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High DHEA levels
Jul 28, 2009
... What causes very high DHEA levels and hormone levels normal in a post menapolsa woman who has no ovaries for last 10 years? ... (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)
... I found out that I had high DHEA levels a couple of weeks ago. My Dr. ... (6 replies)

... I HAVE HIGH LEVELS ALSO AND HAVE FOUND HELP WITH RX FOR SPIRONOLACTONE 25MGS.CAN GO UPTO 100 MGS.THAT WAS TOO HIGH FOR ME.THIS MED WILL NOT INTERFER WITH YOUR POTASSIUM.TRY IT FOR 30 DAYS AND GET ANOTHER BLOOD TEST. ... (6 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... I've been posting the same question about high DHEA. I'm a 43 yo woman. I went to the doctor thinking I had a thyroid issue. ... (6 replies)
... Since I have a high DHEA, would you recommend a ACTH Stim test? ... (0 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)
... what do high blood levels of dhea mean? ... (0 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)
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)
What is DHEA?
May 2, 2008
... cortisol because DHEA can counteract some bad effects of cortisol. ... (2 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)
... 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)
Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... Fourthly, because you are taking replacement levels of hydrocortisone, your DHEA levels will be near zero. ... (5 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)
... My DHEA is even lower than yours, and your Cortisol is really high, mine too. ... (2 replies)
... Well, to me it looks as if you have high Cortisol and high normal levels. With the combination of high DHEA I would say it looks like Cushing's Syndrome which is the exact opposite of Addison's. ... (1 replies)




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