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... 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)
... 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)
... they say its some labs trying to make money you do not need it. I am both diabetic and a heart patient. Since the beginning of this year I get stressed easily and suffer spasms in my throat! ... (1 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 having the same problem of figuring out which came first the chicken or the egg on this. I have high Cortisol levels and DHEA levels as well. Not sure if the hypothryodism is causing this or something else. ... (6 replies)
... of range it might just be an appropriate response to the high ACTH. ... (31 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)
... In medicine, there are no absolutes. You don't always have every symptom of a disease, or you may have other symptoms unrelated to or not usually associated with a disease. ... (3 replies)
... I don't have Addison's, but can't find any other board that deals with adrenal issues. I've been suffering with a host of really bad symptoms for nearly a year now, going from doctor to doctor. ... (6 replies)
... find that when my alternative MD added in some super B's, my BP shot up, even when I increased my BP meds. He claims it is due to his super complete formulation of all of the B's that gets the adrenals working, so he suggesteed I stop his high ocatane version and just switch to a regular health food store brand. ... (0 replies)
... alpha reductase deficiency does not clearly explain why you have normal DHEA and low Testosterone. ... (5 replies)
Chris
Sep 29, 2004
... You have answered so many of my questions that I thought I would try you again. ... (1 replies)
... Long term wise, you need to supplement your body with Vitamin D and Calcium, as the Prednisone causes a depletion of the absorbtion of calcium, thus weakening bones and eventually causing osteoporosis. Prednisone also decreases the immune system, so Vitamin C daily is very beneficial. ... (7 replies)
... From your answers Matty, I would say you have some kind of multiple hormone deficiency. Many of your symptoms correlate with a pituitary problem possibly caused by blows to the head. ... (8 replies)
... I have been feeling gradually worse the last 8 years. I have a wide range of symptoms and different issues, but one thing seems to really stand out, and that is that I have more symptoms similar to Addison's than anything else. ... (3 replies)




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