Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) decrease cortisol levels

Does dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) decrease cortisol levels?

Effectiveness Rating for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)'s Ability to Decrease Cortisol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) is able to decrease cortisol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) to decrease cortisol levels. Using Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) to decrease cortisol levels will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)'s Ability to Decrease Cortisol Levels

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There is one study in the database on dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea); the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) Dose to Decrease Cortisol Levels

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
100mg once daily 100mg


Title of Study
The effect of six months treatment with a 100 mg daily dose of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on circulating sex steroids, body composition and muscle strength in age‐advanced men and women

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