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... sodium and potassium levels. ... (3 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (4 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (9 replies)

... sodium and potassium levels. ... (18 replies)
... In healthy individuals, the cortisol level should double from a value in the 20s within 60 minutes. ... (7 replies)
... I've been working with a new doc (family practice) to help treat my adrenal fatigue/thyroid (main complaints depression/hypoglycemia). To my doc's credit, I feel that she is really trying to help me although she has admitted that adrenal fatigue is a little beyond her scope of knowledge. We just got done trying Armour for my thyroid--I did not tolerate this well. So... (2 replies)
... After 30 min. they measure the cortisol again through the blood, and finally after 60 min. again. At the end of 60 min. your cortisol should have DOUBLED if your adrenal glands are normal. But this just says the ADRENAL GLANDS are working, if it goes this way!! ... (11 replies)
... k 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)
... Endos are not good at diagnosing secondaries because they only look for doubling or more on the stim test. Most secondaries will at least double from a low base cortisol value. Endos don't look at how low the base is, just if doubled or not. ... (8 replies)
... It's been a long long time since I've seen cortisol that low. Your ACTH is among the lowest i get to see. High indication of secondary adrenal insufficiency. Could you have had a head injury? ... (21 replies)
... Florinef and salt you don't need potassium. Without seeing your electrolyte tests, we can't say for sure, but you would be the first I've heard of that needed potassium and salt with florinef. If your potssium was at the bottom of the range or below it after being on the florinef salt for a while then you might need potassium. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I have aquestion on what symptoms are associated with low cortisol levels. A few months ago one of my blood tests showed a low cortisol level. but all the tests came out fine, including the pituitary tests. I was given hydrocortisone but have been real stubborn about taking it. ... (7 replies)
... Also, stabilization of your sodium and potassium levels should be done slowly to prevent brain swelling. ... (23 replies)
... I haven't had my cortisol tested yet, but my sodium and potassium are normal. I've also had my TSH checked and have been tested for reactive hypoglycemia. ... (4 replies)
... So I saw an endocrinologist, he tested my cortisol level told me to get it close to 8 am as possible. Went to my GPs they made me wait until 9am before drawing my blood, a.m. level came as a 6. ... (0 replies)
... Have your doctor check your sodium and potassium labs as well as your chloride. ... (4 replies)
... Addisons patients crave salt, becasue there is a tendency to be an imbalance between Sodium and Potassium Potassium is uaulaly high and Sodium is low. This causes a salt craving, and considering that sodium is low, the salt is not bad for you. ... (3 replies)
... I would ask for a morning cortisol blood test or a 24 hr. ... (3 replies)
... would love some input on my ACTH stim test. would i do ok with taking some Cortef and Florinef? I fasted food and liquids from 8pm the night before the test and fasted salt 24hrs before the test. the test was done during the 1st week of my cycle. 08/26/09 ACTH stim test (low dose 0.001mcg Cortrosyn via I.V) 8:40am-Baseline Cortisol = 13.7 ug/dL 08:52am - ACTH... (0 replies)
... and all the stress makes everything worse. I found out later, that your Cortisol is released at 4am, so maybe that explains it. ... (0 replies)

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