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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Adrenal disease?: Dhea is the precursor to sex hormones (estrogen and testosterone). Testosterone is also released by the testes, and estrogen is also released by the ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Anyone: Dehydroepiandosterone (DHEA) is a precursor for androgens (e.g. testosterone) estrogens. Levels decrease after age 30. In 25-100mg/day dosing, it is ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
You can take it but.: Dhea can be bought in certain stores selling vitamins and nutritional supplements and it will raise your blood level. Problem is very few studies sho ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Male hormone: DHEAS is a weak androgen (male hormone) produced by your adrenal gland. Excess levels can cause abnormal hair growth and problems with ovulation. You ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Some: there are many effective treatments see an OB/GYN are endocrinologist
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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DHEA: Dihydroepiandrosterone. There are many articles about this on the internet and nothing that should really worry you. On-line just type in DHEA.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Uncertain at most: If levels of dhea decline with age, can replacing the hormone reverse aging in humans? Nobody knows for sure. In studies, laboratory animals given dhe ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dangerous: Its not regulated and ive seen many people feel better for a while then much worse. There are many natural poisons out there.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Limited use: Dhea is a steroid hormone manufactured by adrenal glands. It is involved in many processes. What growth are you wondering about - fetal development ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Theoretically you can develop an allergy to any substance, even if taken for a long period of time.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: In women dhea peaks after the 20s and slowly declines. In premenopausal women dhea is made 50/50 in the ovary and adrenal glands. Blood levels measure ... Read More

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