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Test Results
Feb 18, 2008
... ACTH by itself is not diagnostic. You need to have the cortisol - as the ACTH tells the adrenal glands to secrete cortisol. So depending on the level of cortisol, you see where the problem is - but, as I found out, it is not fool proof as I had normal ACTH and I had pituitary Cushing's but the usual way is as follows: Cushing's disease (pituitary tumor making ACTH) ... (3 replies)
Dial's Progress
Jun 28, 2007
... tosterone of 199 is ok if the free Testosterone is not low. But then he syays is very hard to accuratley measure free testosterone. I asked about the fact I have low cortisol on two diff blood draws, 2.3,2.9. he stated because I passed my last Cortisol stim test im fine and my glands are ok. ... (4 replies)
... If you treat just your thyroid and your cortisol is low, is good chance the thyroid med will build up and you could get symptoms of hyperthyroid. Cortisol helps break down the T3. ... (5 replies)

... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... Mine was consider low normal at 7.0 in the morning but the other 3 test they were very low. I had a friend that only had one test out of 4 low and it was not real low and she is doing mild adrenal fatigue treatment. ... (6 replies)
... ng has excelerated very quickly. In 2005 I was sent to an endo due to what my GP said was the worst blood sugar he had ever seen. I did an oral glucose tolerance test and my one hour level was only 55! I went to the endo and he noticed that my skin is dark and he checked my cortisol level which was low. ... (6 replies)
... Notice the big range allowed, again reflecting stress levels in different people. If I was your doctor I would have repeated both test to be sure the reading made sense. Most likely they would both come back substantially different, because cortisol has a huge variation. ... (8 replies)
... Later I talked to another Dr. and he recommended I do a Saliva test for my hormones. ... (2 replies)
... cient. and my dosage was increased from .5 of Synthroid to .112 because I am sensitive to medication, and they wanted to build up gradually. I was told this is a low dose, and it would not bother most people, but it went haywire in me. I began feeling dizzy for short time the first day I took it around lunch. ... (8 replies)
... Unfortunately the saliva test is not diagnostic for adrenal problems. Cortisol levels vary dramatically over short periods of time and day by day even in "normal" people. ... (5 replies)
... I would ask for a morning cortisol blood test or a 24 hr. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I am new here, actually new to any message boards like this. I was wondering if anyone could help me with some insight on some test results. I have been sick for a few years. ... (1 replies)
... issues, heart failure, kidney failure, not to mention accidents that could happen when you are hypoglycemic. Please be careful! The next time your BP gets that low and you are dazed and confused like you were, you seriously need to get yourself to the emergency room! Now that I have scared you to bits... ... (6 replies)
... and not see what is really wrong so at least your doctor is seeing that you possibly have an issue with your diurnal rhythm. Another good test is at midnight, where cortisol should be at its lowest and some with Cushing's will be high. ... (29 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)
... Here is the test you need. It must be done correctly. ... (3 replies)
... old for a long time now. Just when I thought I had finally found the problem something else comes up. I recently got her thyroid test results which showed signs of hypothyroid. I then remembered that she had a saliva cortisol test performed over the summer that had came back low. ... (1 replies)
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)
... does it look on the low side of normal, borderline low? ... (0 replies)
What is wrong?
Feb 2, 2014
... I know you say you feel better on the 15 mg of hydrocortisone, but you may be undertreating your condition, as I've never heard of anyone feeling good on such a low dose. ... (4 replies)

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