Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) increase strength

Does dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) increase strength?

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

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

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

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 3 studies in the database on dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea); the confidence rating is 60. 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 Strength

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
150mg once daily 150mg
50mg once daily 50mg
75mg once daily 75mg
75mg once daily 75mg

References

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
DHEA in Elderly Women and DHEA or Testosterone in Elderly Men

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