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Addison's Disease Board Index
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... 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)
... 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. ... (4 replies)

Fainted last night
Apr 14, 2008
... You should go to the MD for sure. As too testing for addison's... this I would do if the thyroid panel indicated its presence. Adrenal insufficiency tends to identify itself early on in thyroid blood work. How? ... (1 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)
... Thank you for the response. I have been finding a ton on conflicting info regarding test interpretation. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for your post, Deb. I'm sorry you had such a bad reaction. ... (7 replies)
... I recently had an ACTH stim test because my endo suspected that I might have adrenal insufficiency. ... (1 replies)
... I have been dealing with chronic fatigue and symptoms of low cortisol for a while. ... (3 replies)
ACTH Stim Test
Aug 24, 2011
... I just did a full work up of blood for issues i got going on, they ruled out a few things but im still questioning things... ... (1 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)
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... With the dose you are taking it has shut down your adrenals if that was not a problem in the first place. 30mg daily could be too much for you even if you do have addisons. Could be the reason you feel lousy. If your doc tells you to taper be sure to only taper by 2. ... (6 replies)
... some like thyroid. Here is some info on testing for addisons. ... (10 replies)
... Your new endo doctor did not do the ACTH test since you had no injection. ... (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)
... Looks like you had the ACTH stimulation test. It shouldn't take a long time for results. ... (8 replies)
... You must have the ACTH stimulation to check for addisons. ... (7 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue?
Sep 20, 2006
... Here are the tests you need. Be sure the ACTH test is done correctly. I wouldn't rely on the saliva test, but many have had it done. ... (4 replies)


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