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Endocrine diseases are disorders of the endocrine system. The branch of medicine associated with endocrine disorders is known as endoc...
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Clomid 1,867 Metformin 1,225 Testosterone 758
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Other name: Aldactone (Aldactone)
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5-Dehydroepiandrosterone (5-DHEA) is a 19-carbon endogenous steroid hormone. It is the major secretory steroidal product of the adrenal glands and is also produced by the gonads and the brain. DHEA is the most abundant circulating steroid in human...
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Spironolactone (marketed under the trade names Aldactone, Novo-Spiroton, Aldactazide, Spiractin, Spirotone, Verospiron or Berlactone) is a diuretic and is used as an antiandrogen.It is a synthetic 17-lactone drug...
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Dhe
Hair Loss
7
Anxiety
5
Infertility
3
Loss Of Libido
3
Spotting
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Bloating
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Irritability
2
Hot Flashes
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Insulin Resistance
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Nausea
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Depression
8
Weight Gain
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Weight Loss
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Tiredness
5
Itching
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Dizzy
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Allergies
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Weakness
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5-Dehydroepiandrosterone (5-DHEA) is a 19-carbon endogenous steroid hormone. It is the major secretory steroidal product of the adrenal glands and is also produced by the gonads and the brain. DHEA is the most abundant circulating steroid in human...
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Spironolactone (marketed under the trade names Aldactone, Novo-Spiroton, Aldactazide, Spiractin, Spirotone, Verospiron or Berlactone) is a diuretic and is used as an antiandrogen.It is a synthetic 17-lactone drug...
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" ...an anti-androgen? I had an FSH and an LH and a DHEA sulfate and all the results came back normal so I ...for her who may switch me to Yasmin, but do you think Spiro is good for me still? I'm 21... "

" ...dhea is high, but all other hormones are normal. my endo and ...it may be idiopathic -- no cause. if there's no cause, i'm not sure if you can do anything to reduce the dhea levels. you can take... "

" ...DHEA-s levels on the high end of normal. I'm on 100 mg of spiro which has just about eliminated my acne and completely eliminated facial hair, but I don't think it's strong enough to tackle... "

" ...& vice versa and spironolactone blocks this pathway. Plus it is a so-so competitor at hair follicles against DHT. It works in several ways. When I was on it, my DHEA went down a lot... "

" ...have high androgen levels (dhea) and have been experiencing the burning, itching and prickly sensations ...colored. I used Rogaine and had ...that and am now just on spiro and yasmin. A... "

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" ...does anything for testosterone and DHEA. I used it and it REALLY helped my endo. It somewhat ...but now I am on spiro and I am not ...if it will inhibit the spiro's action or vice versa. I... "

" ...taking spiro my DHEA's were normal but I didn't have my ...6 months of spiro. I was even going to up to 200mg of spiro until I got my lab results back. SOOO I quit taking spiro altogether even ... "

" Elevated DHEA-S and Elevated Prolactin Hi, I ...elevated prolactin. This is awful as the DHEA has caused severe male pattern baldness ...have grown back hair using either spiro or fluta. ... "

" ...here and am a little confused! I had ...was normal but DHEA was super high. Some of my symptoms are acne(body&face),oily skin and ...much worse! Would spiro be helpful for me o... "

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" ...doc just added spironolactone 100 mg twice a day after my DHEA came back super ...3 days. The spiro makes me get super hot, super easy and sweat like Chris Farley...it's awesome. The Accutane... "

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