Lack Of Dehydroepiandrosterone Effect On A Combined Endurance And Resistance Exercise Program In Postmenopausal Women

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 31
Sex Female
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Untrained, Overweight
Notes for this study:
50mg of DHEA over 12 weeks in healthy postmenopausal women with an average age of 64.6yrs and who were sedentary at the start of the study.

With the introduction of exercise, beneficial changes in body composition were due to exercise and there was no difference in the DHEA group relative to placebo.

A reduction in small dense LDL particles (oxidized LDL usually) was noted.
Funding issues for this study:
NIH grant, likely a nonissue

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