It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Adrenal Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-02-2013, 08:26 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Dhaka
Posts: 1
angelus12 HB User
Unhappy very low cortisol

My morning basal cortisol test results:

37.6 nmol
0.28 ug/dl

ACTH stimulation test:

8am: 17.3 nmol
After injection: 96.7 nmol

All my test results show very low cortisol. However, for some reason I have gained weight rather than losing. I have edema and red stretch marks in body. I have taken evohaler very rarely when I have asthma problem. My doctor thinks my low cortisol is due to my evohaler intake. But I have never taken evohaler in high dose or for a long time. I am confused. Is my doctor right? Shouldn't he consider any other possibility? I have weakness and this swelling of feet gives me pain! My face swells up and I am losing hair. Losing weight becoming impossible. Recently having sudden abdominal pain. Can someone suggest or help me?

 
Reply With Quote
Reply Reply

Tags
addison's disease, adrenal fatigue



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Mojo37 (4), chris0007 (4), ladybud (4), stressedtomax (3), abmarino1 (2), veno0881 (2), giveasmile (2), Jl925 (2), sillygal (2), Blah49 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1177), MSJayhawk (1004), Apollo123 (903), Titchou (847), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (753), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (668), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:22 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!