So i just got my lab work back and my Free T3, Cortisol and DHEA. My doctor wants to put me on supplements, but i'm not too keen on the idea. Has anyone increased these without having to take supplementation? What are hacks that can help... (more)
Hey Everybody, So I had a blood test done recently and everything but my DHEA and SHBG levels came back all right. My doc told me since my adrenals are functioning alright it doesn't even matter that my DHEA levels are low. My SHBG levels... (more)
I got the most expensive blood test you can do from WellnessFX which pretty much tested a whole array of things. I am 23 years old. I have had whacky sex drive, sometimes to where I'm super horny and other times to where I'm not... (more)
I have been dealing with some off and on anxiety. I was wondering if it would be a good thing to try out? I would say I eat pretty damn paleo all the time with minor slips usually once every 2-3 weeks. My anxiety will kick in randomly Ive even... (more)
Hello All, Question regarding Spironolactone (aldactone) I have been on this for my skin for quite a long time and it was recently brought to my attention that it is one of the reasons I am not seeing results from my training, as it is... (more)
I am considering supplementing with 25mg of dhea for a variety of reasons. I am 47, perimenapausal, on low dose birth control to help with some hormone related issues, had an ablation a few months ago to rid uterus of cysts and fibroids. While... (more)
Lately I've been researching DHEA as a treatment for anxiety and chronically elevated cortisol levels. But what I'm also finding is that it's an effective treatment for many cases of depression that are resistant to conventional treatments. I... (more)
i'm low on dhea and i used it (only 25mg 50 IS A LOT) and it gave me acne..i guess it bumped teh testosterone too much, not sure. i do not think we should be giving kids hormones.
About a year ago I did an ASI test and was diagnosed with adrenal fatigue. Along the way, more blood work showed that I had really low DHEA levels. I've been working with an integrative health practitioner and have really made good headway with my... (more)
I've decide to supplement DHEA 50mg daily based on my test results. I'm post/menopausal and my levels are characteristically low. Anyone have any information on what I can expect in terms of effects? Are they noticeable? Also how often should I... (more)
Fairly quickly. Within a week. Better verbal fluency, greater sense of well-being were effects I noticed. Make sure to get blood tests down the road to adjust dosage up/down.
A little over a year ago when I began Paleo I visited a internist and preventative medicine doctor regarding Adrenal Fatigue. Among other suggestions, he had me start taking 25mg DHEA and 3 TG-100 Glandular's... (more)
I eat a very low carb diet and have been having issues with weight fluctuations and a layer of abdominal fat that wont reduce. My Dr (Dr. Cowan) in the Bay Area suggested getting a DHEA-S test. Got the results back and the level is at 148 and the... (more)
5??-Androstane-3??, 17??-Diol Glucuronide, Serum (by LabCorp) I am a man 71yo, 5'9" 160#, since 2003 on testosterone replacement. As years go by, I discover and supplement other steroid hormones. Doing relatively good, recently eliminated thyroid... (more)
If anyone has taken this supplementation and had test before and after or if you can find a study/article on this; can supplementation for a temporary amount of time help the adrenals start producing it? My DHEA-s levels are 166 which is low for... (more)
For me, it seemed to work for me. I started DHEA supplementation (vitamin shoppe brand) in June, when i found my DHEA-s level to be 161 ug/dl (low, and im 41 years old.) After 6 months of taking it, my December test just came in at 298 ug/dl. I... (more)