DHEA is a natural steroid hormone produced in our body by the adrenal glands. It is produced by both men and women so it can be consumed by both. Due to, many metabolic and hormonal function in our body the level of DHEA in our body is crucial. As we grow the level of production of DHEA naturally decreases. It may affect our memory, decrease sex drive, dry skin or make us gain more body fat. When the blood DHEA level are low we can improve it by supplements, it can help in improving the problems and giving us a longer life.
DHEA is used for many reasons which include:
- Improve sexual function
- Decrease body fat
- Help with depression
- Increase memory
- Enhance athletic performance
- Add more muscle mass
The estimated dose of DHEA is 30-60 mg daily. The people over the age 40 have better results than those under 40.
Side effects are very rare but these include:
- Excess facial hair
- Menstrual irregularity
If any of these side effects are seen, you must lower the dosage or discontinue the use.