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... supplements. Then, she called back and said that she wanted me to be tested for Addison's and that my levels were so low that she was worried there was more going on. ... (7 replies)
... Yours was even lower so no, I don't think it was good. ... (7 replies)
... I'm a 29 year old female, and was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when I was 15. Back then, I was still able to function normally, I just got tired really easy and had episodes of 'crashes' when I was stressed or overexerted myself. ... (12 replies)

... I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Hypogonadism, Osteoarthritis, Malabsorption, joint pain, mostly knees, lower back, and ankles. Very tired all the time, no interest in sex. ... (10 replies)
... I am going to two different ones. One endo told me he just knows. The other endo ran tests to make sure my adrenal and pituitary glands didn't have a tumor. ... (7 replies)
... Cortisol was taken early in the morning 7am. Not sure about how the ACTH was handled, i guess they put in a bin, no idea really. ... (2 replies)
... and it looks like for people with healthy adrenals their cortisol goes up even until the 90 min draw. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your reply, i was reffered to an andocrinologist a year ago but aint getting very far very quickly with him. ... (3 replies)
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Jun 4, 2010
... Also my blood sugar has gone comepletely out of control. I'm around 180 pounds overweight, and despite being on Prednisone have managed to lose 50 pounds using a Swartzbein kind of a diet. ... (0 replies)
... What time of day was your cortisol taken? ... (2 replies)
... the begining of a buffalo hump and a basketball shape face. By then I was on my second endocrinologist who did not want to lower the dose. I lowered it myself and she sent me a registered letter "firing me" as a patient. ... (21 replies)
... a wonderfully happy marriage. Needless to say, our trip to Cambodia changed everything. ... (20 replies)
... ot effect on HPA axis, it may be that the high doses of the pred were prescribed for long enough time that his HPA may be permanently suppressed, but you'll have to discuss with the doc about if anything can be tried to raise his HPA axis back up. ... (12 replies)
... Addison's.... But your test look normal to me did they do an actual ACTH level. that sometimes is how you can distinguish primary vs secondary. THE ACTH stim tests are more for primary and sometimes really don't tell us much if its not primary. ... (3 replies)
... od levels not just being high but being extremely high for me and my condition which doesnt make sence now... my condion is completely the reverse of what it use to be. ... (7 replies)
... each foot in the area above the ball of my foot. Maybe a 3 inch by 2 inch region. My Cardio suspects I am being driven hypoT again and it is water retention do to that.. but i was told to cut carbs and salt out of my diet. ... (12 replies)
... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you so much Janet. Again, your words are a great comfort to me. ... (15 replies)
... I have included how I think each question is related to hormones. Remember a single test can be normal but all hormones are pulsed so one test isnt diagnostic of anything. ... (8 replies)
... to make my tests come in lower but since I could not say for sure they were mishandled nor could I get a good sample from a chilled one, there is no way to know. ... (2 replies)

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