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... Lisa.....My brother 2 years ago had black out spells and was hospitalized for almost 2 months. Everytime he stood up he would pass out. He had a tilt table test which showed the worst positive results the cardiologist and neurologist had ever seen. They diagnosed him with a form of POTS that they had never seen. ... (13 replies)
... Does anyone know of a test to determine if the adrenals are calcified or whatever it is called when part or all of the adrenals are damaged beyond recovery? ... (1 replies)
... e and the catecholamines. I have low blood pressure and was sure it was an aldosterone issue. Well, it wasn't. He said I was very low on cortisol but I am taking prednisone and he is weaning me off of it. I am very frustrated. I am very tired and he weaned my down to 5mg of prednisone yet me test showed I am low on cortisol. ... (1 replies)

... you need to see probably with a dexa scan what other damage has been done and get working at repair. You may have a touch of Cushing's from the drugs. A 24 hour urine test on meds will give an indication of too much or too little. Sad. ... (6 replies)
... ally frustrated with my endo. This is the third time I have gone to him and we are getting no where. First time I did all the lab work up for him but was on 12.5 prednisone in the morning with 7.5 in the afternoon. ... (8 replies)
... sday and was really nervous for I was just scared he wasn't going to listen to me. Now I know I ended up with this secondary adrenal problem because I was put on prednisone in 08. Was DX'd in the end of 08 after my cardiologist did an ACHT stim test. ... (0 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)
... I remember adrenal insufficiency, and tests came back indicative, and aggressive prednisone treatment, and endocrinology referral, and it has something to do with my other autoimmune disease, and they finally were gonna get me some help. ... (4 replies)
... I just don't know what to do. I increased my prednisone to 2.5 in the afternoons. I had to, and I feel better. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for the feedback i have other health issues besides the Addisons that's what is so scary. None of the steroids metabolize correctly with me. Prednisone has made me so depressed. I have had panic attacks, severe pain all kinds of side effects from these drugs. I dont know why my joints hurt so bad. ... (5 replies)
... The test is usually given first thing in the morning when normal cortisol levels are highest. ... (8 replies)
... The test is usually given first thing in the morning when normal cortisol levels are highest. ... (10 replies)
Addisons testing
Mar 17, 2003
... I think the saliva test is definitely more accurate than the blood or urine in determining slight adrenal insufficiency. ... (3 replies)
... Are there any cortisol tests that can be done to test for primary or secondary adrenal insufficiency when you are taking Prednisone? ... (0 replies)
... and I was a little dizzy. I had increased pigmentation on my forehead years ago. I had an ACTH test 15 years ago due to hirsutism and a high testosterone level as a female. At that time it was normal. That was before the prednisone. ... (2 replies)
Addisons testing
Feb 11, 2003
... Is there any one test for Addisons that is more accurate than another? ... (3 replies)


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