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Low Cortisol Levels Thyroid
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.
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
Had bx of thyroid multiple nodules.Low cortisol .01, low acth 3, trbl swallowing, sore throat, &breathing @times, high white count chronic.Possibly cx?
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?
Cortisol tests: In normal people cortisol goes up and down throughout the day, although it is higher in am than in pm. Therefore, it is hard to define what is "low". An afternoon cortisol of 5 may be perfectly normal. Adrenal failure is called addison's disease and is dangerous, but a random cortisol usually cannot be used to diagnose addision's. An acth stim test may be needed if this diagnosis is considered. ...Read more
Severe symptoms: Patients with true addison's disease have severe symptoms that include: orthostatic hypotension (blood pressure drops when standing leading to lightheadedness), loss of appetite (that can be as extreme as nausea/vomiting), weight loss; weakness, fatigue, darkening of the skin. It may present as a chronic illness, suggesting an underlying cancer, as a result, the diagnosis is missed frequently. ...Read more
Cortisol levels: No, a workout would not do this. But what is meant by "abnormally low cortisol"? Cortisol varies considerably throughout the day. You do not really want a cortisol that is "high" (Cushing's syndrome) or "low" (Addison's disease). If you feel well enough to work out, then who is measuring your cortisol, and why? ...Read more
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