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Cortisol Thyroid Depression Adrenal Parathyroid Symptoms
Always normal menses but 3-6 days late for 5 mos straight. Sudden facial/neck hair & depression. No PCOS or Thyroid issues. Hormone labs fine except DHEA-S at 297 (range=33-266). Endo appt in Feb but symptoms worsening. What are odds of adrenal tumor?
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Could diagnosed primary hyperparathyroidism be the cause of my poor long overal health?(depression, pan attacks.Took8years antidepressants w no result)
I am have symptoms of low thyroid and adrenal fatigue.My total t3-66.1, cortisol-22.13, tsh&ft4-normal.Dr. Says no tx.Should i see an endo/2nd opinion?
Discuss with doctor: Agreed with dr. Lewy-weiss. You should talk to your current doctor about your concerns to hear the reason why he/she made the recommendation that he/she did. This person knows ur symptoms and history best to make this determination. In general, a mildly elevated cortisol is "transient" and most likely will be normal the next time it's checked. Don't jump to treatment without knowing the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My Free T3 (liothyronine) is 4.71 and TSH 3rd generation
0.01 I already take bio-identical hormones, Armour Thyroid 90mg, cortisol 20mg for adrenals. what to do?
See Endocrinologist: I don't know why you are taking cortisol. If it is for "adrenal fatigue", that diagnosis is a fraud. Armour thyroid makes most people hyperthyroid, and your labs reflect that. Best you see a real endocrinologist who can help you sort out what you really need, versus what you've been sold. ...Read more
Have had papillary thyroid cancer and total thyroidectomy ~1 year ago. TSH all in range. Still feeling very fatigued, hard time focusing. Going to get ACTH and Cortisol checked thinking adrenals?
Can having a abnormally high cortisol level in your body contribute to high anxiety and depression? And what are the symptoms of having high cortisol?
Definitely.: High cortisol can cause myriad signs & symptoms: fatigue, decreased energy, impaired memory, insomnia, anxiety, restlessness, crying, and depression. More info can be found at http://www.Integrativepsychiatry.Net/adrenal_fatigue.Html. I often use a specialty lab kit to test for cortisol and other adrenal hormones (saliva) as well as neurotransmitters (urine). ...Read more
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
I have persistent vertigo/dizzy and fatigue.will they go if I cure anxiety depression. I hate these symptoms.normal thyroid,blood?
Cure?: Yes, you'll be better off if you treat your anxiety/depression but many medications used for these conditions have dizziness and fatigue as side effects so you need to be careful and plan for closely monitoring and proper withdrawal if necessary. By starting w/ CBT therapy (no side effects) you might not need them or can add them at the lowest doses. Glad your test results are good. That will help ...Read more
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