I am a Hashimoto's sufferer and my endocrinologist wanted to check my adrenal function and wanted to do so rather urgently due to me having hyperpigmentation on my back and legs, inability to gain weight despite being hypothyroid and low blood pressure when lying down.
Results of the ACTH test have come back *but*, I must stress in my doctor's words, these are advisory:
There are doctors that look for a doubling of the baseline (you did not) or a magic number (not sure what that is). I don't know what normal is for that baseline and if you started normal or below normal.
How were you feeling when the test was done? The K was trending high, but your sodium was sitting nice and normal. Had you had sodium (if you can recall)?
Given the cortisol ranges, I have a funny feeling the doc is going to call it normal. You started just below range, but went above and did not drop. Again, some look for *magic number x* and some want a double.
With the low BP - any tests on renin or aldosterone?
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