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by 2565 · 31 minutes ago

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)

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holly_1 0 · January 03, 2012 at 5:07 PM

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.

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by 144 · 32 minutes ago

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)

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grace 0 · December 07, 2011 at 3:33 AM

After the 'intense interval' work do you feel tired? Trouble sleeping that night? Faster than normal heart rate the next day?? If yes, the intensity is too excessively high and pooping out the adrenals... You must consider no intensity, no... (more)

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by 410 · 34 minutes ago

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)

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Daniel_Kirsner 0 · November 16, 2011 at 3:49 AM

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.

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by 871 · October 22, 2014 at 3:57 AM

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)

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JON_19 0 · May 03, 2013 at 8:49 AM

"Even applied topically it effects the entire body." Can you show me a study that prove that ? It do not effect the whole body if applied topical. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3411088 (more)

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by 697 · October 22, 2014 at 3:54 AM

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)

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Scott_Noteboom 0 · December 19, 2012 at 1:18 AM

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)

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by 3501 · October 22, 2014 at 3:39 AM

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)

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Dragonfly 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Sorry I can't help with the DHEA. I imagine that you might be estrogen-dominant, from your symptoms. Bio-identical progesterone may be a better bet than the BCPs (which contain synthetic progestins that don't work in the body in the same way... (more)

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by 10 · October 22, 2014 at 3:23 AM

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)

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Dorado_Galore 0 · November 02, 2011 at 5:39 AM

I don't know the answer to this question .. but I do know it is a damn smart one, informed and educated and, heck, the kind of thing I sign on to this space to read about and explore. I happen to be more than passingly interested in matters... (more)

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by 974 · October 22, 2014 at 3:10 AM

Does anyone take DHEA regularly? If so what brand and how has it helped or hindered?

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TheOriginalKaz 0 · March 15, 2011 at 1:24 AM

Generally speaking, DHEA supplementation is not looked upon as favorably as it seemed to be a decade or so ago. One of the biggest proponents, Dr. Ray Sahelian (who wrote a book on the potential advantages of supplementing this hormone) has in... (more)

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by 5 · October 21, 2014 at 4:30 AM

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)

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by 258 · October 21, 2014 at 3:59 AM

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)

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metta 0 · July 28, 2012 at 2:23 PM

I searched the internet and found this information from Medline Plus. Normal blood levels of DHEA-sulfate can differ by sex and age. Typical normal ranges for females are: Ages 18 - 19: 145 - 395 ug/dL Ages 20 - 29: 65 - 380 ug/dL Ages 30 - 39:... (more)

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by 88 · October 20, 2014 at 3:55 AM

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)

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Elizabeth_12 0 · April 07, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Hi, I was suffering from terrible anxiety and insomnia until very recently. I tried EVERYTHING - I read Julia Ross's Mood Cure and every online resource I could find, I tried magnesium, GABA, 5HTP, carbs before bed, more exercise, less exercise,... (more)

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by 5768 · October 20, 2014 at 3:19 AM

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)

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The_Quilt 0 · August 22, 2011 at 3:04 PM

Your doc needs to transition you to adaptogens.....easy enough.

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by 661 · October 17, 2014 at 3:35 AM

any women here have success with dhea supplements? side note, i've read about benefits with very low doses like 5mg

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