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... low vit. D, moderate anemia, a ferritin level of 2. I am interested in anyone's opinion on why my doctor thinks my cortisol and DHEA levels are too low when they fall into the normal range. She thinks they should have been higher since I was just stuck by a needle to take the blood. ... (3 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)
... edications that suppress ovarian function, such as oral contraceptives, and those that suppress adrenal function, including glucocorticoids, also reduce androgen levels in women. Oral estrogens, even at low doses, reduce free testosterone by increasing SHBG levels. ... (5 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)
... between the DHEA and Preg, it has been no more than two months. ... (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)
Need DHEA Info
Jan 10, 2005
... I would like to know what dose of DHEA is safe to take? ... (1 replies)
... Be sure they do the ACTH stim test correctly. Keep an eye on your level of DHEA. Not good to get too much. Also some brands of DHEA replacement do not work. ... (22 replies)
... I found out that I had high DHEA levels a couple of weeks ago. My Dr. ... (6 replies)
DHEA problems?
Apr 26, 2005
... having a reaction to the DHEA, I am now taking only 5 drops in the morning. I seem to be doing pretty well with that. He was pretty insistent that I take the DHEA because he said I was low in it. I'm of course worried about longterm use and all that. ... (20 replies)
... I am really worried now that ive started taking thyroid meds which will be increased to 50mg in 6 weeks time. Are my cortisol and dhea results really really low or do you think they will be improved with thyroid meds. Sholud i take an adrenal supplement along side my levo? ... (0 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)
... They did countless tests on me because they could not understand what was wrong with me when the tests came back within the normal range. ... (45 replies)
... You need to back off the pregnenolone. For some reason your not converting the levels sufficiently up the chain.. too much is never good. ... (2 replies)
... ight I get that panicy fight or flight feeling and my body does not calm down for hours, I crave salt and have a sodium level the lowest number considered in the normal range yet I eat salt like crazy. FOr 15 years I have had low blood pressure on and off and lately it has been low 3 times when checked by dr. ... (2 replies)
... I also had a 24hr cortisol urine and the dr sent me an email that it was normal as well. He wants me to come in for a cortisol stim and suppression. ... (2 replies)
... a natropath is giving me various supplements but I'm afraid I should check this out with an endocrinologist. My insulin levels, glucose, estrogen, testosterone levels etc. were WNL. ... (6 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. ... (6 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)
DHEA and Addison's
Dec 11, 2003
... day. Taking megadoses of DHEA is certainly harmful to women and probably for men in the long run. Also DHEA has been associated with heart irregularities, so be careful as you take this hormone. ... (14 replies)




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