The overall rating for dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) is 1.4 out of 3 meaning there is little if any evidence that this supplement does what it claims to do. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) is 1.4 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence to back the supplement's use. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
There are 8 studies in the database on dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea); the research rating is 29. 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. Note, this research rating is for dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
|Products Names||Amount of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)|
|Full list of all 20 products containing Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA).|
The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.
|Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|decrease body fat||increase muscle mass|
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve cardiovascular endurance||improve muscular endurance||increase strength|
|Hormone Function Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|decrease cortisol levels||increase testosterone|
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|lower total cholesterol levels|
|Mental Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve cognitive ability||improve memory||improve mood||decrease feelings of depression|
|General Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve insulin sensitivity||improve glucose control|
The Supplement Database includes 8 studies on dehydroepiandrosterone (dhea) dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 25 to 100 milligrams per day, the average dose being 50 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA).