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Is DHEA safe if I am breastfeeding?

You should not take DHEA supplements if you are breastfeeding. The full effect of short- and long-term use of DHEA supplements on the body has not yet been studied thoroughly, so it is safer to avoid taking it while breastfeeding. DHEA is related to hormone production and because supplements may impede natural production of these and other hormones, DHEA is not recommended for children.

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