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... In men I look for TSH around 2 if thyroid is healthy and women around 1. Free T4 I look for in the top of the range and free T3 in the upper 3rd of the range. ... (5 replies)
What is DHEA?
May 2, 2008
... cortisol because DHEA can counteract some bad effects of cortisol. ... (2 replies)
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Jun 20, 2013
... cos its a hormone produced in the adrenal gland, but men also produce some of it in the testes so theoretically you are still producing at least some. ... (4 replies)

... with serum acth greater than 43. I've never seen a primary who doubled or more on the stim. I look for upper 40's to low 50's for a good acth. Your DHEA suggests primary. I recommend you read what wrote about interpreting the acth stim and acth serum tests. ... (31 replies)
... With him being on high doses of the steroid for so long, plus the pancreatitis, have him tested for diabetes too. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks, Orion, for the info. We will do our research and talk to his endo. Take care, Vicki (17 replies)
... They sell DHEA at just about any drug store and you don't need a prescription. ... (17 replies)
... drocortisone then your body doesn't produce ATCH and can't make cortisol or DHEA. There is no need to get your levels checked on replacement doses, because your DHEA is guaranteed to be zero. ... (17 replies)
... don't know enough about how to treat low testosterone in men. Testosterone therapy can raise estrogen levels which is desired, but estrogen can go to high in T therapy. In men estrogen is usually ignored. ... (5 replies)
... linked" result runs the gammet of both men and women. Know I know that "gonads" deal with the men! ... (5 replies)
... Mark, I am concerned about the HIGH dose of hydrocortisone you are taking. Did you have a ACTH stim test to confirm you have addisons? ... (16 replies)




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