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DHEA Plus

DHEA Plus

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A natural product for depression, fatigue or to slow the aging process, DHEA is a natural substance obtained from the barbasco root. It is synthesized in pharmaceutical labs and used to treat conditions such as depression and adrenal fatigue. Natural DHEA levels decline with age and some studies have shown that adequate levels of DHEA in the body can actually slow the aging process.

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DHEA Plus

MHF-9
$22.20
22.20 USD
Description

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A natural product for depression, fatigue or to slow the aging process, DHEA is a natural substance obtained from the barbasco root. It is synthesized in pharmaceutical labs and used to treat conditions such as depression and adrenal fatigue. Natural DHEA levels decline with age and some studies have shown that adequate levels of DHEA in the body can actually slow the aging process.

Technical Specs

Indications

DHEA plus capsules may be a useful nutritional supplement for individuals who wish to support the body’s normal DHEA and pregnenolone functions.

Ingredients / Formula

Each capsule contains:

  • DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) 25 mg
  • Progenelone (3-alpha-hydroxy-5-betapregnen-20-one) 25 mg

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take 1- 2 capsules daily, or as directed by the physician.

Side Effects

Please consult your physician before using this product. Not to be taken by individuals under the age of 18. Do not use this product if you have breast, uterine, ovarian or prostate problems. If you are at risk for or have prostate, breast, uterine or ovarian cancer you should not use this product. If you are pregnant, nursing or taking any prescription medication, especially other hormones or MAOIs (Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors) consult with your physician before using this product. This product may cause changes in liver function, alterations in hormone profiles, increased facial hair, acne, and mood swings. This product may cause virilization in women.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.

Extended Information

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