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DHEA and Addison's
May 24, 2004
... osts here, particulary by Chris in St. Louis and found them very helpful. I take DHEA, thyroid, and prednisone. There are times I have been able to get off the prednisone and just stay on the DHEA, but when my adrenals get overstressed I have to go back on the prednisone. ... (14 replies)
... and more than anyone that I know with addisons. That is a tremendous amount of meds. I think your also on a very high amount of prednisone too though. Dont quote me on that though as I have never taken pred. I take dexamethesone. I too have had this for almost 28 years I am thirty now. ... (4 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. She has irregular cycles too. ... (6 replies)

... As far as what hormones I'm taking, I am only taking Synthroid 200 mcg. I've never been on any cortef or prednisone so that's not a problem. I should tell you though that ANY medication I have ever had to take requires MUCH HIGHER doses than what most people require. ... (1 replies)
... I see two natural sources. One is OTC: Pregnenolone: From an endocrine functional definition glossery: Pregnenolone is a natural hormone made from cholesterol in the body. Pregnenolone is an intermediate in the synthesis of all steroid hormones. It is synthesized inside the mitochondria, the tiny "power plants" found in each cell. Pregnenolone is synthesized from... (18 replies)
... steroids for that long and it has not affected your bones too much. I was a bit worried about my future and how long before it would affect them. My dad was on Prednisone for a few years due to emphazema and he broke his ribs just rolling over in bed. I am on Cortef and florinef but still sterioids to worry about. ... (35 replies)
... es of illness. To answer your question, I get to feel better very late at night usually after midnight or sometimes around 10pm or so. I have also experimented with drugs on my own. I have read alot online about this stuff. I have tired PREDNISONE, is that what you took? ... (15 replies)
... Sypher7, have you considered Prednisone or tried it before? ... (20 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Addison's about 10 years ago. It took the docs many years to figure out whats I had. I am on two different types of steroids, Prednisone and Flurinef to keep my blood pressure up. ... (4 replies)
... continued. I suspected it might have been my thyroid and being on too much, and for whatever strange reason, it's kicked back in maybe! So, about six weeks ago, with no lab numbers yet, I dropped off one 30mg Armour, bringing me to my current dose of 60mg Armour and 75mg Levoxyl, just to see how I felt. ... (0 replies)
... I was using the hydrocortisone cream with the prednisone last week and I really did feel better. After about 4 days, MY CAT WENT HALF BALD. ... (4 replies)
... day and 100 mg dhea every 8 hrs. It worked for a while along with the Wilson regime. My problem is that DHEA gives me massive yeast infections after a while so I have to lower the dose. ... (1 replies)
... Long term wise, you need to supplement your body with Vitamin D and Calcium, as the Prednisone causes a depletion of the absorbtion of calcium, thus weakening bones and eventually causing osteoporosis. ... (7 replies)
... have lots of problems with blood sugar control, but can't gain a pound. This is extremely hard on my head because we all want to be loved and touched, and I cant imagine it now. ... (13 replies)
... Your son has really been through it and I've never dealt with a situation like his before. ... (12 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)
... d to cut some things out. However, I've been reading about DHEA, and this clearly is one that I should not have cut out, so I'm back on it. However, being that DHEA counteracts cortisol, I'm wondering if this means that more steroids are needed when taking DHEA? ... (13 replies)
... Actually if you take replacement doses of prednisone or hydrocortisone then your body doesn't produce ATCH and can't make cortisol or DHEA. ... (17 replies)
... Anyone with Addison's like your son should be taking DHEA as well because once the adrenals are shut down by taking replacement cortisol this important hormone is also cut off. ... (17 replies)
... mg of hydrocortisone is equivalent to 5 mg of prednisone. The typical starting dose for a female with a mild cortisol deficiency is 10 mg of hydrocorticone at 7 am and 10 mg at noon. ... (4 replies)


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