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Cortisol, a.M. Test 15.7. No p.M. Test. Concerned re adrenal glands: 20+ cort. Inj. In 2011. Should I have the a.M. And p.M. Tests?
What is the relation of vitamin d(3) and cortisol? (i'm having a hard time understanding pubmed, etc. Articles.)
Endo just ordered T3 (liothyronine) today; Cortisol a.m.25.5(6.2-19.4); FSH 169.7(25.8-134.8)-is FSH diagnostic in a post oophorectomy patient?
It just confirms: what you already knew, that you've had your ovaries removed and your body is attempting to stimulate them, which is impossible to do since they're gone. It's a worthless test in you. ...Read more
Are there any lifestyle changes i can practice to lower my cortisol levels..I'm on test cyp for hypogonatic hypogonadism?
Check cortisol level: Usually people who have low cortisol level complain of fatigue and depression. This is the same with low testosterone or estrogen. There's evidence that elevated cortisol can also depressed testosterone levels. You need to know if this is indeed your case or not. Since cortisol is the primary stress hormone, lifestyle changes would revolve around any form of stress reduction: meditation, exercise, yoga or gentle stretching, worrying less, doing things are calming. ...Read more
Hi can OTC diet pills affect cortisol levels.I'm overweight with low cortisol since dec. Never taken any steroids.Thyroids good.Like to know why this.
My serum cortisol is 33.4 & i'm developing cushing's symptoms. Could it be my birth control? I take it continuously for endometriosis.
I'd advise that u: Coordinate your care with your gyn and endocrinologist. Take care! ...Read more
Getting scope/colon'py for Crohn's s/s 6/10, seen endo for poss addisons. Have all s/s except skin darkening. But a.M. Cortisol, acth, aldosterone all normal? Any chance 2 could be related. Plz help me
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My a.M. Cortisol serum is routinely 35+ (range 9-21), but low dose suppression test was normal. Tsh is slightly high, T3 (liothyronine) is elevated too. Causes?
Oral contraceptive: The most likely explanation for these findings is being on an oral contraceptive (yaz). This raises the cortisol binding protein level, making the total cortisol level look high, but the biologically active cortisol is normal. The same thing happens for thyroid hormone, including T3 (liothyronine) levels. If you have hashimotos and your TSH is high, you have mild hypothyroidism. ...Read more
Complex: Hi. "Low cortisol" could be normal or sign of disease. I must assume your doctor checked cortisol because of some symptoms you've been having & maybe some findings on physical exam. Cortisol fluctuates throughout the day, so WHEN it's drawn does matter. Is your ACTH high? If your doc thinks you're underproducing cortisol, provocative testing may be needed if primary problem pituitary not adrenal ...Read more