- MFG # DH1
- UPC # 766298005539
- Pharmaceutical Grade DHEA—to support hormone production; increase your energy levels; boost your sex drive; relieve dry skin‚ eyes‚ and hair; help balance your moods; and strengthen your bones
- Vitamin C—a nutrient that promotes your body’s production of DHEA‚ and is also an antioxidant that helps protect your body from damage caused by toxins
You may have low levels of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) due to adrenal insufficiency‚ illness‚ age‚ or the use of medications like insulin‚ opiates‚ danazol‚ or corticosteroids. DHEA is a steroid hormone naturally formed by your body. This steroid hormone travels to cells throughout your body‚ where it is then converted into several important hormones that regulate fat and mineral metabolism‚ endocrine and reproductive activity‚ energy levels‚ and mood. The amount of DHEA that your body needs is dependent on your age and sex. Symptoms of a potential DHEA deficiency include fatigue‚ depression‚ anxiety‚ irritability‚ sensitivity to noise‚ loss of sex drive‚ dry skin‚ dry hair‚ dry eyes‚ and hair loss.
If your body isn’t producing enough DHEA‚ you can take a supplement like Pure Encapsulations’ DHEA to increase your levels of this steroid hormone. The active ingredients in these vegetable capsules are:
This 180-capsule bottle of DHEA by Pure Encapsulations will last you between 36 to 180 days when taken at the recommended dosage of one to five capsules daily in divided doses with meals. Don’t take this supplement if you are pregnant or nursing. Ask your healthcare provider before taking this supplement if you have a family history of prostate cancer‚ prostate enlargement‚ heart disease‚ high blood pressure‚ low “good” cholesterol‚ or if you’re taking prescription medications‚ over-the-counter medications‚ or other supplements.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypo-allergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone‚ C19H28O2) (micronized) .................. 5 mg
(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1–2 capsules per day‚ in divided doses‚ with meals‚ or as directed by your physician.
Are There Any Precautions Or Potential Side Effects?
•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.
Potential Side 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.
•To report any adverse event call 1–800–332–1088.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Because calcium channel blockers may increase DHEA levels in some individuals‚ concurrent DHEA supplementation is not recommended unless closely monitored by a 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.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Allergen Free
- Artificial Additive Free
- Environmental Contaminants Free
- No Added Excipients
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Overall Rating for DHEA 5 mg - 180 Capsules
By Dianne H
I have used Pure Encapsulations DHEA for years and routinely saliva test hormones to keep them in balance. DHEA works great to keep the Testosterone and estrogen levels where they should be for good health. Pure Encapsulations is a very effective product brand!
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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