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... I'm a 33 year old male with hashimoto's thyroiditis. I've had several blood tests for ACTH, Cortisol and a number of other things. ... (0 replies)
... I'm having the same problem of figuring out which came first the chicken or the egg on this. I have high Cortisol levels and DHEA levels as well. Not sure if the hypothryodism is causing this or something else. ... (6 replies)
... what does your doc have you doing for the high AM Cortisol? ... (6 replies)

... The first thing that happens with Cushing's is loss of the natural diurnal variation of cortisol. Normally, cortisol is highest early in the morning and then drops over the course of the day. People with Cushing's flip this around, so their cortisol is relatively elevated late at night. ... (9 replies)
... ple, while some never get the whole picture of symptoms. So most start out with just a few symptoms and add on more with time. Symptoms may also come and go as cortisol levels can vary or be cyclical in the early stages of the disease. ... (9 replies)
... Your morning cortisol of 10 is on the low side. Morning is when they'd say it should be the highest for the day! Then your stim test shows a problem. ... (4 replies)
Morning Cortisol
Mar 12, 2004
... You can't diagnose anything on the basis of a blood cortisol test. Unfortunately cortisol varies hourly and can have wide swings throughout the day. Thus a low value means as little as a high value. ... (2 replies)
... noon cortisol 1.6 range 1. ... (0 replies)
... I had a salivary cortisol test done that showed normal results however my morning cortisol was a LITTLE on the high side. My dr recommended taking an adaptogen which I do once at night. Is it okay to take DHEA over the counter even if my cortisol tests were normal. ... (0 replies)
... blood cortisol reading for a normal person? ... (1 replies)
... My doctor ordered a morning ACTH blood test and 24 hour urine cortisol. Said I didn't need an ACTH stim test if my ACTH is already through the roof. ... (2 replies)
... My early morning cortisol is half of the lowest figure considred normal and then it goes very low for rest of day but my DHEA is just above normal. ... (4 replies)
... i'm hypothryoid with hashimoto's disease, but i think i've got some adrenal fatigue symptoms, so i asked my endo to run some adrenal testing. she ran a morning cortisol test. ... (5 replies)
... Depending on your symptoms, you may want to consider Cushing's disease. Do a search and see if any of the symptoms fit your situation at all. A single high morning cortisol doesn't tell you much, unfortunately, other than making Addison's very unlikely. ... (4 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)
... maybe an enzyme deficiency that is blocking Cortisol synthesis? ... (31 replies)
... I would ask for a morning cortisol blood test or a 24 hr. ... (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)
... HI I'v had Addisons Disease since i was 17, sorry i have no idea about Anabolic Steroids but hope i can help with the cortisol I take 50mg a day and know all about weight issue. The cortisal is really just doing what your body should do. ... (5 replies)
... Now, obviously there is something going on with my HPA. The extremely elevated morning cortisol, and low morning cortisol, explains my fragmented sleep and consequential fatigue. And many of the other data bears out my inability to heal. ... (10 replies)


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