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... s syndrome is done in two stages. Initial tests are to verify that there is indeed excess cortisol present. ... (7 replies)
... Wow, you could be describing my life. I have also been battling severe muscle pain, extreme fatigue, shakiness, low BP, chills and other symptoms that seemed to partially revolve around my food intake. I also have a brown pigmentation around my lips and other spots. ... (10 replies)
... I just had one about two months ago from diagnostechs. It showed up such low values they rounded to 0 at all times. ... (1 replies)

Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 25, 2007
... at 199, im only 24 by the way, I was fine cause I can maintane an erection. This is idiotic logic due to the fact not all men experience sexual disfuntion due to low testosterone. I warned him about my low cortisol, and explained how I have had 2 cortisol stim test done prior to seeing him, which came out normal. ... (88 replies)
Nausea!
Feb 13, 2007
... I have read the ACTH test should be done at 8am. Or somewhere around the time you normally wake up. I am sure of this. ... (3 replies)
... I've seen all sorts of estimated ranges as to where your AM cortisol should be in your 3rd trimester. I've seen 25 to 35 as the right range. ... (29 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (18 replies)
Questions???
Feb 15, 2006
... Here's the test to have for addisons. Of course it must be done right to get the correct results. ... (1 replies)
... the thyroid is treated first it will make you feel "worse"! You need the ACTH stimulation test. This is the best test for addisons. Info below. ... (2 replies)
... I got a copy of the latest ACTH / Cortisol results (Test #3) myself and haven't been in for a follow-up with my Endo, but does this look like Primary Adrenal Insufficiency or am I just jumping to conclusions? Test #1 - ACTH Stim Test (Done @ 2:00pm): Baseline Cortisol - 3.2 Baseline DHEA(S) - 461 (110-370) - (135% of range) Baseline Pregnenolone - 11 (13-208) - (-1% of... (31 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jun 11, 2007
... Renin levels tested immediately. I have low aldosterone and cortisol and have the symptoms that you do. I am guessing you are going into shock when your episodes occur. ... (88 replies)
... sugar cravings, no menstruation, low blood pressure, lightheadedness, hypoglycemia and the like. ... (0 replies)
... It's been a long long time since I've seen cortisol that low. Your ACTH is among the lowest i get to see. High indication of secondary adrenal insufficiency. Could you have had a head injury? ... (21 replies)
TAEMom
Aug 6, 2004
... severe asthma and began treatment with relatively low dose inhaled steroids. ... (2 replies)
... k of cortisol is a faulty Pituitary Gland, there is nothing actually physically wrong with the Adrenal Organ, it simply is not receiving the 'signal' to make the cortisol from the Pituitary. ... (6 replies)
... and all the stress makes everything worse. I found out later, that your Cortisol is released at 4am, so maybe that explains it. ... (0 replies)
... I fasted food and liquids from 8pm the night before the test and fasted salt 24hrs before the test. the test was done during the 1st week of my cycle. ... (0 replies)
... Your morning cortisol is very low, upper 20's is what I look for in healthy women. 15 is the most common number reported. ... (5 replies)
... don't know enough about how to treat low testosterone in men. Testosterone therapy can raise estrogen levels which is desired, but estrogen can go to high in T therapy. ... (5 replies)
... I thought the Cortisol level was supposed to keep going up on the 90 minute draw instead of tapering off after the 30 mark. ... (5 replies)




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