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... Thankx for the insite... this is EXACTLY what I am afraid of!! The tests showing different results... and which one to believe. I have read the sypmtoms of low cortisol and I fit ALL of it! The urin test I did also showed high testosterone levels. I am also going to have that checked through a blood test also. ... (5 replies)
... Thing is no one has said anything to me about my low cortisol except..."we want you to see this endo and endo wants these tests". ... (14 replies)
... have a lot of nausea and dizziness and sometimes if I have diarrhea or vomiting it's a spiral downward, it feels worse. I'm going to ask for the acth stimulation test to the endocrinologist then. I will go next week. thanks again! ... (2 replies)

... I started seeing an Endocrinologist because my blood sugar was dropping real low every morning between breakfast and lunch. She did a 5 hour glucose tolerance test and found at the 3rd hour my blood sugar dropped real low. Then she tested my cortisol. I tested at 6. ... (4 replies)
... ms in my throat! When I went to Australia on vacation I asked m endocrinologist and he said the same thing as French doctors! So I found a mail order self stress test and sent my saliva in. I was expecting my DHE to be low and needing DHEA supplements. ... (1 replies)
... hour urine cortisol ordered by my first dr. ... (8 replies)
... Frankly, two cortisol readings that have no variation like that is not normal. The doctor has no idea what he is doing. You need an expert. You need to continue testing. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for the info. I did have the ACTH test done. They said everything was normal. When I asked if maybe there was a problem with gland that gives the adrenals what they need I was fluffed off. ... (5 replies)
... Next, I asked for a 24 hour urine cortisol to be done. ... (1 replies)
... As somebody working in medical research I have to disagree. The normal ranges are based on cortisol test results from healthy people! ... (5 replies)
... I had an ACTH stim test that went from 11 to 30 in 60 minutes, a 2.62 fold increase. So apparently this rules out adrenal insufficiency. ... (3 replies)
... Just scheduled an ACTH stim test for tomorrow and I'm concerned because this is my 2nd test and I want to make sure it's done right. My internist did this test a few years ago but he didn't do a baseline draw so the test was pointless. ... (1 replies)
... Your symptoms sound very much like mine before I was diagnosed. I can't say what my cortisol levels were, though, because none of the doctors ever tested it. ... (3 replies)
... I believe I had the low dose ACTH stim. Baseline was checked and then checked again at 60 minutes....11. ... (3 replies)
... made me beyond anxious. The 1st Dr. I went to for the debilitating fatigue he ran a bunch of blood tests and said that the only one he would pursue would be the cortisol because it was a little low...then went on to say it would probably come back normal and it was really expensive. ... (5 replies)
... elevated ACTH level isn't diagnostic of anything. Had your level been very low, or very high then that would have indicated more tests were necessary. A normal cortisol test also tells you nothing, while very high and very low are indicators. ... (3 replies)
... I get the same thing and I supposedly have CFS...but you are sick...same cure fore everything though...light-medium exercise, very healthy diet, give up all stimulants, and get good rest...and take the right supplements...not realy a cure, but these things will help most conditions. (7 replies)
... I read about adrenal fatigue and decided to do a saliva test. I got the results a couple of weeks ago that showed I had lower cortisol levels than the reference range from morning til night. I showed this to my GP who did some blood tests and all came back normal. ... (7 replies)
... but sometimes you may need insulin as the disease progresses. I wonder if high cortisol COULD produce high sugars. ... (2 replies)
... that causes your cortisol to fluctuate between marginally low to high. This I believe is called cyclical Cushings. ... (4 replies)

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