DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

Physiology and Clinical Relevance of Salivary Adrenal Steroids (Cortisol, DHEA & DHEAS) in Natural Medicine

The role of hormones in human physiology is complex and fascinating. The hormones are either secreted by a group of cells in a gland or by the whole gland. Since endocrine glands are ductless, the secreted hormones are carried to their target cells (organs) by blood plasma. The hormones affect or regulate either a particular organ, a group of organs, metabolic function(s), or every cell of the body.

Why DHEA May Be the Best-Validated Anti-Aging Supplement

The article provides information about the anti-aging supplement called dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). DHEA is an abundant steroid in the human body produced in the endocrine gland. A research sh...

The DHEA Debate

Presents a debate between Stephen Cherniske and Naysayer about the role of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in anti-aging. Ability of DHEA to reduce the peripheral requirement for insulin; Significa...

How Congress Is Being Misled to Think That DHEA Is an "Anabolic Steroid"

The article discusses the defense of the Life Extension Foundation about dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). The organization emphasizes that it has witnessed the benefits of humans from the use of DH...

Congress Seeks to Ban DHEA

The article reports on the introduction of a bill which aims to classify dehydroepiandroesterone (DHEA) as an anabolic steroid drug in the U.S. Congress. DHEA is a natural hormone that is essenti...

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