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... You can't diagnose Addison's disease with blood tests for sodium, potassium, cortisol or DHEA unless of course you are almost dead! ... (3 replies)
... I asked her about Addison's and she said that my sodium and potassium levels were normal. ... (3 replies)
... Blood test results: sodium 143 (133-145) potassium 4.4 (3.3-5.1) chloride 102 (96-108) SGOT 36 (0-37) SGPT 41 (0-40) prolactin 6.28 (3.4 - 24.1) (4 replies)

... As I've had low potassium for a while, even though I have been taking 3, 20meq potassium pills a day for the last two years, my plasma acidosis test last week at Mayo Clinic showed my aldosterone is high. ... (0 replies)
... I would ask for a morning cortisol blood test or a 24 hr. ... (3 replies)
... I have addisons disease and today, due to my recent tests I have started to increase my hydrocortisone from 20 mg in the am since I was about 16. ... (3 replies)
... Rachel, Here is the test you need. It must be done correctly. When I had this test they did the draw to establish a baseline, also draws at 30 & 60 minutes. TEST 2: The ACTH stimulation test: OBJECT: 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. THE TEST: The... (3 replies)
... I'm new to this forum and would like to know opinions regarding on several thyroid and adrenal blood tests that I have. ... (0 replies)
... Your sodium and potassium are fine... ... (3 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (10 replies)
... Have your aldosterone and renin tested. Your doctor should have know to also test that. Do you have a sodium and potassium test from a CBC? ... (10 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)
... It is often possible to assess adrenal insufficiency based upon symptoms. Anyone who is tired, allergic, intolerant to cold, with symptoms of low blood sugar, weakness and low blood pressure, most likely has some degree of adrenal insufficiency. ... (9 replies)
Oct 6, 2004
... e or insufficiency, and his aldosterone seems to be consistently low. This is one hormone created by the adrenal glands, as you probably know. BUT...his plasma sodium and potassium do NOT look suspicious. His urine sodium, however, was quite high, signaling the salt wasting that comes with adrenal problems. ... (2 replies)
... can quickly dehydrate anyone with Addison's or adrenal fatigue. Often your sodium will not be high enough, and you may also have low aldosterone, another thing made in the adrenal glands. ... (4 replies)
... whole story along with a 4 page letter I had already prepared about herbal supplements I take and the lengthy history I have of these fainting spells. He ordered blood tests. I took an 8 AM cortisol test along with a blood panel. ... (0 replies)
... symptoms of low sodium or high potassium and I'll always be in normal range. And so many other issues that I have dealt with in the past 4 years, and the labs do not reflect my symptoms and ultimately. ... (1 replies)
... on and recover or not, too, for my son's sake. He shows the early signs, as you two do, but is not tan, nauseaed or experiencing an actual adrenal CRISIS. What blood or urine tests, if any, have you had? ... (7 replies)
... induced eating disorder, IBS, and gluten intolerance. I had bloodwork done for Celiac Disease. I have a mildly positive blood test for Celiac, but the test was not specific for Celiac. Other auto immune diseases can elevate the test. ... (2 replies)
... Ive heard that other hormones such as cortisol can cause problems with blood sugar not just insulin! ... (5 replies)

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