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is there a simple test to see if your adrenal glands are working properly

A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Your values are normal (both am cortisol and acth stimulation test). No concern about adrenal insufficiency at this time. The pm test is good to rul ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Pituitary : Cortisol is under control of the pituitary. You need to know if the source is coming from the pituitary. We call this Cushing disease. See a special ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Adrenal profile: Just tell me you want an adrenal profile and he will know what to do.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
There are a: Multitude of tests that relate to the pituitary and hypothalamus plus the other endocrine glands -- but not the thymus, which is in a different body s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Probably not: If those are concerns a ct scan would have a much better chance, and more clearly see those areas.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Too many questions : not enough space to respond. After thyroid other most common causes for ADHD ARE environmental and nutritional. For details search dr Doris Rapp and A ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Work with your Dr: The accuracy of the salivary test results are depended on many factors including timing of the test and type of assay used. If your Dr determines the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregg Friedman
39 years experience Psychiatry
Gregg L. Friedman MD: You should consult with both an internist and a psychiatrist. By gregg l. Friedman md.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not indicated: The medullary portion of the adrenal is responsible for producing the adrenaline compounds and the cortex for expression of cortisone. When an adrena ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
May not be needed: The adrenal makes cortisol and adrenaline, which are stress hormones. People who are stressed out are sometimes persuaded that it’s the adrenal’s faul ... Read More

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