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How much DHEA should you take?

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There's no standard dosage of DHEA. Some studies have used capsules between 25 and 200 milligrams a day, or sometimes even higher, but it depends on why you're taking it. Ask your doctor for advice.

From: DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Dehydroepiandrosterone." National Institute on Aging: "Pills, Patches, and Shots: Can Hormones Prevent Aging?" Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "DHEA." Natural Standard Patient Monograph: "DHEA."



Reviewed by David Kiefer on November 16, 2016

SOURCES:  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Dehydroepiandrosterone." National Institute on Aging: "Pills, Patches, and Shots: Can Hormones Prevent Aging?" Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "DHEA." Natural Standard Patient Monograph: "DHEA."



Reviewed by David Kiefer on November 16, 2016

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