Studies related to Serum T3 and Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

Effects Of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) Supplementation On Hormonal, Metabolic And Behavioral Status In Patients With Hypoadrenalism

Effect None
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 20
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
DHEA at 50mg for 4 months was unable to influence serum testosterone levels in men, while it increased testosterone levels only in women with low circulating androgens. SHBG dropped in men and women, and DHEA-S in serum increased in both groups.

No effects on carbohydate metabolism or insulin sensitivity were seen. Fat mass decreased, no effects on well being and quality of life were seen.

Patients were hypoadrenics.