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Treatment for low cortisol levels, which are typically caused by Addison's disease, involves taking synthetic hydrocortisone tablets once or twice per day, explains MedicineNet.com. In pregnant women who cannot tolerate ... More »

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A low level of cortisol in the blood may be indicative of adrenal gland problems, such as tuberculosis infection of the adrenal glands or Addison’s disease, according to WebMD. Lower than usual levels of cortisol can als... More »

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Effects of low cortisol levels include fatigue, muscle weakness, poor appetite, weight loss and abdominal pain. Cortisol, an adrenal hormone that affects almost every cell and organ in the body, is responsible for helpin... More »

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According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), cortisol levels vary throughout the day. Cortisol peaks in the morning, and normal blood cortisol levels at 8 in the morning usually range from 6 to 23 micrograms per... More »

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Effects of low cortisol levels include fatigue, muscle weakness, poor appetite, weight loss and abdominal pain. Cortisol, an adrenal hormone that affects almost every cell and organ in the body, is responsible for helpin... More »

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Cortisol levels indicate how much of the hormone cortisol is in a person's blood, WebMD reports. Doctors test for cortisol levels to reveal potential issues with the adrenal or pituitary glands. More »

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Dehydration, Addison's disease, an excessive amount of vasopressin and the use of certain medications are all causes of low sodium levels, according to MedlinePlus. A normal sodium level ranges from 135 to 145 milliequiv... More »

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