Effectiveness Rating for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)'s Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) is able to increase muscle mass. 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 increase muscle mass. Using Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) to increase muscle mass will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)'s Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

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 are 2 studies in the database on dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea); the confidence rating is 40. 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 Increase Muscle Mass

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
150mg once daily 150mg
50mg once daily 50mg


Title of Study
Effect of oral DHEA on serum testosterone and adaptations to resistance training in young men
Supplementation with DHEA: Effect on Muscle Size, Strength, Quality of Life, and Lipids