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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
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 tak ... Read More
Dr. Brad Eilerman
20 years experience Endocrinology
Hormone replacement: Its never a good idea to take a hormone as a supplement unless there is a deficiency. Even in some hormone deficiencies, the drawbacks to replacement ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Hormone Supplements: Yes. It can lower your testosterone farther. One should never be on any kind of hormone booster or supplements without the specific oversight of a phy ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: In women, dhea does convert to a small amount of testosterone. This can promote acne as well as possibly more male pattern hair growth.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinaya Simha
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe, but ineffectiv: If you truly have adrenal insufficiency, dhea alone is not adequate replacement, and you will need additional hormones including glucocorticoids and m ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it could: Dhea could potentially increase your testosterone leading to higher lean body mass and lower fat mass. However, pure dhea might increase your Estradio ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
It can: Not recommended to take dhea.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Adrenal support: Dhea provides precursor for adrenal hormones and improves endurance - for elderly very low dose is needed vs younger adults. It will help them partici ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
24 years experience Endocrinology
Dhea: DHEA is a testosterone precursor.. It doesnt affect blood sugars
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
Not proven: Not scientifically proven or agreed in the medical community.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Your IgA level is..: Your IgA level is normal. I high dhea level is usually associated with good health and longevity. Your fatigue has another cause!

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