DHEA sublingual tablets, provided by Douglas Laboratories, contain the highest purity micronized dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) produced under strict Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
DHEA is a natural steroid hormone that is synthesized from cholesterol through pregnenelone by the adrenal glands. DHEA acts as an antagonist for glucocorticosteroid hormones and is the parent precursor for other important steroid hormones, such as estradiol and other estrogens, and testosterone. While not a precursor to progesterone, DHEA can indirectly influence progesterone synthesis through a feedback mechanism whereby pregnenelone is converted to progesterone based on DHEA levels.
Apart from these functions, DHEA also has important biological functions itself. Recent experimental and human studies show that DHEA is involved in a large variety of physiological processes, including immune function, brain function, bone metabolism, blood lipid metabolism, energy metabolism, the regulation of normal blood sugar and insulin levels, and the maintenance of lean body mass. DHEA and its metabolite DHEA sulfate are present in human adult plasma in concentrations of 0.01-0.02 mM and 5 to 7 mM, respectively. DHEA sulfate levels are low in early childhood; begin to rise after age 7, peak at age 20-24, and then drop at a rate of approximately 20% per decade, until at age 85-90, levels are 10-15% of what they used to be at age 20-30. DHEA levels also decline under a variety of conditions of physiological stress, such as acute and chronic infections, and trauma.
|Suggested Use||Adults take 1/2 to 1 tablet daily as directed by physician only. May be taken sublingually by allowing tablet to dissolve in mouth or with water or juice.|
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
|Other Ingredients||Mannitol, cellulose, silica and vegetable stearate.|
|Warnings||Do not use of pregnant or nursing.|
|Name||Douglas Labs, DHEA 25 mg Sublingual 120 Tablets|
|Serving Size||1 Tablet|
|Package Description||120 Tablets|
|Product Type||Corn Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Salt Free, Soy Free, Starch Free, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free|
I love these. The quality is better than any other brand I have tried. It really helps with my energy level and I like the idea I do not need water to take them. I take 1 1st thing in the morning on an empty stomach and it gets my day going.
it worksThis sublingual product seems to be potent. I have significant DHEA deficiency due to a history of celiac disease, hypothyroidism, and age. When I started this DHEA, I could really feel it going to work, unlike the cheap non-micronized oral forms.Was this review helpful to you?