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... g of prednisone over 7 days. That goes way beyond an insane amount. I've seen people who are really messed up from that amount. To much steroid will shut down cortisol receptors in cells and suppress ACTH to where it won't ever want to come back up when steroid is removed. ... (22 replies)
... My low DHEA wasn't addressed until I complained of being tired even after starting thyroid treatment. Don't know of anyone checked for low DHEA before being diagnosed, but those I know of tested after are all low. ... (3 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)

... at all. Endos are not good at diagnosing secondaries because they only look for doubling or more on the stim test. Most secondaries will at least double from a low base cortisol value. Endos don't look at how low the base is, just if doubled or not. ... (8 replies)
... Dear Chris, :wave: I am thankful to finally find someone who seems knowledgable about Addison's and Schmidt's Syndromes. I have felt like I've been fighting solo with Drs for so long! Thank you for being a resource that I can come to. I have fought with Drs for the last 2+ years to try to get them to listen to me about the back pain I've been having. Unfortunately, I... (1 replies)
... ake so I quit. I think during that time I was covering up something that was happening inside of my body. Because when I stopped.....my potassium went low...very low 2.7, 2.9, 3.1. I went to the doctor of course... ... (1 replies)
... Catch is, I eat organic grass fed beef, get mostly same result. Because of my depression, fatigue, and this "beef connection", and my low libido, low drive in general, I feel like I have a hormone problem. ... (3 replies)
... So I saw an endocrinologist, he tested my cortisol level told me to get it close to 8 am as possible. Went to my GPs they made me wait until 9am before drawing my blood, a.m. level came as a 6. ... (0 replies)
... flattened Cortisol daily rhythm, and elevated ACTH vs. ... (45 replies)
... not me, I've gained and can't seem to lose anything! All thyroid test are low normal. Also if I remember right, usually the ACTH and cortisol are low, or is it the ACTH is high and cortisol is low? ... (3 replies)
... My cortisol was... ... (17 replies)
... That is low unless you are like 60 years old..... If you are younger you should get your DHEA levels check as well as you LH, FSH, and SBGH to see what all that looks like. ... (24 replies)
... Hello, I don't think I have Addison's disease but I saw a similar question answered on this forum.I took this test through LEF/Meridaan Valley labs. I had some problems with fatigue and exercise intolerance and was curious if this test would show anything. I'm a 48 year old male. I would appreciate any insight into the results. Thanks, Brian PREGNANEDIOL 218 (70-1050)... (0 replies)
... I have been dealing with candida type issues for years with the CFS. Nystatin never did anything for it, even at very high doses for months at a time. ... (20 replies)
... I am beginning to think that I may have an adrenal issue along with the hashi’s I was dx with. I have been told that my thyroid tests are normal, but I continue to suffer from horrible fatigue, no motivation, and no libido. I've had other symptoms in past that now in hindsight make me think adrenals...hand tremor (in one hand only) a couple of times...intermittent dull ache... (2 replies)
... g picture. So, for example, LH and FSH evaluate pit function but they are responsible for estradiol production. Measuring E2 at the same time is a good idea. A low ACTH in the face of adrenal failure suggests a pit problem, while high ACTH suggests a direct failure of the adrenal gland... ... (1 replies)
Addisons & Pheo?
Feb 27, 2012
... hard to diagnose rare diseases I would greatly appreciate it! I'm at my wits end and afraid that at 47 that I'm going to have a stroke from my pressure going to high or Addisons crisis. Thank you in advance. ... (0 replies)
... Stress dosing doesn't usually mean psychological stress, it means physical stress, like a fever, inflammation, or serious injury. Taking more cortisol makes it harder to sleep and that could be part of your problem. ... (4 replies)
... ny symptoms for the last five years I have believe I am close an answer.I am not a hypocondriac. PLEASE Tell me if I sound familiar to anyone. I suffer from very low energy, almost always tired but I seem to feel better late afternoon. I seem to get strange anxious type symptoms at times. ... (5 replies)
... I don't understand how my cortisol levels can be high and aldosterone levels low....also my estrogen and hydroxyprogesterone levels are worrisome to me. Also, why would my ACTH levels drop after being injected? ... (5 replies)


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