DHEA is a hormone that serves as precursor to male and female sex hormones. DHEA levels are low in some people with anorexia, type 2 diabetes (non-insulin dependent diabetes) and a host of other disorders. DHEA levels may also be depleted by a number of drugs, including insulin, corticosteroids, opiates and especially hormonal birth control. High levels of physical, emotional and psychological stress also lowers DHEA concentrations.
Low levels of DHEA have been contributed to depression, abnormal weight gain, poor muscle definition, sexual dysfunction and decreased cognitive abilities.
We have DHEA available here in the office long with a full line of other high quality vitamins and supplements. And all vitamins are 10-30% off this month!!!Man-o-pause. Yes it’s true, we have it too; unfortunately we didn’t hire the better PR firm, so not as many people know. As we get older (Once you hit 25, it’s all down hill) our hormone production also starts to slow and we start to loose some of our secondary characteristics. Trust me, 10 years ago I look like I just walked off the set of those Spanish speaking soap operas shot on South Beach, with out even trying. As time goes by, it gets harder to keep that chiseled chest and washboard abs with that full, flowing lock of dark hair.
What can we do? First, don’t smoke. After that, make sure to get plenty of sleep (7 hours a night). Make sure to get plenty of exercise, avoid fatty and processed foods also foods that contain lots of soy (soy has estrogenic properties).
The main male hormone is testosterone. We can boost our testosterone production by not only the above, but