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Who should use DHEA?

DHEA supplements have been approved by the FDA for limited use to treat Addison's disease. DHEA has been used for people who have lupus, erectile dysfunction, and depression. DHEA is sometimes given to older adults to retain or strengthen memory. DHEA has also been promoted to help many other conditions including osteoporosis, obesity, and Alzheimer's disease. It is best to take DHEA supplements when recommended by your doctor or health care provider.

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