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How to check cortisol levels

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Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, sagging skin. High cortisol level. Tested negative for tumor. Suggest ways to reduce cortisol

at the moment. I would really appreciate any thoughts or suggestions you may have on how to lower my cortisol ... of about 10 kilometers, yoga, and just 20 minutes of weights 3x a week). By October, my cortisol levels had ...
 

Low cortisol level and took steroid medication. Took prednisone. Done with lab test. What are the findings from the report?

checked again n my cortisol level started to increased then he decreased my dose to only 5mg at 8 morning ...Hi, i'm born 1945... I had low cortisol level because in the past i took steroid medicine awfully ...
 

How can Cortisol and low DHEA levels be balanced and does it indicate Adrenal Fatigue/Exhaustion?

. As per the reports abnormal Cortisol and DHEA levels are identified by the Orthopedic. I took ... DHEA levels ? Do they even relate to each other ? I was told that High Cortisol level is related ...
 

Have had high cortisol levels. Having attention problem, depression, facial hair and weight gain. Suggest?

Hello, I have had high cortisol levels for the last 9 months (with no known cause). They have ruled out cortisol producing tumours and pituatary tumour. The chronic elevation (more than double what ...
 

Experiencing muscle weakness and pressure around head. What is the meaning of high cortisol level?

hi how are you? after a recent test, my primary care physician found out that my cortisol was very ... cortisol being high! i have never gone to an endocrinologist before! But my doctor has not taking seriously ...
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What is the cause of high cortisol level in urine ? How to control it ?

in urine. is it the high level of cortisol causing the increasing of blood pressure? what the effect of high cortisol level and how to control it. ...
 

Hirsutism, high testosterone, cortisol low. Will Yamini cause infertility?

my testostrone level was on higher side 1.45 and serum morning cortisol levels are low 0.85, all ... how safe is this pill, since its an oral contraceptive pill, would it cause infertility in the long ...
 

Suffer from chronic hives. Have hypothyroidism, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune disorder. Need to check cortisol levels?

just want a medicine to work. Also should I have a Cortisol level checked out. If so how long should I ...
 

Diagnosed with Cushing syndrome, hypothyroidism, on medication. Increasing levels of cortisol. How to reduce it ?

syndrome and hypothyroidism. For 5 years now my level of cortisol is more then double the maximum value ... and Eco showed no abnormalities of adrenal glands yet my cortisol level remains very high. I consulted 4 ...
 

Can cortisol levels be reason of weight gain ?

.i went to endocrinologist when my weight kept creeping up and i did 2x urinary cortisol tests, the first ... was found so doctor order 2nd free cortisol, this time my results were 491, i am 29 female and until 4 weeks ...
 

Low level cortisol, extreme sweat,rapid heart beat, low body temperature,bad fatique.

Hi , my name is fiona and my cortisol levels are low . I ve been to see an consultant and he says its not primary addisons but he wont check for secondary because he says i wouldnt have a menstral ...
 

Under treatment for depression, anxiety, BP. Personal research finds symptoms related to elevated cortisol levels. Give me suggestion

/ailments etc., that I have suffered seem to be associated with elevated levels of cortisol. How do I explain ...
 

Gaining weight, elevated cortisol level, has abdominal discomfort, feels lost. What to do ?

I have no family medical history. She looks classic Cushing s Disease and her cortisol level .... Over the last three years she has put on a lot of weight. She won t tell me how much but I suspect ...
 

How to conduct a Cortisol saliva test on a Down Syndrome patient?

I want to get a 24 hour cortisol saliva test from a 16 year old with Down Syndrome. Non cooperative ... test? I believe that he has low cortisol and now Hashimoto s and it is imperative that we test ...
 

Taking cortisol. Got elevated testosterone, androstendion, progesterone. Reason?

, there is no circadian rythm. and first time when i check cortisol in the morning it was 1047 and the range was (135- 680 ...Dear, which test should I done more my last test day1 cortisol am 379.6 (171-536) cortisol pm 399 ...
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Can high cortisol levels cause an imbalance of brain chemicals and how can cortisol levels be lowered?
Hi, Thank you for posting your query. Yes, high cortisol levels can cause alteration of brain chemicals, in addition to causing high sugar, BP, acne, osteoporosis, skin changes, etc. It can be lowered with medications as well as adrenal surgery. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM
 
hiii doctor . actually my face are getting big day by day .i dont know what to do .please help me
Hi Thanks for using healthcare magic If your face is getting bigger and bigger day by day, i think in that case try to rule out hypercortisolism. You should get your serum cortisol, ACTH level checked. Take consultation of a physician for proper diagnosis and further investigation like CT or MRI scan. Thanks
 
My levels of cortisol are 492 nmol%2Fl and testosterone 2.2 nmol%2FL im worried i might have aderanal stress could this indicate that%3F
Hello Alexandra, It is not the adrenaline stress that release more adrenaline. It is the stress that causes its release It is not the name of the disease that is important, it is your mind that is important. For that, YOU have to be treated. I recommend Homoeopathic constitutional treatment. Contact me for that: With best wishes Dr. C. J. Varghese Homoeopath +919447019733 drcjvarghese@gmail.com
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