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... I have not been diagnosed yet with Addison's, but my endo doc will be testing me with the ACTH Stim test next week. ... (0 replies)
... ms in my throat! When I went to Australia on vacation I asked 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 feel debilitated and just received my 24 hour saliva test results. ... (0 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Dhea level high
Jan 13, 2006
... If someone were to have a high dhea level "going by saliva test here" does this mean they are on the verge of adrenal burnout? ... (11 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)
... Thank you so much for your comments. I was in fact hoping you do because I saw your expert comments to others. No I do not take DHEA supplements but I did buy some before the stress test and was waiting for confirmation my DHEA was low in order to consume DHEAS. ... (1 replies)
... Hi there...I know how frustrating it is to not get answers. I have been suffering too. With high DHEA, very low potassium, high renin and aldosterone. ... (6 replies)
... yet.....I went to the urologic onocologist for my second opinion. He said he was going to have his radiologist read my CT and US films. I also took him my saliva test results and all my other labs that I have had done. He consulted with an endo on this, and the endo said to have me do a alpha hydroxy progesterone test. ... (7 replies)
... normal and DHEA well above normal. ... (3 replies)
... Hi all, I'm new here. I'd like to give my opinion. Van, your testosterone looks low. Was that a free or total test? Was LH and FSH done? Your cortisol saliva being below range for half the day, looks to me like your adrenals are very fatigued. Ask your doc for an ACTH stimulation test. If you get cortisol replacement that might bring down your DHEAS. "TSH 1.32... (5 replies)
... I'm no Doctor, But like yours self my potassium levels are low also my Vitamin D levels were none existent at one stage MY BP is now very high which use to be low,. if all your electero imbalances are out of whack your going to feel so ill.. ... (7 replies)
... pigmentation, you could still have secondary adrenal insufficiency as this presents with low ACTH. The high ACTH in Addison's causes the pigmentation, so if you had a low ACTH then this would not cause a tan. ... (4 replies)
... I've read an Endo guide from a reference lab (Q**** Diagnostics), and it looks like for people with healthy adrenals their cortisol goes up even until the 90 min draw. Does the fact that my 90 min reading almost goes back down to my baseline show just how empty my adrenal reserves are? Also, is my ACTH really that high, or is it just saying my Pit knows I need more... (5 replies)
... Could someone please tell me what it might mean to have lowish cortisol in a 24 hour urine test, lowish ACTH and elevated DHEAS? I have also recently been diagnosed with Hashimoto's but have fairly low FT4 and FT3 with a normal TSH. 24 hr Urine cortisol excretion was 81 nmol/d (54 -319) ACTH 3.2pmol/L (0.1 - 12.0) IGF-1 13 (11-29) DHEAS 13.4 umol/L... (0 replies)
... te to the information that you find. Schmidt's Syndrome is an autoimmune disease which effects the endorcrine organs. Ask your doctor to check you for it. If the test comes back negative it does not mean that you don't have it. Schmidt's Syndrome is diagnosed when you have problems in multiple endocrine organs at one time. ... (7 replies)


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