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... 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)
... if you take replacement doses of prednisone or hydrocortisone 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)
Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... Fourthly, because you are taking replacement levels of hydrocortisone, your DHEA levels will be near zero. ... (5 replies)

... has had 4 miscarriages. She had levels checked and it came back with high DHEA. Not just a little high, but very elevated. They put her on prednisone to help. She isn't getting answers why. They just said maybe stress. ... (6 replies)
... ragged about and would be forced to nap in the afternoons with my son. I also would pass out early in the evenings. I had NO energy before taking cortisol. My DHEA levels were high due to PCOS. My cortisol was in the pits. ... (16 replies)
... I've been posting the same question about high DHEA. I'm a 43 yo woman. I went to the doctor thinking I had a thyroid issue. ... (6 replies)
... early morning. Even assuming that the high is greater than my midnight level, it still probably would not fall within the range expected at early morning. ... (10 replies)
DHEA problems?
Oct 3, 2005
... told her that whenever certain pollens were high I just felt incredibly tired and I had difficulty thinking. This wasn't all the time, but enough days of the month that it was affecting my quality of life. ... (20 replies)
... Diane, Sorry to hear that you aren't feeling well. My endo also recommended that I take DHEA, but with my Cortef and pregnenolone. I also like you, am afraid to take it. I asked him is it would make my hair fall out and grow hair on my face, and the only reply I got was "not any worse than the cortef will" that was not encouraging! I read that if you are going to take it you... (10 replies)
... Since I have a high DHEA, would you recommend a ACTH Stim test? ... (0 replies)
... what does high levels of dhea in blood mean (0 replies)
... what do high blood levels of dhea mean? ... (0 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... If you've got high levels of DHEA, T3, T4 I'd just consider your urine concentrated, if it fits in with a pattern of other things being on the high side. ... (14 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)
... If you are on replacement steroids then you will be deficient in DHEA. DHEA has many potential benefits including improved exercise capacity and improved immunity. ... (6 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)
Stress
Feb 20, 2004
... The endocrinologist I am seeing now has me on 5mg of prednisone 1 of fludrocortisone and 25 of dhea a day. And I take calcium citrate as a dietary supplement. There are different types of addisons. ... (9 replies)
... I am wondering if anyone out there with AD is taking DHEA or has tried it? ... (10 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)
High potassium
Aug 26, 2010
... f hydrocortisone to give me a "boost" and I do feel a bit better. I sincerely hope you find out what is going on. May I add that low cortisol can contribute to high levels of anxiety, so you might find when you regulate your cortisol levels, you may not feel as anxious and as a result, no longer need your anti anxiety meds. ... (10 replies)


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