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... my 10 yr old son was on 100mcg fludrocortisone daily however his last plasma renin test came back at 16pmol evelavated from the normal 3.1, for the time being he is now on 150 mcg fldrocrtisone, blood pressure and everything else was fine. ... (0 replies)
... my 10 yr old son was on 100mcg fludrocortisone daily however his last plasma renin test came back at 16pmol evelavated from the normal 3.1, for the time being he is now on 150 mcg fldrocrtisone, blood pressure and everything else was fine. ... (0 replies)
... I haven't figured out why secondaries get the low renin which is an enzyme make in the kidneys. ... (8 replies)

... If not, then those results are, well, not accurate. ACTH and renin degrade at room temp in mere minutes so if not handled well and frozen promptly, that is perhaps why your ACTH was so low. ... (5 replies)
... Ask for Aldosterone and renin tests. You must fast salt and foods with significant sodium content for 24 hours. This is to try to get renin and aldosterone as high as they can get. If your aldosterone doesn't reach at least 20, then that would show a problem. ... (2 replies)
... a BMP, Aldosterone and Renin. Everything was in normal, but there was one problem. My Renin has doubled from what it is suppose to be! ... (12 replies)
... Make sure you get the renin run with the aldosterone. The renin can be helpful in determining primary or secondary. ... (31 replies)
... Have you had your renin and aldosterone checked? ... (4 replies)
... creatin test came back with high renin levels which means I don't retain salt and the endo said it could mean addisons. ... (7 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jun 11, 2007
... Hi Dial, I am so glad I saw your post because I was just going through my links deleting things!! You need salt. LOTS AND LOTS of salt and please buy a blood pressure monitor and take your temps several times a day. See if your BP and temp has gotten lower. You need to have your Aldosterone + Renin levels tested immediately. I have low aldosterone and cortisol and... (88 replies)
... more confirm a diagnosis of secondary adrenal insufficiency. In rare cases, an aldosterone stim that did not double, but with the presence of low potassium, low renin and low ACTH indicates atrophy of aldosterone from the lack of renin for an extended period. ... (7 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)
... Has he checked your aldosterone/renin ration not just renin? And what is the reference range at that lab for the renin. Ask him if he is thinking about fludrocortisone since he couldn't remember the name of it, which helps manage low blood pressure in addisons. The catecholamines could raise blood pressure if you have a pheochromocytoma, which is a certain kind of adenoma... (1 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)
... Looking forward to your input. son has an excessive peeing problem. suffers from anxiety. do you think he would do well on some Cortef (HC) and Florinef? if so what dosage? Even though sons baseline cortisol looks good (porbably due to major stress of the test) his labs did not double after the stim. 08/26/09 ACTH stim test (low dose 0.001mcg Cortrosyn via... (1 replies)
... I've seen at least a thousand acth stims with serum acth over the years I've been doing this and never seen the combo of values you have. Your stim suggests secondary AI. I've never seen a secondary (going by a stim that doubled or more from a low value) with serum acth greater than 43. I've never seen a primary who doubled or more on the stim. I look for upper 40's to low... (31 replies)
... of secondary AI. Where there is low potassium usually renin is low. ... (21 replies)
... DHEA will convert to testosterone and estrogen and the adrenal makes it. Renin and aldosterone will give an idea about the low BP and florinef is the med that will help as well as the salt. ... (1 replies)
... I recommend you get his aldosterone and renin tested. I bet his renin will be low which is what happens in secondary AI. I've only seen one secondary with high renin which is what primaries get. ... (12 replies)
... If he has salt craving, can't handle heat, sweats more than other people, ask for aldosterone and renin tests. Low renin is what happens in secondary AI, primaries get high renin. I'm assuming your son has already had sodium and potassium tested in CBC, I'd like to see them. ... (12 replies)




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