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Dehydroepiandrosterone Safety

It is important to discuss dehydroepiandrosterone safety information with your healthcare provider before using the supplement because a number of side effects or complications may occur with the product. Dehydroepiandrosterone may affect the hormone balance in your body, increase the risk of cancer, and decrease HDL cholesterol ("good" cholesterol). It may also worsen many medical conditions, including endometriosis, liver disease, and polycystic ovary syndrome.

Dehydroepiandrosterone Safety: An Overview

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a hormone produced naturally in the human body. It is also available as a dietary supplement. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking dehydroepiandrosterone if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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