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... I personally take dhea, progesterone and pregnenolone. I also have lymes and my lyme doc said I'm preg deficient. My guess is because of the addisons. I think the progesterone and preg help me most (2 replies)
... Furthermore I've read about Pregnenolone and Progesterone which, as I understand it, I'm also "missing" due to failure of ACTH stimulation of cholesterol to Pregnenolone. ... (2 replies)
... So if you supplement with just pregnenolone it can skip converting to progesterone and just become cortisol. ... (2 replies)

... Started treatment on 2006 with a 5.1 TSH. Obtained old medical records, saw I was 4.5 in 1995.....:mad: Started on 50 mcg. Dr said i "was in range" with a 2.9 TSH after 2 months. Went to new dr, went up to 100 mcg thyroxine. Wanted to try armour, went to new dr. Switched to 45 mg. Then had ER visit. Struggled from mid summer last year till Dec to optimize, and ended up... (2 replies)
... izes in reproductive endocrinology. She wants to have some related hormone tests performed, and I don't want to mess up the validity of results. I am taking 5 mg pregnenolone MWF, and have been for a month. Prior to that on another drs advice, I was taking 10 mg DHEA MWF, but then decided to go back to Pregnenolone. ... (2 replies)
... Wow! This is a lot. How did they start you with thyroid meds.. at what level? Have they done an uptake scan or biopsy. By your antibodies you are negative for Hashimoto's.. but there is a chance of false negatives. As to the rest... wow.. that is a lot. PTH is good suggesting that the paratyroids are functioning even if the thyroid is not. You need to back off... (2 replies)
... 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. ... (18 replies)
... 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. ... (31 replies)
... or Pregnenolone is that considered "adrenal fatigue? ... (1 replies)
... When are you taking your pregnenolone and DHEA? ... (16 replies)
... My DHEA levels were high due to PCOS. My cortisol was in the pits. I tried the DHEA route and would have tried the pregnenolone, but my IM noted that all my pregnenolone was being filtered into DHEA, estrogen, and testosterone. As a result supplementing pregnenolone did not help me.. only cortisol did. ... (16 replies)
... is High, but my Pregnenolone is Low. ... (31 replies)
... Since Pregnenolone is the "mother hormone" for all the other steroids, and since my Total Cholesterol or LDL's aren't too high, I assume normal generation of Pregnenolone. ... (31 replies)
... I've seen at least a thousand acth stims with serum acth over the years I've been doing this and never seen the combo of values you have. Your stim suggests secondary AI. I've never seen a secondary (going by a stim that doubled or more from a low value) with serum acth greater than 43. I've never seen a primary who doubled or more on the stim. I look for upper 40's to low... (31 replies)
More questions
Jun 10, 2004
... Also, if you do use pregnenolone I would also recommend that your use a sublingal form, if you can get it. This form doesn't have to be processed through your liver. ... (6 replies)
... You must feel awful! If your doctor knew to take these tests, then hopefully he is good and can guide you well. Please post an update. Because of the particular hormones with rock bottom numbers, you appear to be VERY low in 5-alpha reductase enzyme. Your DHT is also probably very low. There is a specific genetic disorder related to this (referred to as 5-alpha reductase... (5 replies)
... As to normal cholesterol.. normal pregnenolone production. This is a base assumption assuming that the mechanism creating the pregnenolone is behaving properly. ... (31 replies)
... that state that low Pregnenolone is a marker for Hypopituitarism? ... (31 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Sep 22, 2007
... Good morning DIAL, I don't know how far you can get with this, or how fast, without med insurance. Ouch! 1. You've got to get the candida under control. Diet will get you only so far... you'll probably need some anti-fungal(s) too. But as mentioned by others, cut out not only the sugars but also simple carbs, which are converted quickly to sugar. Stick to eggs, peanut... (88 replies)
Low Dose Acth
Dec 16, 2004
... reacting at times. So I'm going to begin pregnenolone and cortef for treatment. ... (4 replies)




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