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... After consulting with an endocrinologist, one of my doctors wants to do an AM cortisol draw. ... (0 replies)
... 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. I don't know anything about the test they did with the Dex. ... (4 replies)
... As somebody working in medical research I have to disagree. The normal ranges are based on cortisol test results from healthy people! ... (5 replies)

... Can someone give me the normal cortisol and ACTh values for the day? ... (5 replies)
... what were you basing your "normal" values on? ... (12 replies)
... It would be better if you could talk to an endocrinologist. Before I was diagnosed, my cortisol levels were 'fine'. But I asked for the Cortisol Stimulation test, which was not fine. Only an endocrinologist would know what was 'fine' for the time of day. ... (1 replies)
... Should I ask the doctor for hydrocortisone? ... (5 replies)
... nk the answer to your question lies in understanding what is meant by the term "normal range." I believe that there is a general definition, yet different tests for certain substances use varying types of ranges. ... (3 replies)
... Does anyone know what the normal range is for cortisol in Canada? ... (0 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... al cortex. This steroidal hormone regulates our mineral balance and is called a mineralocorticoid. Primary Addisonians lose sodium and retain potassium. Abnormal values here, in additon to physical signs and symptoms, require the next test. ... (3 replies)
... al cortex. This steroidal hormone regulates our mineral balance and is called a mineralocorticoid. Primary Addisonians lose sodium and retain potassium. Abnormal values here, in additon to physical signs and symptoms, require the next test. ... (8 replies)
... You should not ask for treatment or accept any cortisol replacement before you have been diagnosed. ... (1 replies)
... some like thyroid. Here is some info on testing for addisons. ... (10 replies)
... etc. Might take a bit extra cortisol replacement just as a normal body would produce extra. ... (1 replies)
... al cortex. This steroidal hormone regulates our mineral balance and is called a mineralocorticoid. Primary Addisonians lose sodium and retain potassium. Abnormal values here, in additon to physical signs and symptoms, require the next test. ... (3 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)
... 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)


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