DHEA Resources

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is the most abundant hormone produced by the adrenal glands, and plays many important roles in our general health. The resources below describe just a few ways that this amazingly versatile hormone improves our ability to survive and thrive.

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DHEA

DHEA is a highly versatile hormone. Ongoing research continues to explore the role of DHEA and its potential effects on many aspects of our health.

dhea and healing skin wounds

DHEA AND HEALING SKIN WOUNDS

One of the problems of aging is that it impairs the rate of wound healing in the skin; slowed healing ability may be associated with age-related decreases in DHEA.

hormones on our minds and nerves

HORMONES ON OUR MINDS AND NERVES

Research indicates that “sex” hormones such as DHEA are so important to neural function that they are also independently produced by neural tissue.

is dhea beneficial to aging skin

IS DHEA BENEFICIAL TO AGING SKIN?

Many benefits have been associated with DHEA, leading some to call it a “super hormone”–but does this reputation extend to the skin?

infertility

INFERTILITY

Autoimmunity plays an important role in infertility. Both progesterone and DHEA have been effective in quelling some of the overactive immune components.

sarcopenia age related muscle loss

SARCOPENIA

Age-related muscle loss may start slowly and progress with growing rapidity into your seventies. DHEA also declines with age and may affect muscle strength.