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Hair Test for Cushing Syndrome?

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"As a potential solution to the limitations of these tests, hair cortisol has been increasingly studied as an additional means to diagnose patients with Cushing Syndrome. Much like hemoglobin A1C is a longitudinal marker of blood glucose levels, hair cortisol can be a measure of the body's glucocorticoid levels over the previous several weeks to months."

 

Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/09/hair-test-for-cushing-syndrome/

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I had that done. I don't know its reference values but I was told it was "normal". I included it in my general history for my new Doc. (some users here will know him, he's a cushing's expert and used to work at the U.S.), he still strongly considered cushing's nevertheless after examining my history and seeing me in person. Currently marathon testing in UFC.

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