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... In the evening, both my ACTH and cortisol drop down to normal range. ... (0 replies)
... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... I've seen at least a thousand acth stims with serum acth over the years I've been doing this and never seen the combo of values you have. Your stim suggests secondary AI. ... (31 replies)

... Doesn't the high ACTH in response to chronic lower Cortisol make Hypopituitarism less likely? ... (31 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)
... I read somewhere that: Any truth to this? My DHEA-S is up, but it's only about at 135% of range, and since my ACTH is about at 144% of range it might just be an appropriate response to the high ACTH. If the statements is true, I could see things happening like this... - Adrenals have a problem producing Cortisol (still need to figure this one out) - Hypothalamus/Pit... (31 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. I will do the test next week and report back the results here. Meanwhile if anyone cares to speculate? ... (2 replies)
... Only thing he said he would do was run another ACTH Stim test to verify the results. ... (31 replies)
... MG - I found a few similar pages showing the pathways of steroid "cascade", as well as a lot of research about how to find enzyme problems by looking at the "precursor-to-product ratios". I'm sure this is an over simplification, (and I'm not sure if it really even works this way), but I look at each step in the cascade like the old "flow rate" problems they used to make... (31 replies)
... My cortisol is lower.. and with regards to the ACTH it means as you say.. your pituitary is telling it to make more.. but the adrenals just can not put out. ... (31 replies)
... in the blood serum and only in normal region at 8 am. After i take my DHEA supplementation. ACTH Stim high.. ... (31 replies)
... My DHEA and DHEA(S) look pretty high as it is. Will the supplement take some of the stress off my Adrenals by not having to make so much on its own, or would that give me too much? (And Acne has always been a problem, so nothing to lose there...) I'm really trying to stay off as many supplements as I can until we figure this whole thing out so I don't "Muddy up the... (31 replies)
... As to the fact your ACTH is high and your cortisol low normal. Would point toward your adrenals being the culprite in your insufficiency. I wish I could help you more. ... (31 replies)
... especially when it takes the willpower and faith of Job from the Bible just to roll out of bed each morning when I feel twice as bad as I did when I went to bed... ... (31 replies)
... The tingly numb toes could be neurologial problems as a consequence of insufficient b12. It can manifest as peripheral neuropathy and also be more expansive, such as mental deficits etc. Not saying this isn't anything else going on. But, in my own case, I had low ferritin, low b12 (297), vit d, in addition to my hypothyroid ism as well as possible secondary AI as demonstrated... (31 replies)
... TPO and the TgAB, but they only ran one. I was going to go back to push the issue, but I was too distracted becaused they agreed to do an ACTH Stim test without any resistance. ... (31 replies)
... Speaking of "waiting for my Endo", I just called this morning to see if he had scheduled an appointment yet. He hadn't, but they let me make one in advance. ... (31 replies)
... As to what is needed hydrocortisone in the morning.. before 3 pm I would guess. Morning and noon. ... (31 replies)
... our thyroid, maybe you should keep an eye on your blood sugar throughout the day...that can make you feel weird. Have you had your adrenals checked...I think the ACTH just measures cortisol doesn't it? ... (6 replies)
... on the acth serum test. I look for acth, if healthy, to be in the top third of the range. Most with secondary adrenal insufficiency are in the bottom third. ... (5 replies)


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