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What are the pros and cons of taking dhea for a teenager?

What are the pros and cons of taking dhea for a teenager?

Conns: You should not take anything affecting growth in a growing teenager with out consulting an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Dhea (Definition)

Dhea= dihydroepiandrosterone ...Read more


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Is taking DHEA dangerous or have side effects for men over the age of 30?

Is taking DHEA dangerous or have side effects for men over the age of 30?

No: Generally it is safe. It is a hormone, however, so I recommend you only use under the advice and supervision of a doctor trained in age management medicine. ...Read more

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DHEA 25 mg is taking 3 times a day. During Ramadan ( Fasting month) if it is taken 2 times per day, then is it a problem?

Why are you: taking DHEA? How are you judging whether it is helping any current medical problem. DHEA is converted to cortisone, estrogen or testosterone -- and you don't have any way to tell your body which one to convert to. Also, most of the DHEA pills don't have much true DHEA in them. Save your money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Does taking a dhea improve health?

No: Nearly every study on dhea-s supplements has failed to find a consistent benefit. ...Read more

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Are there any sude effects of taking dhea supplement, I have low testosteran count.

Are there any sude effects of taking dhea supplement, I have low testosteran count.

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 physician. Anything that mimics testosterone can tell your testes that they do not need to make much testosterone. ...Read more

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Is there an validity to taking coq10 and dhea for 3-4 months. Improving oocyte quality?

Is there an validity to  taking  coq10 and dhea for 3-4 months. Improving  oocyte quality?

Not proven: There is no good quality evidence to support this claim. Some doctors do believe it, and it might possibly turn out to be true, but it's all speculative at this time. ...Read more

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Im 36y/o, ttc>8mos, amh=0.4. Thinking of taking dhea. How effective is it & how common r the side efx ?

Not effective: It is not proven effective in any way for fertility and I do not recommend it; this is largely a popular internet 'urban legend.'. ...Read more

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What does high dheas mean?

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 need to discuss this with your MD. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have high dhea?

Some: there are many effective treatments see an OB/GYN are endocrinologist ...Read more