I hope someone can help offer me some kind of advice. I have symptoms of PCOS like bad hormonal acne and hair thinning. So I went to the OBGYN, and they did blood work which confirmed that I have abnormally high DHEA-S levels (a male sex hormone). He said the only way to lower these levels is through taking birth control pills with higher estrogen to counter the androgens and help with the acne and possible PCOS. I have tried Yasmin, Ortho-Tri-Cyclen, Ortho-Tri-Cyclen Lo, and various others and they all killed my sex drive. I am supposed to get married in a few months...the bad acne and hair issues on top of having no sex drive make me feel so awful about myself. So I tried another anti-androgen, Spironolactone. It caused me to have very low blood pressure and depression. I am sorry for the long post, but wanted to explain things properly. How can I lower these DHEA-S levels without bc pills? Is there anything I can even do? Please help me...View Thread
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