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Dhea vs. Spironolactone for Endocrine Disorder

Dhea

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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Dhea vs. Spironolactone

263 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
much DHEA and testosterone. There are some great posts on...
...your surgery? Just wondering, as high DHEA is one symptom ...make too much DHEA and testosterone. There are some great posts on this ...testosterone levels is to take spironolactone... you ...
LH and a DHEA sulfate and all the results came back normal...
...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...
my dhea is high, but all other hormones are normal. my endo...
...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...
I also have DHEA-s levels on the high end of normal. I'm...
...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...
ways. When I was on it, my DHEA went down a lot...
...& 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...
(dhea) and have been experiencing the burning, itching and...
...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...
and DHEA. I used it and it REALLY helped my endo....
...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...
DHEA and Pregnenalone to the \"wrong\" things. Something...
...I upped my DHEA-S, I started converting it ...for them to convert DHEA and Pregnenalone to the \"wrong\" things. Something to keep in mind as you up DHEA and lower Testosterone. Would...
spiro my DHEA's were normal but I didn't have my cortisol...
...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 ...
to drop through spiro, weight loss, and diet, but haven't...
Mine falls out too. Spironolactone is supposed to help with ...out. I have managed to get my testosterone an DHEA-s to drop through spiro, weight loss, and diet, but haven't seen any new growth....
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