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WHY DO YOU NEED DHEA?


#1

DHEA converts to Estradiol and Testosterone. If you are already injecting testosterone, what is the benefit of DHEA?


#2

It has other roles but mostly not understood. Has some roles in the brain and when guys have heart attacks, lower DHEA is predictive of lower 1 year survivability. So its thought to have some cardiod-vascular benefits.

You are correct, it only feeds the sex hormone cascade in a diagram if hormone cascades.