A 22-year-old male asked:
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if my 8am cortisol comes back as normal is this a good sign i don't have addisons disease? no major symptoms. got pots so ruling it out.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: It's not adequate. You need a Cortrosyn stimulation test.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014

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