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Had elevated am cortisol and nurse says it is normal. Why?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: High Cortisol

High cortisol may be due to a number of things including high estorgen levels (taking estrogen, on birth control pills, being pregnant), stress, illness, as well as tumors of the pituitary or adrenal glands.
Please do ask your doctor's office why they think yours is ok even if out of range.

In brief: High Cortisol

High cortisol may be due to a number of things including high estorgen levels (taking estrogen, on birth control pills, being pregnant), stress, illness, as well as tumors of the pituitary or adrenal glands.
Please do ask your doctor's office why they think yours is ok even if out of range.
Dr. Susan Wingo
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