Life Extension DHEA Complete 60 Vegetarian Capsules
Product ID: LX14786
UPC Code: 737870147862
Shipping Weight: 0.1600 lbs
Life Extension DHEA Complete 60 Vegetarian Capsules Product Details
DHEA Complete provides both bioidentical DHEA and the more targeted 7-Keto DHEA metabolite. The 7-Keto DHEA form has been shown to safely increase thermogenesis, and help maintain healthy body weight and body fat when combined with a diet and exercise program. A clinical study indicated that 7-Keto DHEA increases the resting metabolic rate of adults. Antioxidants are added based on the effect 7-Keto has in boosting mitochondrial oxidation.
It has been shown that the serum hormone DHEA often declines by 75%–80% from peak levels by age 70, leading to hormonal imbalances that can affect one’s quality of life. Peak blood levels of DHEA occur at approximately age 25, decreasing progressively thereafter. The marked decline in serum DHEA with age is believed to play a role in health problems associated with aging. Thus, scientists have been looking at ways of restoring DHEA to youthful levels to prevent or reverse those health issues, and are now discovering mechanisms by which DHEA protects against age-related decline.
Since 1981, several thousand studies have been published on DHEA’s various benefits, including immunomodulatory properties as well as positive effects on mood, quality of life, and body composition. It has been proposed that restoring the circulating levels of DHEA to those found in young people may improve well-being and sexual function. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, ten months of DHEA replacement therapy showed a beneficial effect of enhancing the increases in muscle mass and strength with the addition of resistance exercise in elderly individuals. The studies of DHEA therapy in women with adrenal insufficiency also suggest beneficial effects on well-being, mood, and sexuality. DHEA could be of benefit to the normal aging brain. Some studies have reported DHEA may improve mood and alleviate melancholy. In addition, recent studies have shown that DHEA has the capacity to improve vascular health by a number of complex processes. One of them is increasing nitric oxide synthesis.
In a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial, DHEA replacement therapy for one year helped protect hip bone mineral density in older adults and spine bone mineral density in older women. DHEA has also been shown to support a healthy circulatory system and joint/bone health.
Take one (1) capsule upon waking and one (1) capsule before midday meal, preferably on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. DHEA serum blood tests are suggested 3 to 6 weeks after initiating DHEA supplementation to optimize individual needs.
This supplement should be taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise program. Results may vary.
Serving Size: 1 vegetarian capsule
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate)||11 mg||18%|
|7-Keto® DHEA (3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone)||100 mg||*|
|Ascorbyl palmitate||25 mg||*|
|BCM-95® Bio-Curcumin® (Curcuma longa) 25:1 extract (root) [std. to 95% Total Curcuminoids Complex with Essential Oils of Turmeric Rhizome by HPLC (23.75 mg)]||25 mg||*|
|DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone)||25 mg||*|
|Green tea (Camellia sinensis) decaffeinated extract (leaf) [Standardized to 98% polyphenols (24.5 mg)]||25 mg||*|
|Polygonum cuspidatum (root) and whole red grape (Vitis vinifera) extracts [std. to 35% trans-resveratrol (1 mg)]||3 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
Other Ingredients: Rice flour, vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate.
Not for use by individuals under the age of 18 years. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Consult a physician or licensed qualified health care professional before using this product if you have, or have a family history of breast cancer, prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, heart disease, low "good" cholesterol (HDL), or if you are using any other dietary supplement, prescription drug, or over-the-counter drug. Do not exceed recommended serving. Exceeding recommended serving may cause adverse health effects. Possible side effects include acne, hair loss, hair growth on the face (in women), aggressiveness, irritability, and increased levels of estrogen. Discontinue use and call a physician or licensed qualified health care professional immediately if you experience rapid heartbeat, dizziness, blurred vision, or other similar symptoms. Keep out of reach of children. Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
- DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE
- Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
- When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.