DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

Studies Demonstrate Benefits of Life Extension's DHEA Formulation

The article examines two studies which determines the effectiveness of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in accelerating abdominal fat loss, improving insulin sensitivity and increasing lean muscle m...

DHEA Dosing and Safety Precautions

Summaries of new medical findings that can help you live longer, better.

Properly managed DHEA therapy can be useful for most older men and women to increase energy, vitality and to foster an overall youthful feeling. However, there are guidelines that should be followed for safe long-term use of DHEA.


Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) hormones are the most abundant steroids in the human body. Low levels of DHEA are associated with aging and disease states. Specifically, a deficiency of DHEA has been found to correlate with immune dysfunction, inflammation, greater risk of certain cancers, heart disease in men, and osteoporosis. The special interest in DHEA replacement, however, stems from its function as a prohormone, meaning a precursor to a great variety of beneficial steroids, both in the estrogenic and androgenic family, on an "as-needed" basis.

Aging Gracefully with Thymus Extract, DHEA, Yoga and Calorie Restriction

Aging Gracefully with Thymus Extract, DHEA, Yoga and Calorie Restriction

DHEA Reverses Increases Bone Mass in Women

The article focuses on a study which found that dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) can increase bone mass in elderly women but not in men. DHEA is metabolized in part to estrogen and testosterone. It ...

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