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Cortisol Level

New here...I just had my cortical level done and it was 0. The doctor called it flat lined. It was flat from 6AM to 6AM the next day. Years ago I was told I had Chronic fatigue syndrome. Need some help please
657231 tn?1453836403
I am guessing you did a 24 hour urine test? And one 8am cortisol?

I am going to say I am just a teeny bit confused by your name - it is more common (as in a symptom) to be underweight with low cortisol but it is more common to be overweight with high cortisol.

One set of testing is not diagnostic and it has to be done properly - as in blood tests 8am fasting and the urine must be kept cold and done following instructions.

Both high and low cause fatigue and it is not uncommon for either to be mis-diagnosed as CFD.

You also need other tests besides cortisol - and you need to know the source be it adrenal or pituitary.
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