTH did not spike higher to try to convince the adrenal glands to put out more cortisol! The ACTH comes from the pituitary, and should be on the HIGH side if your body isn't getting enough cortisol. If it isn't, you need to question the health of your pituitary gland. ... (11 replies)
Newbie
Jul 31, 2004
... Thank you so much for taking so much time to help me! My endocrinologist did theorize that maybe the acth is only acting on part of my adrenal glands for some reason. ... (2 replies)
... for crying out loud! There is one problem though. My ACTH was at 78. the max range on the normal level was 45. I was at almost twice the amount of a normal person. My Cortisol showed 18 on a AM test. Here is my issue. ... (38 replies)
... s Disease, pituitary issues, and resistance to thyroid hormone as potential problems since my FT4 was normal high and my TSH was a bit high relative to the FT4. ... (0 replies)
Nausea!
Feb 11, 2007
... I have had two cortisol levels come back low, one of them was done by an endo 2 yrs ago and he did the ACTH stim which came back okay. ... (3 replies)
... pm. They told me I had a serious adrenal fatigue and it might be able to be helped with 10 mg of cortisol each day. The Dr. doing the prescribing was a holistic MD. He could prescribe cortisone, and he did. ... (1 replies)
... I had autoimmune thyroid disease since childhood and then had a thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer about 17 years ago. I was put on a high dose of synthroid and felt fine until my endocrinologist started reducing the Synthroid dose about 3 years ago to bring my TSH into normal range. ... (0 replies)
... For those of you diagnosed with Addison's, have you always exhibited high potassium and low DHEA as many of the text books describe? ... (1 replies)
... cient in all sex hormones and Growth Hormone and was on replacement until about 15 months ago and during that time had also been on and off bromocriptine for the high prolactin. ... (1 replies)
... I am pretty sure that doctors can tell if your pituitary is causing your Addison's by checking your ACTH levels. ... (6 replies)
... daily the cortiol levels are still ranging between 5.8 and 7 with the one time of 14 with the acth of 7. The stim was done after 2 months on hormones. ... (4 replies)
... am Plasma Cortisol 3. ... (0 replies)
... I am 39 yo dx. with Premature Ovarian Failure on high levels of hormone replacement. ... (3 replies)
... r in the pituitary that puts out too much ACTH, which then stimulates too much cortisol. For others, it is because of a tumor in the adrenal gland itself making cortisol on its own. ... (15 replies)
... that my cortisol levels were low. I was referred to an endo who ran additional blood work. My cortisol came back in the normal range but on the low side. My ACTH, however, was unproportionally high which, my endo says, points to weakened adrenals. ... (1 replies)
... high. It's more often normal or slightly high. ... (5 replies)
... The general rules for an ACTH stimulation test apply to an ITT test also. ... (15 replies)




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