Cortisol brought me back to life.

Mick

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Or, alternatively, could someone please tell me, how to test yourself correctly for cortisol deficiency/insufficiency. Or is it easier to take low-dose cortisol anyway, because no test can give you 100% certainty....
 

SWAlexander

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Could someone list all the reliable hormone tests I'd need to have to determine if I require Cortisol/hormone therapy? I've had my thyroid tested multiple times (T3 and T4 levels - all within range), so would be looking for tests other than these.
(I say *reliable' in that I've had cortisol spit test some years I have - I think - and have since read these tests are not regarded as definitive or consistent enough to prove anything).
The best is first a "cortisol test" and after you would need an "ACTH test". Only at the endocrinology.