- What other names is 7-alpha-hydroxy-dhea known by?
- What is 7-alpha-hydroxy-dhea?
- How does 7-alpha-hydroxy-dhea work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for 7-alpha-hydroxy-dhea.
People take 7-alpha-hydroxy-DHEA to lose weight, increase lean body mass and muscle, boost the immune system, improve memory, and prevent aging.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Promoting weight loss.
- Increasing lean body mass.
- Building muscle.
- Boosting the activity of the immune system.
- Improving memory.
- Preventing aging.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of 7-alpha-hydroxy-DHEA during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011