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... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (10 replies)
... You should not ask for treatment or accept any cortisol replacement before you have been diagnosed. ... (1 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. The ACTH stim test must be done correctly. You need to get off the Cortef. It is "VERY VERY careless" of your doctor to prescribe this to you with out being diagnosed. The ACTH test is the best way to check for addisons. ... (4 replies)

... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (3 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. ... (3 replies)
... and the results indicated low levels of cortisol and borderline DHEA level. My question is basically how low is too low? ... (1 replies)
... Every Addisonian has to figure out what works out the best for them, but normally a person's cortisol levels are peaked in the early morning. ... (3 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... trakos, Here is a bit of information about how the ACTH stim test is supposed to be done. I hope you can find another endo to retest you. ... (3 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (8 replies)
... I know of many who continue with their exercise. ... (1 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. Don't start a steriod replacement without a firm diagnosis. For me yawning was a sign of low cortisol. ... (22 replies)
... Be sure you are checked for diabetes along with the tests for addisons. Fasting bloodwork. Some of the things you mentioned could be addisons. Thirst can be diabetes. Everyone is different with different symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... take more in the morning than in the afternoon. Last dose of 5mg about 5pm if it doesn't interfer with your sleep. It could also be that your body does not like Cortef. Mine doesn't so I take it's generic Hydrocortisone. ... (8 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (7 replies)
... re to only taper by 2.5mg every 3 to 5 days depending on how you feel. The ACTH test cannot be done while you are taking Cortef. It must be done CORRECTLY to be of value. ... (6 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue?
Sep 20, 2006
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (4 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (3 replies)
... high potassium is a sign of addisons. Be sure they do the STIM test properly so it counts. ... (8 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (4 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (9 replies)


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