Dehydroepiandrosterone Combined With Exercise Improves Muscle Strength And Physical Function In Frail Older Women

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 99
Sex Female
Age Range 65+
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
50mg of DHEA given daily for 6 months to older frail women*was unable to significantly affect bone mineral density over 6 months yet increased serum steroid status (testosterone, estrogen, DHEA) and increased lower body strength and functionality when DHEA was used in conjunction with non-strenuous exercises.

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