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... I have PCOS, hypothyroid being treated, and have had high levels of DHEA in my labs for years. My prior endo doc thought it was one of the symptoms of PCOS. ... (0 replies)
... For those of you diagnosed with Addison's, have you always exhibited high potassium and low DHEA as many of the text books describe? ... (1 replies)
... Just like you I have obvious thyroid symptoms. I also have TSH, T3 and T4 within range. I even have high DHEA combined with high cortisol. ... (1 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)
... logist and he said the same thing as French doctors! So I found a mail order self stress test and sent my saliva in. I was expecting my DHE to be low and needing DHEA supplements. ... (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. ... (14 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)
... Sorry I missed this. My pituitary endos test DHEA sulfate. I am on DHEA as my adrenals were removed. ... (7 replies)
... I found out that I had high DHEA levels a couple of weeks ago. My Dr. ... (6 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... Yep, you got it right. DHEA does not have a feedback loop, the body seems to rely on cortisol for that. And yes, taking prednisone will cut off your DHEA supply and produce a deficiency. ... (14 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... There's no feedback from DHEA levels, right? ... (14 replies)
What is DHEA?
May 2, 2008
... cortisol because DHEA can counteract some bad effects of cortisol. ... (2 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)
DHEA problems?
Oct 3, 2005
... told her that whenever certain pollens were high I just felt incredibly tired and I had difficulty thinking. This wasn't all the time, but enough days of the month that it was affecting my quality of life. ... (20 replies)
... ent. Many on the thyroid board have done the adrenal walk as well. You could post your questions there. I am new to this and had the ACTH.. which came back as high and the cortisol tests which were normal. I am not sure what is optimal for cortisol testing and thus am looking into it. I hadn't heard of the DHEA test.. ... (7 replies)
... The doctor is worried about the high DHEA level. He suggested further blood testing and a possible MRI. He is out of town for a week or so. ... (4 replies)
... Diane, Sorry to hear that you aren't feeling well. My endo also recommended that I take DHEA, but with my Cortef and pregnenolone. I also like you, am afraid to take it. I asked him is it would make my hair fall out and grow hair on my face, and the only reply I got was "not any worse than the cortef will" that was not encouraging! I read that if you are going to take it you... (10 replies)
Dhea level high
Jan 13, 2006
... ACTH stims cortisol and DHEA. Cortisol is an antagonist of DHEA and vice versa. ... (11 replies)
... Since I have a high DHEA, would you recommend a ACTH Stim test? ... (0 replies)
Dhea level high
Jan 13, 2006
... Question does DHEA kinda tells the adrenals to put out more cortisol? ... (11 replies)




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