DHEA is a steroid hormone produced by our
It’s a precursor to the male hormone testosterone
and to estrogen, one of the key female hormones.
Believed, but not proven, to help women with
When your DHEA levels fall
◦ Your adrenals are asking for attention
◦ They’re exhausted and overworked, and as such
production is down
Taking DHEA might temporarily make
you feel more energized
And thus you will then continue the
lifestyle that triggered the problem,
without addressing the underlying
cause of the imbalance.
In other words, your body’s call for help
Its important to strengthen
adrenal health before
moving on to
growth hormones such as
There are ways to
naturally boost your
DHEA levels by
paying attention to
how you feed yourself.
Try to avoid white flour, sugar, caffeine, heavily
preserved and processed foods.
All of them are likely to contribute to a drop in
Click here for food suggestions
to boost adrenal health.
“Stress” is also shown to have an immense effect
on adrenal function
Try a simple restorative yoga pose, such as lying
with legs resting against the wall (your body
forming an L)
Accompany this with getting at least eight hours of
uninterrupted sleep every night.
These are just a few of the
adjustments you can make
to help revitalize adrenal
help without using
hormones like DHEA.