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... I have found that I am competitive and competition is good for me so during the summers I still play softball in two adult leagues. I also started taking DHEA which can be found on the vitamin isles of your stores at the reccomendation of my doctor. It has been a wonderful find. ... (4 replies)
Feb 3, 2004
... Right now I take 0.1 of fludrocortisone and 25mg of dhea in the morning with my thyroid medicine. And 0. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you Heather. I am taking 0.1 of fludrocortisone right now, along with 0.5 of prednisone and 25 mg dhea.... I do feel alot better from when I was diagnosed in November. I was pretty far gone and ended up in the hospital in adrenal crisis...dehydrated with a blood pressure of 80/37. 16 bags of saline and 4 days later I was released. My eyes looked like my eyes again..they... (5 replies)

... Hi: I have been recently diagnosed with Addisons Disease in November of 2003. My story is typical where I wasn't diagnosed until at a very grave point. Two days after diagnosis I ended up in the emergency room in adrenal crisis ... a blood pressure of 80/37 and dehydration. 16 bags of saline later and a short hospital stay I was feeling better and released. I also have... (6 replies)
... I am actually wondering about Cushing's. How out of range do hormones need to be to indicate a potential problem? I don't think my endo even looked at these labs-I was seeing him for thyroid concerns. Can anyone here help me with these numbers? I don't know anything about adrenal hormones. ACTH 9.22 pg/ml normal 10-100 pg/ml cortisol 16.41 ug/ml ... (1 replies)
... Hi to all. I am new here and have been reading some of the old posts. Much of it sounds familiar. Since it is so late this evening and I have driven almost 600 miles in the past 48 hours, I will pick it up tomorrow evening or on the weekend. Suffice to say that I have found a wonderful doc in the Pittsburgh, PA area who has been treating me for almost 3 1/2 years. I... (0 replies)
... and DHEA 281. ... (8 replies)
... he ordered the saliva tests. My melatonin is much higher than normal in the mornings, but goes into normal range by midday and is in normal range at night. My DHEA is within normal range. ... (9 replies)
... Here is the name of the article. You can look it up in MEDLINE or go a medical library in a university to see the whole article. T. Andus, "Patients with refractory Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis respond to dehydroepiandrosterone: a pilot study." Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2003 Feb;17(3):409-14. They concluded that six of the seven patients with Crohn's disease and... (4 replies)
... I have got more information from you than I have from my Doctors and you have listened and not thought I'm crazy. Yes I would very much appreciate that info on DHEA in the Medical Journey. I am off to the Docs again but this time I'm armed with the information you gave me. Wish me luck! ... (4 replies)
... When I first took HC I had to start out at a very low dose, 1mg and worked up to 20 over a period of several days (probably was over a week). Initially started the first day at 5mg and what a mistake as I had an anxiety reaction to it... so next day I started out very low dose by dissolving the HC in a few cc of water! I do just fine on it now. I had to do the same thing... (14 replies)
... from DiagnosTechs lab in Washington state. This is a salivary test which assesses cortisol and DHEA at four times in a 24 hour period. ... (8 replies)
... Just to set the record straight, the adrenal glands produce a large number of hormones including cortisol, DHEA, aldosterone, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. Each of these hormones in turn is used to create other hormones. Although adrenalin does come from the adrenal glands, it is also created in other parts of the body, so even if your adrenal glands weren't working,... (5 replies)
Anxiety, anyone?
Aug 3, 2003
... I am on glandulars and siberian ginseng right now, but my new dr. wants to test my DHEA and pregnenolone. I've been on the glandulars for about two weeks and I am still exhausted and have high anxiety. ... (7 replies)
... ies to treat the adrenal and support the whole body. He ran both the blood and saliva tests before prescribing anything to me. I currently take natural cortisol, DHEA and adrenal glandulars daily to support my adrenals. I get tested periodically to make sure the dose is correct. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Nate - I go to an alternative MD in Chicago who prescribes the natural hormones for me. They have all the supplements and hormones I need at their clinic. After saliva and blood testing it was determined I had adrenal insufficiency - my cortisol levels were pretty bad. I currently take natural cortisol 20 mg daily, DHEA, progesterone cream from a compounding pharmacy,... (5 replies)
... hi aly - I've been taking natural cortisol 20 mg daily (before noon), 25 mg DHEA, natural progesterone cream and 4-6 Adrene Forte caps daily. All were prescribed by my physician who is an MD. He practices mostly alternative but also traditional modalities - he based giving me the above on test results. The adrenal hormone test was the Adrenal Stress Index test, which is a... (25 replies)
... rsome. I don't actually have a diagnosis yet. My new doctor is working on that. I just got a saliva kit that I will be doing tomorrow to check my cortisol and DHEA levels. I can't get the doctor at this point to do an ACTH suppression test. ... (3 replies)
... I've tried DHEA - try a health food store or a GMC. I felt no different on the over-the-counter drug other than I broke out a little. My doctor did stress that I should try it. (7 replies)
... Janis Rafael - I had the same saliva test done (also blood test) and I agree with you completely. My MD prescribed natural cortisol and DHEA for me and it's helped so much with the physical pain and fatigue/exhaustion. (14 replies)

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