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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

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