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... TH. It is the signal your brain sends down to your adrenals to put out a certain amount of cortisol. If it senses that there isn't enough, it will put out more ACTH to get the adrenals to send out more cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... Hi! I am 31 years old and have had Addison's since I was 18. I recently went for my normal endo visit and had all of my blood tested. ... (1 replies)
... In high school I can remember standing at attention on a football field and falling down in a dead faint after maybe 3 minutes. ... (20 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)
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... some like thyroid. Here is some info on testing for addisons. ... (10 replies)
... As I understand it if the cortisol doubles the adrenals are not the problem so they move up the chain to the pituatary with an insulin tolerance test which looks for acth. If there is ACTH production then they move up to the hypothalamus. ... (3 replies)
... A high pulse can mean dehydration. How much water are you drinking? ... (3 replies)
... Don't know if this can be posted or not, but thought I'd give it a try. For reference, Flovent is fluticasone. ... (13 replies)

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