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Dehydroepiandrosterone Adrenal Insufficiency

DHEA is a hormone made in the adrenal gland. It declines with aging, a diet high in sugar, inflammation, worry stress, insomnia, chronic pain, and many medications. By age 70 only ¼ the amount of DHEA is made. DHEA protects against some of the deleterious effects of cortisol. It improves immune system, protects against heart disease and diabetes, improves memory, and cognition. In postmenopausal women DHEA improves mood and coping. DHEA lowers cholesterol, decreases fat, lowers the incidence of blood clots, diabetes and heart disease.