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High ACTH
Aug 2, 2011
... r any insight or advice you have. I recently went to an Endo to just get a view inside my body. I had all my levels checked one thing that stuck out at me was my high ACTH levels. The range on the sheet says 0. ... (2 replies)
... I'm a 33 year old male with hashimoto's thyroiditis. I've had several blood tests for ACTH, Cortisol and a number of other things. ... (0 replies)
... norm later in the day. So I guess it's not a ACTH producing tumor because it has this rythm? ... (2 replies)

Test Results
Feb 18, 2008
... as the ACTH tells the adrenal glands to secrete cortisol. ... (3 replies)
... maybe an enzyme deficiency that is blocking Cortisol synthesis? ... (31 replies)
... If not, then those results are, well, not accurate. ACTH and renin degrade at room temp in mere minutes so if not handled well and frozen promptly, that is perhaps why your ACTH was so low. ... (5 replies)
... In healthy individuals, the cortisol level should double from a value in the 20s within 60 minutes. ... (7 replies)
... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... full , its possible to pass the High Dose Stim Test and still have a HPA disfunction. You might want to bring this article to his Attention. ... (1 replies)
... If not, get one of those too. Cortisol is always changing so blood tests really tell us nothing. ... (6 replies)
... Since Pregnenolone is the "mother hormone" for all the other steroids, and since my Total Cholesterol or LDL's aren't too high, I assume normal generation of Pregnenolone. ... (31 replies)
... Your morning cortisol of 10 is on the low side. Morning is when they'd say it should be the highest for the day! Then your stim test shows a problem. ... (4 replies)
... than that I am pale. I have went to 2 endo's one blamed it on my anemia, the other thought it was adrenal insuffiency based on my symptoms and he had my previous cortisol number of 8.1 and said it needs to be at least a 10. ... (0 replies)
... Could someone please tell me what it might mean to have lowish cortisol in a 24 hour urine test, lowish ACTH and elevated DHEAS? ... (0 replies)
... hings and when talking with my doctor I happened to mention how much better I felt when being treated with a steroid dose pack. She picked up on that and had my cortisol level checked when the rest of my laps were done. ... (2 replies)
... In Cushing's I've seen blood cortisol 40 and higher. In no way is her numbers matching with Cushing's. ... (5 replies)
... If this was Addison's wouldn't the Cortisol be much lower? ... (0 replies)
... You do not have to have abnormal skin pigmentation. My MD does not want to classify me as Addison's.. but I am adrenal insufficient. Just having low cortisol, high ACTH, and improperly treated hashimoto's can cause your issues. ... (5 replies)
... Even at my worst my blood tests showed low normal cortisol levels, and high normal ACTH. I would add that weight gain and no skin darkening happened to me. ... (2 replies)
... Also, a normal dose is closer to half of what you are taking. You should taper down to closer to 20mg. I take 22.5 to suppress my super high ACTH reading. I suggest you taper off that 10pm dose and move you noon dose to later. Spread it out so you only take eventually 20mg and your weight should drop back. ... (12 replies)


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