PCOS or a genetic defect called Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Late on set. Sufferers may need these tests:
- OH - Pregnenolone,
-11 Deoxycortisol ,
-Cortisol (plasma) ( all of these are tested before 8 -8:30 AM).
-Free and total Testosterone,
-Aldosterone/Renin ratio, .
- A saliva cortisol test ( NeuroScience)
Get thyroid tests:
FREE T4 ,
TSH and all antibodies
Perhaps about half of PCOS women carry a CAH gene defect that no one tests for that can be fixed.
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