View All Brands View Women's Health View Men's Health View My Favorite Product Selections View Details About How You Can Save More With Our Unique Super Saver Program Express Shop, The Quickest & Easiest Way To Shop
Health Library SEARCH
Health Library Home

DHEA for Sports & Fitness

Also indexed as:Dehydroepiandrosterone
DHEA
DHEA: Main Image

Why Do Athletes Use It?*

Some athletes say that DHEA promotes the loss of body fat.

What Do the Advocates Say?*

Since it is a precursor to testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may help build muscle mass. However, it is unusual for anyone under the age of 35 or 40 to have low DHEA levels. As we age, the bodyís production of DHEA declines, so people over 40 should ask their doctors to check their DHEA levels. Although it is sold over the counter, itís best to take DHEA only with a doctorís supervision.

*Athletes and fitness advocates may claim benefits for this supplement based on their personal or professional experience. These are individual opinions and testimonials that may or may not be supported by controlled clinical studies or published scientific articles.

Copyright © 2019 Healthnotes, Inc. All rights reserved. www.healthnotes.com

Learn more about Healthnotes, the company.

The information presented by Healthnotes is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires December 2019.



The following product(s) are related to this article:
1. 7-KETO™ DHEA
2. Athletic Pure Pack
3. BCAA (amino acids)
Quick Tip
Men: Educate Yourself for Health

Men: Educate Yourself for Health

Knowledge is power. Stay strong and active by understanding the health issues that commonly affect men.

Learn about common health issues for men.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
© 2019 PureCapsPro. All Rights Reserved.
Driving Directions From: GO