|DHEA-5 60 veg. caps|
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Manufacturer: Integrative Therapeutics
Mfr Code: 75006
| DHEA is an important adrenal hormone that enhances the immune system and memory Supplementing with DHEA-5 helps maintain normal levels of the DHEA hormone, which naturally decline with aging and adrenal stress.
DHEA- 5 contains pharmaceutical grade DHEA and is uniquely formulated to:
Dehydroepiandrosterone, commonly known as DHEA, is a natural substance produced primarily in the adrenal gland. As a prohormone, DHEA is a precursor to a great variety of beneficial steroids, which explains its wide range of benefits. Supplemental DHEA has been available since 1980 providing nutritional support of the immune system and memory, especially related to the aging process and occasional stress.
How Does It Work?
Metabolized from pregnenolone, the body's “master hormone,” natural DHEA is the precursor to more than 150 individual metabolites. DHEA plays an important role in the body's antioxidant defenses by supporting healthy superoxide dismutase (SOD), an important antioxidant enzyme. The body's DHEA levels peak during the third decade then naturally decline. Women lose DHEA much more quickly than men as they age. By the time both men and women reach 70, however, DHEA production has decreased by 80 percent. Oxidative stress which accompanies immune response may diminish DHEA synthesis.
Supplemental DHEA has been shown to support healthy aging by helping to maintain DHEA levels. In clinical and laboratory research, DHEA supplementation has also been shown to support healthy production of immune system cells, including T-cells, B-cells, natural killer cells, and monocytes in postmenopausal women and elderly men.
NOT FOR USE BY INDIVIDUALS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS. DO NOT USE IF PREGNANT OR NURSING. Consult a physician or licensed, qualified healthcare professional before using this product if you have, or have a family history of prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, heart disease, low “good” cholesterol (HDL), or if you are using any other dietary supplement, prescription drug or over-the-counter drug. Do not exceed the recommended serving. Exceeding the recommended serving may cause serious adverse health effects. Possible side effects include acne, hair loss, hair growth on the face (in women), aggressiveness, irritability, and increased levels of estrogen. Discontinue use and call a physician or licensed qualified healthcare professional immediately if you experience rapid heartbeat, dizziness, blurred vision, or other similar symptoms. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. To report any adverse event, call 1-800-332-1088.
OTHER INGREDIENTS: cellulose, vegetable polysaccharide capsule, and magnesium stearate.
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