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Causes Of Low Cortisol
Possible causes of low cortisol, High testosterone&oestrodiol. I'm under endo but need advice. Symptoms: fatigue, dizziness, faintness, micropenis?
Endocrinologist: Your endocrinologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you in the presence of these complex endocrine abnormalities. The workup and treatment require special expertise that other physicians are lacking. ...Read more
No: One study shows that infants of depressed mothers actually had slightly higher cortisol levels than others, especially if the mom had anxiety also: http://tinyurl.Com/k5cgwfo these changes no longer existed at 18 mo, perhaps when the infants' self-regulatory abilities kick in. Maternal depression can have other effects on infant development, though: http://tinyurl.Com/ltlfasx. ...Read more
24h urine cortisol range goes from 0-193 noml/d how can it start from zero? Cause if I have low cortisol i'll be -1 nmol/d and that's impossible!
Cause of low ACTH and low cortisol in the am? My stim test results:ACTH -5.2, and cortisol- 2.4 before injection then 60minutes from injection cortiso
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No: Cortisol is made by the adrenal glands whereas hypothyroidism refers to low levels of thyroid hormone from the thyroid gland. Having one does not cause the other. Chronic stress and anxiety also do not cause these disorders. Low cortisol (adrenal insufficiency) is a rare disorder, typically autoimmune related, and must be diagnosed correctly, not simply by a low cortisol level. ...Read more
Complex question: Addison's disease is adrenal failure, and that can cause you to be quite ill. However, it is not clear what is meant by "low cortisol". Cortisol varies considerably throughout the day. One blood measurement does not diagnose much of anything. You may want to see an Endocrinologist before beginning any treatment for this. ...Read more
Blood work indicates high TST, low Cortisol, low Prolactin. What are POSSIBLE causes? Symptoms: no weight loss, excess facial hair. Specificity plz
0.70 level of anti-TPO and very low cortisol. T3 (liothyronine) T4 is normal. What could it be?Can it be the cause of recurring gynaecomastia even after the surgery?
Anti-TPO Antibody: Is an antibody produced by your immune system that attacks your thyroid gland and causes hypothyroidism. Low cortisol is concerning for adrenal insufficiency and you may need a Cosyntropin stimulation test to evaluate. The majority of gynecomastia tends to be idiopathic or related to medications. There are rare instances of tumors producing hormones that cause the findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could 4mm lung nodule cause fatigue&muscle loss for 1year?Tested positive on early cdtlung blood test.sodium slight low cortisol slight high. Advice?
See an oncologist: Now is the time to find out if that nodule is, indeed, cancer, and a specialist's recommendations are the way to go. If so, that could be causing your fatigue. The muscle loss may be due to de-conditioning (not using the muscles enough), due to your fatigue. If it IS cancer, you are catching it at a very small size and there is a much better chance for a cure! ...Read more
What causes high TSH 7.0 (although normal t3, (liothyronine)t4,pth) and low cortisol (1.0)? Im being referred to an endo. Im worried.
What causes low prolactin levels, MRI scans reported at normal? Also low vit d, low cortisol, high folate (folic acid) level. Now have images of MRI and CT myself.
Can kidney disease or low cortisol levels cause excessive sweating of the face & scalp/head? It happens even in cold weather. Any ideas?
Yes: In some associated way yes you can get these symptoms from low cortisol and kidney dysfunction. ...Read more
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
High TSH (7.12) accompanied by low cortisol (1.0). T4 and T3 (liothyronine) normal. What causes this? Mom had thyroid cancer. What tests should be done?
What could be the cause of low testosterone , high am cortisol and high prolactin ? Symptoms include : muscle & joint weakness & injured frequently , no sex drive , tired , mild depression
Many: High prolactin could be a pituitary tumor or caused by medications like mood stabilizers. High cortisol could be stress, or cushings, low t could be due to prolactinoma, stress, etc. Go to a4m.Com and use physician locator to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you do appropriate testing to figure this out. Alternatively a local endocrinologist should be able to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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