Pure Encapsulations DHEA 25 mg micronized 180 caps HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER BRAND
Pure Encapsulations DHEA 25mg Vegetable Capsules
Micronized 180 Caps
Pure Encapsulations DHEA is micronized to increase absorption. It is made with 99% pure, pharmaceutical grade DHEA.
DHEA, dehydroepiandrosterone, is the most abundant adrenal steroid hormone in the body. After it is made by the adrenal glands, it travels into cells throughout the body where it is converted into androgens, estrogens and other hormones. These hormones regulate fat and mineral metabolism, endocrine and reproductive function, and energy levels. The amount of each hormone that DHEA converts to depends on an individual's biochemistry, age, and sex. DHEA levels peak around age 25 and then decline steadily.
The compound diosgenin is extracted from wild yam and undergoes a proprietary synthetic process to develop DHEA. The human body cannot metabolize wild yam into DHEA. This process can only take place in a laboratory. Pure Encapsulations DHEA is micronized to increase absorption. It is made with 99.38% pure, pharmaceutical grade DHEA. Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate) is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil. Hypoallergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 5-25 mg per day, in divided doses, with meals, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
DHEA should only be used under the direction and supervision of a health care practitioner.
Practitioners are advised to test DHEA levels before making the decision to commence supplementation, and to monitor levels if supplementation is initiated, ensuring that proper levels are maintained.
This product should not be taken by individuals with healthy levels of DHEA. DHEA is best utilized by individuals above 40 years of age, and should not be used to enhance athletic ability or endurance.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
DHEA 25 mg. (dehydroepiandrosterone, C19H28O2) (micronized)
ascorbyl palmitate 3 mg. (fat-soluble vitamin C)
(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
NOT FOR USE BY INDIVIDUALS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS.
DO NOT USE IF PREGNANT OR NURSING.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
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.
Individuals with hypertension should avoid this product. 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 health care professional immediately if you experience rapid heartbeat, dizziness, blurred vision, or other similar symptoms.
Because calcium channel blockers may increase DHEA levels in some individuals, concurrent DHEA supplementation is not recommended unless closely monitored by a healthcare professional.