adrenal insufficiency

  1. lemonflavor

    Case Challenge: Chronic Opioid Use Causing Adrenal Insufficiency

    Case Challenge: Chronic Opioid Use Causing Adrenal Insufficiency Sickle cell anemia patient develops opioid-induced endocrinopathy while on chronic opioid therapy. I found this interesting even without the opioid component. Lab numbers are included in the article. She was either at the low end...
  2. jger242

    jger242 labs - questions

    I have several different problems. Any assistance is appreciated. 1. Low average daily body temp (97.1 average daily temp) occassionally rises to 98.0 - 98.5 after training. 2. Inability to lose weight. I have tried several different plans: increased activity (cardio, etc) reduced calories...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    Utility of the low-dose short Synacthen test in diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency

    Has anyone used the Synacthen test to get diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency (low cortisol output)? The short Synacthen [tetracosactrin i.e. synthetic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) ] test is routinely used to diagnose adrenal insufficiency, both primary and secondary (i.e. due to...
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