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Jun 10, 2004
... Okay, I bought the pregnenolone and have been taking it for about three days. ... (6 replies)
... In response to your DHEA question, my doctor has prescribed Pregnenolone 30mg because she says that straight DHEA can create too much testosterone for women and that Pregnenolone is safer for us. ... (7 replies)
... LH still convert extra DHEA to Estradiol, or would that throw my whole theory out the window? ... (31 replies)

... Techs ASI test through my internist, she started me on a similarly low dose of cortef, along with DHEA and pregnenolone. ... (4 replies)
... Did they test your DHEA levels when you had your cortisol and Testosterone levels checked, usually it is checked the same time. ... (88 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 7, 2007
... MaryAnn, Hi, have you noticed if your hair is falling out or your face is getting more hair. I'm just wondering, because my endo told me that DHEA would do this, and it really scared me. Of course he said it wouldn't do it any worse than the steriods would, that was real comforting. ... (24 replies)
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... was low too. So...without testosterone and DHEA its no wonder I'm still half dead. Those are your AGRESSIVE fighting hormones. You need those to feel like you can take on the world. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks, ChrisJ and others who responded to my earlier emails when I was trying to find a dr to order some tests for adrenal insufficiency. Finally received the results of the 24 hr saliva test, and here they are: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. 10 (range 13-24) 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m. 7 ( 5-10) 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 5 ( 3-8 )... (3 replies)
... I have read that President Kennedy (famous Addisonian) was also on a regimen of Testosterone, in addition to his other medications. In researching this for my son, I have also read that some with Addisons occasionally supplement with pregnenolone or DHEA - but with caution. I hope that you are regularly seeing an Endocrinologist, and these test results and questions... (1 replies)
... I am beginning to think that I may have an adrenal issue along with the hashi’s I was dx with. I have been told that my thyroid tests are normal, but I continue to suffer from horrible fatigue, no motivation, and no libido. I've had other symptoms in past that now in hindsight make me think adrenals...hand tremor (in one hand only) a couple of times...intermittent dull ache... (2 replies)
... That's exactly how I feel. Wake up late, drag all day at work and then feel pretty good at night. I've been taking DHEA and Pregnenolone to support my adrenals but they don't seem to be doing anything. Will you please post here how the Cortisol works for you when you give it enough time? ... (16 replies)
... It looks like you and I have similar results compared to our normal ranges. I've been taking DHEA and Pregnenolone though since my doctor won't prescribe Cortisol. It looks like it caused my T3 to drop so I increased my Armour. ... (16 replies)
... They haven't done the Pregnenolone or Aldosterone tests. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks kmatthew. Yes, I'm on 180mg Armour thyroid, 45mg cortef, 0.15 fludro, 120mg pregnenolone, plus sublingual (spray) DHEA... on the high end of all of those, from what I can tell, but still at the edge of fatigue and certainly lack of stamina. Still trying to build that, but slowly. I overdid it the last couple of days and was unable to push the exercise biking this... (4 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 22, 2007
... DIAL/Nick, how are you doing? It's been a month or so. Hope you're still able to hang in there. Regarding the salt recommendations, let me vote for that too. I still have trouble drinking salt water, so I add it to my food (which I never did for 30 years) and take salt tablets with meals. Along the lines of what earlier posters state, the carbs often call me, and when salt... (88 replies)
... nt should fast 12 hours before the test which should be done before 10 am, but as close to 7 am as possible. If the patient is already on a glucocorticoid, DHEA, pregnenolone or adrenal extract supplement, they should be off of these for at least 2 weeks after safely weaning. ... (7 replies)
... ense than most I have come across. First he wants to get my thyroid problem under control better and is changing me from thyroxine to Armour and adding in DHEA, pregnenolone and fish oil. ... (3 replies)
... Hi. I am a 40-year-old female and have been previously diagnosed with hypopituitarism but there isn't a tumor involved and so it is presumed to be due to lymphocytic hypophysitis. I have been on thyroid meds for 20 years for hypothyroidism, diagnosed with hyperprolactinemia about 12 years ago, for awhile my LH/FSH were suppressed and I was deficient in all sex hormones and... (1 replies)
... Hi to all, I've had hypertension ( inherited), since I was in my 20's. I only needed to start on BP pills about 10 years ago, when I was in my 40's. Now I find that when my alternative MD added in some super B's, my BP shot up, even when I increased my BP meds. He claims it is due to his super complete formulation of all of the B's that gets the adrenals working, so... (0 replies)

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