... I'm hoping someone will be able to shed some light or have gone through something similar. In short, my FSH levels have skyrocketed, I just turned 39, and haven't had a period in 10 months. My doctor says 2 more months and I'll have gone through menopause. ... (0 replies)
... supplements I take do not account for the high levels of Dhea, that I need a Cat scan with contrast to check for tumors. ... (0 replies)
... The blank, emotionless feeling you describe is called anhedonia, it's very common in chronic major depression and Bipolar.
IT IS NOT PERMANENT.
Ever have to reboot your computer after a crash? That's what anhedonia is, your brain rebooting.
As for the high DHEA level - YES it might be the cause your new depressive symptoms! You need to see a really good... (18 replies)
... years ago I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, had an uptake which found hot nodules. So, a partial thyroidectomy was done. Have had my levels checked every 6 months since and was never put on medication. ... (0 replies)
... I have history of elevated testosterone levels but this is the first time my DHEA level was drawn. It was a fasting level done on day 2 of my menstrual cycle. ... (6 replies)
... My doctor, a natropath is giving me various supplements but I'm afraid I should check this out with an endocrinologist. My insulin levels, glucose levels etc. were WNL. ... (8 replies)
... Acne is a hormonal disorder. It's primarily caused by elevated free testosterone and secondarily by elevated insulin. The testosterone stimulates activity and insulin turbo charges the process by increasing sebum production. ... (8 replies)
... Elevated cortisol levels usually indicate increased ACTH stimulus. When this elevation is coupled with normal DHEA levels, then a divergence in steroid output has occurred. ... (14 replies)
... all when docs are doing guesswork instead of diagnostics. It may be the neck muscle pain is related to the Cortisone levels too. Oiy! ... (9 replies)
... When I picked up the labslip, it indicated that my Estardiol and Progesterone were normal, I have elevated free testosterone. ... (9 replies)
... but her DHEA is 2000. She is going for a CT on friday to check her Adrenal Gland. They think something could be there !! I AM SO SCARED !! Doese anyone have any input? ... (2 replies)
... c my periods were really irregular, but turns out my blood pressure is too high so I can't be on it. They think my hormone levels are what's making it so high. Which of course, just gives me another thing to freak out about. ... (5 replies)
... at this point i am still convinced there has to be something wrong to make these levels high. ... (5 replies)
... I'm in a similar situation as you are - just did my blood tests and I have really high DHEA-S levels. According to my Endo, these are possibilities ...
2. Late Onset Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
3. Cushings Syndrome
4. Adrenal Tumor
Good luck getting a diagnosis and treatment! (5 replies)
... FSH levels as well. ... (5 replies)
... Anyone know what kinds of conditions would make a female have elevated levels of testosterone and dhea? ... (5 replies)
... S, and minorly elevated Testosterone. ... (1 replies)
... dL. Ovarian cysts can alter hormone levels. But of course it could be an adrenal issue. Some medications can cause an elevated result. ... (3 replies)
... Good vitamin D levels help your cortisol levels which in turn helps your thyroid levels. It's all interconnected. ... (7 replies)
... I had the full thryoid hormone panel and everything was ok except for a slightly elevated TSH which I think is related to the adrenal problem. ... (7 replies)