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... what does high dhea/sulfate mean? (1 replies)
... Sorry I missed this. My pituitary endos test DHEA sulfate. I am on DHEA as my adrenals were removed. ... (7 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)

... I wasn't sure where to post my question but I thought I would start with a board who dealt with ACTH and Cortisol levels often. I was diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism back in 2003 and in 2009 was diagnosed with Graves Disease. I guess it took a while for the autoimmune to take full effect :( Well most recently my doctor wanted to check my adrenal function. My ACTH came... (0 replies)
... Can't you talk him into a trial of Cortef or Adreset given the border line low cortisol test? Just to see if it helps? I hate the you are normal. Well normal in a statistical Gausian bell curve about a statistal average.. does not mean optimal for you. Have you looked to the Armour physician locator database for a thyroid/endocrine system savvy MD near you. If the mD... (7 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)
... Elevated levels of DHEAS may indicate an adrenocortical tumor, adrenal cancer, or adrenal hyperplasia. Increased levels of DHEAS are not diagnostic of a specific condition; they usually indicate the need for further testing to pinpoint the cause of the hormone imbalance. (1 replies)
... what does your doc have you doing for the high AM Cortisol? ... (6 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)
... nt second opinions. I demanded an ATCH stim test, which I did yesterday and should receive results next week. I am worried though because my stress has been very high lately from all the pain i've been in. Doctor says if test comes back negative we can completely rule out adrenal insufficiency. ... (0 replies)
... The doctor said there were no problems with his adrenals, but they believe he may be in premature puberty because of the high DHEAS. ... (0 replies)
... I am beginning to think that I may have an adrenal issue along with the hashi’s I was dx with. I have been told that my thyroid tests are normal, but I continue to suffer from horrible fatigue, no motivation, and no libido. I've had other symptoms in past that now in hindsight make me think adrenals...hand tremor (in one hand only) a couple of times...intermittent dull ache... (2 replies)
... Armour is a great drug, but it has a very high ratio of T3 (higher than usual in a human) which is not right for everyone so you may do better with a T3/T4 combo including cytomel so you can control how much T3 you get or add T4 to the armour. DHEA sulfate, IGF-1, prolactin, renin, aldosterone, I would ask for and mind you - renin is just as fussy as ACTH - chilled lavender... (17 replies)
... My DHEA is low normal.. ... (31 replies)
... I don't understand how my cortisol levels can be high and aldosterone levels low....also my estrogen and hydroxyprogesterone levels are worrisome to me. Also, why would my ACTH levels drop after being injected? ... (5 replies)
... I don't know about the saliva kits but cortisol and DHEA are produced in different layers of the adrenal gland and perform different functions. ... (2 replies)
... DHEAS levels are normally high in both male and female newborns. They drop sharply shortly after birth, then rise again during puberty. ... (5 replies)
... and people tell me I'm on a really high dose. The doc has already said I will be on it for life. No weaning off. Is my dose too high if I'm responding so well to the treatment? ... (1 replies)




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