From birth to about age 25, humans, men and women alike, produce more and more DHEA. DHEA is short for dehydroepiandrosterone a prohormone that is produced in the adrenal glands, gonads and dermis. It is a carbon chain molecule; a precursor or prohormone to male androgens as well as female sex hormones like the estrogens. It is a crucial foundation to good health. Hormones are the chemical messengers that drive us.
Shown below is a graph of DHEA levels over the human lifespan. Also shown is a graph of slightly improved DHEA levels possible if one were to supplement DHEA during the human lifespan to gain the benefits of maintaining a solid foundation for hormone metabolism.
DHEA applied as a skin cream provides something the body makes naturally in the dermis (DHEA) where it occurs and is metabolized naturally. The bioavailability for beneficial effects are much greater when DHEA is used as a properly made skin cream, instead of a pill. DHEA pills are largely eliminated by the first pass effect of the liver. Twist 25 is bioidentical DHEA in a carefully made coconut oil base cream.
Maintaining healthy production of hormones after age 30 allows the body to continue healthy function, while fighting off cardiovascular disease, cancer, dementia and osteoporosis. Healthy hormones also contribute to maintaining energy, sex drive, muscle tone, soft skin and connective tissue. Furthermore, DHEA counterbalances cortisol, the inflamatory response hormone.
In addition, DHEA is known to reduce abdominal fat.1 Medical research demonstrates that higher DHEA levels are positively associated with more efficient metabolism of energy consumed, instead of storing it as subcutaneous or visceral fat. Improved DHEA levels allow for better energy consumption and less fat.
So, stay healthy, support your immune system, fight off ailments of aging…and improve sex life too? Count me in!
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1 Effects of DHEA on Abdominal Fat and Insulin Action in Elderly Women and Men http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/292/18/2243