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... especially pituitary forms. ... (12 replies)
... We suspected his thyroid issues were also from his pituitary, but in his case his TSH was somewhat elevated, so it confused matters. ... (16 replies)
... Sounds to me like you need a good endocrinologist who is experienced with pituitary issues. If you have adrenal insufficiency because of your pituitary injury, you would have secondary Addison's, but you really need someone who knows how to treat it. ... (2 replies)

Naomi
Jul 14, 2007
... I hope they can get your hormone issues adjusted correctly for you. The cortisol thing is really weird, as you say. Perhaps you have more than one thing going on. ... (7 replies)
... I don't know if it's relevant to the type of test but prolactinemia may be a sign of pituitary issues and I read that the pituitary also produces cortisol. ... (4 replies)
Cortef
Mar 6, 2007
... pituitary issues. And yes, your friend should probably have his thyroid and growth hormone levels checked, too. They also did an MRI of my pituitary to rule out a tumor. ... (10 replies)
... You talking about IGF-1 total or free? Isn't 'normal' range of 20-80? Wow, 60mg's.. amazing. How hard and how long did it take to go down? How do you feel now? sex drive, activity level and all that? (37 replies)
... I would ask for it. If your pituitary gland is bad, your growth hormone level could easily be extremely low, and that could explain a lot of your problems. ... (37 replies)
... contrast MRIs are not that great at seeing pituitary tumors. So I wouldn't totally rule out pituitary issues just from that. ... (5 replies)
... Have they run a ACTH serum test. If that is off then you may be experiencing a cortisol that is not in range because the pituitary gland is screwed up. It is highly likley that yor will have other endo glands messed up because you have already been diagnosed with Hashi's. ... (5 replies)
... but I can manage at the moment, but with two little children, I am hoping to get more of my energy back too. I'm seeing a well known expert with pituitary issues at the end of this month. I'm flying across the country to do so. ... (29 replies)
... and I have heard from different "cyber" friends that he is very thorough in checking on Addison's, Cushing's and pituitary issues, and had finally found their problem when no other doctor could. He is a MD and a PhD, and specializes in hormonal issues. ... (6 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 27, 2007
... lower than 6 needs to be treated right away. Even your symptoms sound like Addison's. With a low testosterone also, you could have pituitary issues. What are your thyroid hormones like? ... (88 replies)
... I was "diagnosed" with Addison's Disease back in August 2004. I have had many symptoms for and many that started being VERY noticiable in February 2-3. The most notable one was dizziness - to the point of almost passing out 10-15 times a day. I went to many doctors with all of them saying that it was an inner ear imbalance. So many were not helping that I finally stopped... (3 replies)
... s Disease, pituitary issues, and resistance to thyroid hormone as potential problems since my FT4 was normal high and my TSH was a bit high relative to the FT4. ... (0 replies)
... I would see an endo as well. And it will take persistance. I would get off the anti-depressants if they are not helping you as they will interfere with testing. I ended up having multiple pituitary issues - but yes, the endos put me on diet drugs, anti-depressants, tested me for HIV etc.. I had Cushing's instead. It would be comical if I were not so damaged now. And... (4 replies)
... Thats another reason then why I need to test the Pituitary gland. I go to the doc this week and I'm going in prepared this time. I want these tests run!! ... (5 replies)
... You already knew your issues were pituitary but this is just further evidence of it being secondary Addison's. ... (15 replies)
... In the case of 'Secondary Addisons Disease' the source of the lack of cortisol is a faulty Pituitary Gland, there is nothing actually physically wrong with the Adrenal Organ, it simply is not receiving the 'signal' to make the cortisol from the Pituitary. ... (6 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... 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)




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