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Can a high level dhea cause wgt gain in the abd area? Re 4 dhea test.. pcos, Irregular periods, hair growth(neck, chest, stomach and legs), bone ache

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Dr. Stephen Southard
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In brief: PCOS

If you have PCOS, it's the metabolic syndrome that's driving your weight gain, not the DHEA.
The DHEA causes acne, hair growth where it's not supposed to be, hair loss on the head and heavy/prolonged periods.

In brief: PCOS

If you have PCOS, it's the metabolic syndrome that's driving your weight gain, not the DHEA.
The DHEA causes acne, hair growth where it's not supposed to be, hair loss on the head and heavy/prolonged periods.
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