My Cortisol level is flipped

  1. Registered User
    spinn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    633
    Answers
    0

    My Cortisol level is flipped


    I have heard of this but have not seen how it can be reversed.

    My cortisol levels appear to be reversed...ie low in the morning and high at night.....leading to insomnia, among other things.

    The numbers are:

    8 AM 14 range 13-24

    Noon 13 range 5-10

    5 PM 23 range 3-4

    Midnight 49 range 1-4

    Cortisol Burden 99 range 23-42

    These are saliva tests so I do not have complete confidence in them but they do seem to reflect the reality of the situation.

    Any advice?

  2. Registered User
    andrew732's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    5,422
    Answers
    0


    common side effect of stress, should rhidiola rosea with phosphatidylserine
  3. Registered User
    The Matrix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    5,033
    Answers
    0


    What type of job do you do? GEt your ass out in sun first thing in the morning to turn off the melatonin, and stay off the computer late and night if you are..
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.
    •   
       

  4. Registered User
    JanSz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    4,631
    Answers
    0


    Quote Originally Posted by spinn View Post
    I have heard of this but have not seen how it can be reversed.

    My cortisol levels appear to be reversed...ie low in the morning and high at night.....leading to insomnia, among other things.

    The numbers are:

    8 AM 14 range 13-24

    Noon 13 range 5-10

    5 PM 23 range 3-4

    Midnight 49 range 1-4

    Cortisol Burden 99 range 23-42

    These are saliva tests so I do not have complete confidence in them but they do seem to reflect the reality of the situation.

    Any advice?
    Supposedly saliva tests are not that bad,
    unless your corticoid binding globulin (CBG) is out of whack.
  5. Registered User
    LeanGuy's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  165 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Age
    40
    Posts
    812
    Answers
    0


    Yikes, also try some RELORA in the afternoon/evenings to reduce cortisol.
  6. Registered User
    spinn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    633
    Answers
    0


    Quote Originally Posted by JanSz View Post
    Supposedly saliva tests are not that bad,
    unless your corticoid binding globulin (CBG) is out of whack.
    My last results with a saliva test were physically impossible, that is why I d not completely trust them.

    I actually have many of the symptoms of low cortisol.

    As for stress, most of it was earlier in my life but I am still under a lot, hard not to in this city.
  7. Registered User
    HATEFULone's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  215 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    1,527
    Answers
    0


    Did you also get a DHEA level? The balance between the two is important as well, all the advice given has been solid, PS 500mg at night is what a doc would recommend.
  •   

      
     

Similar Forum Threads

  1. High vitamin D level = high testosterone level
    By liquid in forum Supplements
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: 06-09-2014, 01:40 AM
  2. fsh level???
    By 4evathrowed in forum Male Anti-Aging Medicine
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-06-2011, 07:02 AM
  3. Next level
    By LHOGG in forum Supplements
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 09-30-2009, 02:14 AM
  4. Cortisol 4x saliva test results : Cortisol treatment required?
    By DanielS3368 in forum Male Anti-Aging Medicine
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-29-2008, 10:41 AM
  5. i flipped out on some guy at work
    By CrAzyOttER in forum General Chat
    Replies: 108
    Last Post: 04-18-2007, 03:13 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Log in

Log in