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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)
... 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)
... 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 must be done correctly. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
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)
... Seems you have good reason to have the ACTH stimulation test along with the Electrolytes to check for addisons. ... (8 replies)
... A blood draw followed by automated determination of sodium and potassium levels as well as other standard blood markers. ... (4 replies)
... ng salt is another thing. We take Florinef for the salt craving. Not something you should take unless it is proven that you need it. Correct procedure for the ACTH test below. Have you had your electolytes checked? ... (9 replies)
... Sleep does not refresh me. It is almost as though I didn't go to bed. One of the things I find very disturbing with addisons. ... (18 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)
... 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)


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