Have Medical Questions? Ask a Doctor Online!
The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.
I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to help you with your concerns.
Low DHEA sulfate level is associated adrenal gland insufficiency.
Adrenal gland produces the DHEA which is then converted to DHEA sulfated in liver and adrenal glands.
DHEA -S is supposed to ne anti inflammatory, anti aging, vasodilatory and anti atherogenic.
Hence, low DHEA-S can cause low energy, depression, lack of sex drive, increased risk of heart disease for example.
DHEA-S level can be increased by the supplements available over the counter.
Usual dose is 50 to 100 mg daily.
There is no significant side effects at this dosage.
So use a DHEA-S supplement? or just a DHEA supplement...............which my body will convert to DHEA-S????
dhea supplement should be ok
Your body will convert it to dhea - s