Sentence Examples


  • The National Institute on Aging does not recommend taking any over-the-counter hormone-like anti-aging remedies such as DHEA because the effectiveness hasn't been proven, and little is known about the long-term health risks.
  • DHEA supplementation is contraindicated in those who have diabetes, liver problems, psychiatric conditions or those with a heightened risk of developing cancer (such as smokers or those with a family history of cancer).
  • They further go on to say that self-medicating with over the counter hormone-like supplements, such as DHEA can be dangerous because such products are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
  • The National Institute of Aging (NIA), which is a subsidiary of the National Institute of Health has issued a statement on hormone supplementation, including supplementation of DHEA.
  • There is some evidence that using DHEA for long periods of time may increase the risk of several cancers, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.