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... what is the cause of high DHEA (0 replies)
... has had 4 miscarriages. She had levels checked and it came back with high DHEA. Not just a little high, but very elevated. They put her on prednisone to help. She isn't getting answers why. They just said maybe stress. ... (6 replies)
... Elevated levels of DHEAS may indicate an adrenocortical tumor, adrenal cancer, or adrenal hyperplasia. ... (1 replies)

DHEA and Addison's
Jun 12, 2004
... The hormone ATCH controls both the DHEA and cortisol levels. The fact you have high DHEA and low corisol is not normal. You need to investigate the cause of the excess DHEA. There are several possibilities including several cancers, so you shouldn't be fooling around taking things to mask the problem. ... (14 replies)
... I have symptoms of hypothyroid. ... (4 replies)
... In many cases, high aldosterone is from a tumor on the adrenal gland. In most people it seems to cause high blood pressure but maybe your body is still able to regulate things with alterations in renin. It does often cause low potassium just as you mentioned. ... (6 replies)
DHEA problems?
May 3, 2005
... really puts a stressor on hypo women. My doc never increased my med during pregnancy and I really felt dragged down the whole pregnancy. Luckily, after 4 years of infertility, I do have a healthy baby girl. ... (20 replies)
DHEA problems?
May 3, 2005
... so I don't think it's doing much to my adrenals. Besides, I was having this kind of fatigue before I started taking the thyroid medication. ... (20 replies)
... cause extremely high blood pressure. ... (6 replies)
... Thought I would reply because I am from England too and have a lot of experiences with doctors here! It sounds like you have a very good GP. ... (4 replies)
... I'm no Doctor, But like yours self my potassium levels are low also my Vitamin D levels were none existent at one stage MY BP is now very high which use to be low,. if all your electero imbalances are out of whack your going to feel so ill.. ... (7 replies)
... and 300 doctors before I found one who would listen! I also had to have 28 unnecessary surgeries! My father is a doctor and I can tell you that doctors, most of them, are very weird people. Doctors also do not like to be second guessed or told what to do. ... (7 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... DHEA output is normally controlled by the pitutiary. It puts out ATCH which stimulates both cortisol and DHEA output from a small area above the kidneys. Those two hormones normally rise and fall together. ... (14 replies)
... of range it might just be an appropriate response to the high ACTH. ... (31 replies)
Dhea level high
Jan 13, 2006
... Thanks Hormoneman..I know my test results are insane..Wish I could make sense out of them.. ... (11 replies)
... send my sympathy to you and all your countrymen and women there in the UK regarding the recent bombings in London. I know that in the US we are praying for all of you and keeping you close in our thoughts. ... (5 replies)
... CT of adrenals normal. MRI of pituitary normal. Catacholemines normal. Adrenal antibodies negative. ... (2 replies)
Dhea level high
Jan 13, 2006
... An odd set of tests you have there. I think you need another saliva test, but done 4 to 6 times in the day. High cortisol tends to push down DHEA and estrogen, but maybe not in your case, because the rest of the day your cortisol might be very low. ... (11 replies)
... however, for the past few weeks it has been debilitating. I'm a high school teacher and can only function for the few classes I teach and by the time I get home at 3 I end up on the couch for the rest of the night. ... (2 replies)
... I'm a 33 year old male with hashimoto's thyroiditis. I've had several blood tests for ACTH, Cortisol and a number of other things. ... (0 replies)


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