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Question: unusual cortisol levels


 kel347 - Thu Jun 12, 2003 7:17 am

i have recently been diagnosed with abnormally high morning cortisol levels but afternoon level is normal. i was being treated unsucessfully for hashimoto disease but tfurther testing shows the cortisol abnormality. i am generally unstressed
what do you think is the underlying problem?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Thu Jun 12, 2003 11:17 am

User avatar Dear Kel,
I am not an endocrinologist but I'll try to help. A few questions: Was your cortisol test collected from urine? blood? How did your doctor interpret them? How high were they in comparision to the normal range?

Best regards,

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