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... what does high levels of dhea in blood mean (0 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)
... I have PCOS, hypothyroid being treated, and have had high levels of DHEA in my labs for years. My prior endo doc thought it was one of the symptoms of PCOS. ... (0 replies)

DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... DHEA output is normally controlled by the pitutiary. It puts out ATCH which stimulates both cortisol and DHEA output from a small area above the kidneys. Those two hormones normally rise and fall together. ... (14 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)
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)
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)
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)
DHEA problems?
Oct 3, 2005
... Carrielynn or others, What was your initial problems that they done this kind of testing for, like your symptoms?? I did have extremely high levels of DHEA about 3-4 years ago, she indicated that I may have like I guess adrenal exhaustion and I may need meds like you all take? I am prone to get Addison's or Cushings from this. So I was just wondering what your symptoms... (20 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)
... I found out that I had high DHEA levels a couple of weeks ago. My Dr. ... (6 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 12, 2004
... The hormone ATCH controls both the DHEA and cortisol levels. The fact you have high DHEA and low corisol is not normal. You need to investigate the cause of the excess DHEA. ... (14 replies)
What is DHEA?
May 2, 2008
... cortisol because DHEA can counteract some bad effects of cortisol. ... (2 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)
... 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)
... My DHEA is low normal.. ... (31 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)
... 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)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... Yep, you got it right. DHEA does not have a feedback loop, the body seems to rely on cortisol for that. And yes, taking prednisone will cut off your DHEA supply and produce a deficiency. ... (14 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... There's no feedback from DHEA levels, right? ... (14 replies)


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