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Should I Try DHEA?

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I have read somewhere that some researchers are concern that taking high doses of DHEA may increase the risk of hormone-dependent cancers of the breast in women and prostate in men but in my opinion, DHEA is safe and effective and it is safe to use as a dietary supplement.
 

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@ Bro deal

Actually, stay away from the T- boosters. They tend to make people irritable. We wouldn’t want to effect on your peachy personality.
 
Joey_J said:
Actually, stay away from the T- boosters. They tend to make people irritable. We wouldn’t want to effect on your peachy personality.

I need the extra strength to protect myself from internet kooks who threaten to track people down. Although in this case I would just have to run around the loon a few times until he became exhausted and had a heart attack.
 

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I am aged 61 and riding 300+ miles (not junk miles, this includes intervals, hard group riding and track work) per week as well as doing a part-time college course and looking after my family. And I take nothing ..........
 
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BroDeal said:
In early season, when my mileage pushes up to 300 a week, I often feel pretty fried. Dead legs are not too bad but mental lethargy affects life outside of cycling. I am thinking of trying DHEA because it might be an interesting experiment.

If you're atill able to get it up after riding that many miles then you don't need it. If you can't, you do.
 
Bro, the easy answer to your question is - get your DHEA levels tested, it is not hard to do. If you are low, then taking it will work wonders, if you are not, then any effect would likely have been placebo.

Having said this, if you are over 50, putting in those miles, and running as well, then your levels are likely low :D
 
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bridgeman said:
I've read that one of negative effects of DHEA is loss of hair. When I read this I began to wonder how many would take this substance and were willing to watch their hair fall out if in return they could achieve a noticeable jump in performance?

At least Horner & Riis, if not Levi.
 
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Based on the content of this thread, I bought some today. Thanks for the info.
 
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ianfra said:
I am aged 61 and riding 300+ miles (not junk miles, this includes intervals, hard group riding and track work) per week as well as doing a part-time college course and looking after my family. And I take nothing ..........

Damn, you gotta kick the kids out of the house!