DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) is a hormone naturally produced in the brain and by the adrenal glands. DHEA supplements are usually be made from wild yam or soy . However, DHEA is not absorbed by simply eating these foods. DHEA functions as a precursor to the male and female sex hormones testosterone and estrogen . For most people, DHEA production peaks in their 20’s and then proceeds to decline with age .
Where to Purchase
How to take
In the Morning With a Meal on a Short-Term Basis
20-50 mg per serving
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