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DHEA TREATMENT

DHEA is a steroid hormone manufactured from cholesterol and secreted by the adrenal glands. It is a precursor to every major sex hormone. Its molecular structure is closely related to testosterone.  It is known as the “mother hormone” because of its ability to be metabolized into all other major sex hormones. A female makes about 25 mg of DHEA per day; peak production occurs around age 25 and then begins to decline. By age 70, production has declined about 80%. Almost all of the women we treat in our practice have low levels of DHEA.

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COMMON SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF DHEA DEFICIENCY

  • Extreme exhaustion
  • Muscle loss
  • Decreased bone density
  • Aching joints
  • Loss of sex drive (libido)
  • Depression

RESULTS AFTER DHEA TREATMENT

With our personalized DHEA treatments, you can expect to see an improvement in all of these areas over time.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DOES DHEA HAVE SIDE EFFECTS?

Yes, but when taken in controlled doses DHEA is very safe. Adverse effects are uncommon but may include acne, hair loss, upset stomach, or decreased HDL cholesterol levels.

IS THERE ANYONE WHO SHOULD NOT BE TAKING DHEA?

Yes. Pregnant women who are nursing should not supplement with DHEA. Women with endometriosis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), cancer, or liver problems should not be taking DHEA unless instructed by their physician.

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