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... Since I have a high DHEA, would you recommend a ACTH Stim test? ... (0 replies)
... And do they go back to normal on cortisol supplementation? ... (7 replies)
... and my cortisol levels came back VERY low, and I'm wondering if I should look at Addison's disease. ... (9 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 have included how I think each question is related to hormones. Remember a single test can be normal but all hormones are pulsed so one test isnt diagnostic of anything. Of course each symptom can also be related to other disease activity so one or two aren't particularly diagnostic either. Many together start to make the pattern more clear. 1. Do you wake up in the... (8 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)
... that state that low Pregnenolone is a marker for Hypopituitarism? ... (31 replies)
... of range it might just be an appropriate response to the high ACTH. ... (31 replies)
... Theoretically speaking, if a bucket is low it doesn't necessarily mean that it isn't filling up fast enough, it could also mean that it's emptying out too fast. ... (31 replies)
... sked m endocrinologist 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)
... I'm a 36yo male and need help understanding the following: Elevated ACTH (400% over top) 2 hours after waking. Blood test repeated several times (not lab error). Declines to high-norm later in the day. So I guess it's not a ACTH producing tumor because it has this rythm? Declining ACTH/Cortisol ratio over several months (needing more ACTH to create cortisol). ... (2 replies)
... Sorry I missed this. My pituitary endos test DHEA sulfate. I am on DHEA as my adrenals were removed. ... (7 replies)
What is DHEA?
May 2, 2008
... cortisol because DHEA can counteract some bad effects of cortisol. ... (2 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)
Dhea level high
Jan 13, 2006
... ACTH stims cortisol and DHEA. Cortisol is an antagonist of DHEA and vice versa. ... (11 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)
... If it was a Primary AI issue, wouldn't you expect the DHEA to be low as well? ... (3 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 if your cortisol is low and on grandulars, on testosterone injections, and dhea is high. ... (3 replies)


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