Addison's Disease tests
Addison's Disease

Tests could include:

  • A potassium test is used to measure the amount of potassium in your blood. Potassium helps to move waste out of cells and nutrients into cells. This electrolyte is essential to proper muscle and nerve function. Even minor increases or decreases in...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An ALD test measures the amount of the hormone aldosterone your blood. Too much aldosterone can be an indicator of a variety of medical conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A 24-hour urinary aldosterone excretion rate test measures the level of aldosterone that passes through your urine in a 24-hour period. It is an indirect measurement of the level of aldosterone in your blood. Aldosterone is a steroid hormone excre...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An ACTH test measures the levels of ACTH and cortisol in the blood and helps detect diseases caused by too much or too little cortisol in the body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your pituitary gland, a pea-sized gland located at the base of your brain, produces many types of hormones, including the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). ACTH stimulates the adrenal glands, which sit atop the kidneys, to release two hormones, ...
    Source:HLCMS
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