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... Since then, I've suffered from very classic "Addison's" symptoms despite my blood work showing very high cortisol indicative of Cushing's. I also have low prolactin. My thyroid is on the "high side of normal. ... (2 replies)
... I don't know how accurate saliva tests are, but you do have the symptoms of low cortisol. However, usually the heart pounding symptoms is related to low cortisol AND low thyroid at the same time. ... (1 replies)
... Have you been tested for hepatitis, thyroid, diabetes, testosterone, prolactin or growth hormone? ... (8 replies)

... Make sure he's tested for thyroid antibodies. ... (12 replies)
... y. Pituitary problems do not get better and the use of cortisol in secondaries is for life. I'm secondary adrenal and secondary hypothyroid. With numbers that low you have no business going anywhere until your cortisol is properly addressed. ... (21 replies)
... Sorry to hear of your health problems. I think your doctor should look into pituitary things more. Firstly, your ACTH is low and your cortisol was initially on the low side... ... (3 replies)
... years, with one miscarriage, so obviously I am very curious about these low labs...... ... (16 replies)
... Thanks.... OK...i will start reducing my cortef to 15mgs a day. Pitutary stimulation test? what is it? Can a regular MD order the test or an endo? According to some books...taking 5mgs 4 times a day(cortef) will not suppress the adrenals...rather it will support...especially if you have infection or going thru some emotional stress....any idea on this. Thanks (7 replies)
... Low thyroid, low cortisol, and low testosterone point to a pituitary problem which can not be diagnosed by the ACTH stimulation test. ... (7 replies)
... Those are very common symptoms with pituitary problems. It's very unusual to have low cortisol and low testosterone without having a malfunctioning pituitary. Did you have blood tests for the hormones LH and FSH? ... (38 replies)
Thyroid adrenal?
Feb 24, 2006
... So as you can see my labs were low also, normal blood tests dont show this very well. ... (20 replies)
... Have you had your thyroid checked? ... (2 replies)
Thyroid adrenal?
Feb 24, 2006
... I did have the saliva test. Cortisol is normal at morning and midnight, but low during the day. DHEA was low also. Free Testosterone was normal. I have had no other adrenal related tests done to date. ... (20 replies)
... but I am female so they say that's not a big deal. Prolactin was also slightly low but I'm done having kids so they say that's ok too. ... (0 replies)
... and prolactin tested? ... (3 replies)
... low testosterone, high prolactin, low cortisol, low DHEA and low thyroid hormone. ... (8 replies)
... Adrenal insufficiency is made worse by low thyroid. You mentioned having you thyroid checked, I suggest having it checked again. ... (12 replies)
... Cortisal: equivical ==> the test was inconclusive So, hit on the head, pretty much all the hormones low or below, symptoms of adrenal pain (strange side, back pains), infertility, top end prolactin......all that says pituitary problems. You need the insulin test ASAP. The IGF1 and random cortisol tests are meaningless. You can't diagnose deficiency from them. Keep a... (16 replies)
... Just logged back on the boards and saw your reply Orion - Thanks so much! I actually had the ITT (Insulin Tolerance Test) done Friday. It went ok, although I am not sure the resident watching me knew what he was doing! But we will have to wait and see what the results are. Do you know much about this test? There are a few concerns my husband and I had, such as the fact that... (16 replies)
Low sodium
Feb 4, 2009
... and my levels were within normal range, she didnt tell me the number though. She told me cortisol and thyroid all came back normal,unfortunately they dont give you all of the results.I have to go back in 3 weeks and be retested and also to check prolactin level! ... (2 replies)


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