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Doctor insights on: Dhea Diminishes Ovarian Reserve

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Can dhea help for low ovarian reserve?

Can dhea help for low ovarian reserve?

No: Dhea is metabolized to cortisone, estrogen and testosterone -- and you can't control which one is goes to. Also, there is no medical indication to take it in the first place, and most of the dhea supplements have little dhea in them. Don't get your medical advice from tv or the internet! ...Read more

Dhea (Definition)

Dhea= dihydroepiandrosterone ...Read more


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50 yr old F, total Testosterone is 51, T Free 12.6, DHEA normal. Doctor is concerned about Ovarian Tumor. Are age and levels indicative of OC?

50 yr old F, total Testosterone is 51, T Free 12.6, DHEA normal. Doctor is concerned about Ovarian Tumor.  Are age and levels indicative of OC?

Testosterone: Testosterone levels usually start dropping around the time of menopause. The DHEA was ordered to help exclude adrenal growths. Your PCOs can cause a mild elevation in both total and free testoterone. ...Read more

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What is does dhea stand for?

What is does dhea stand for?

DHEA: Dihydroepiandrosterone. There are many articles about this on the internet and nothing that should really worry you. On-line just type in DHEA. ...Read more

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How to reduce DHEA levels naturally.

DHEA: If your DHEA is normal please don't do anything. If it is high or low please see an Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is high DHEA levels high for a women bad?

Is high DHEA levels high for a women bad?

Adrenal androgen: Hi. DHEA is an adrenal androgen. Do you have male pattern hair growth and/or irregular periods? If you're not taking DHEA, your elevation is coming from your adrenals. This can be seen in some types of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome, and other rarer adrenal problems. I suggest you see an endocrinologist for a proper evaluation including diagnostic tests. Good luck! ...Read more

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Just found out that my dhea sullfate is high at 310 what could this mean?

Labs vary: but usually the normal range is from approx.12-535 for females, so probably nothing to worry about. There are a variety of medications and medical syndromes that can lead to elevated dheas, most commonly PCOS. Discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Can dhea boost your energy?

Doubt it: Dhea has been used for many things: increase libido, increase hair and increase energy. The studies are not too convincing. I doubt it. ...Read more

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Is dhea in a feedback loop?

Is dhea in a feedback loop?

While ACTH: Can stimulate dhea production, the exact mechanism of dhea regulation is unknown. Beware of junk you read on the internet re: dhea and it's significance in medical disease or use as a therapy. It is metabolized to estrogen, testosterone or cortisone -- and you can't control which it's converted into. Stay away from dhea supplements, most don't have much active ingredient anyway. ...Read more