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... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. Specifically, it is used to diagnose or exclude adrenal insufficiency, Addison's disease and related conditions. ... (7 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (10 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)

... having some really bad "up and down" cycles ie anxiety, energy, extreme fatigue, fluid retention and the fluid loss, headaches, dizziness, visual probs and heaps of other things. ... (0 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. The ACTH must be done correctly. ... (3 replies)
... eat salty foods to see if it makes you feel even a bit better. Drink allot of water. ... (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)
... or more at any time during the test, including before injection, is indicative of normal adrenal function . ... (3 replies)
... I recently had an ACTH stim test because my endo suspected that I might have adrenal insufficiency. ... (1 replies)
... Also so that they can compare it with the acth to see if it is most likely primary or secondary addison's? ... (2 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)
... e addisons. Could be the reason you feel lousy. If your doc tells you to taper be sure 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)
... 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)
... This shows your numbers are low, but you need more tests. Ask your doctor for the tests below immediately. The ACTH stimulation test must be given correctly. ... (3 replies)


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