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Endocryn DHEA Review – 8 Things To Consider

By Sasha de Beausset Aparicio, MSc

Reviewed by Rebecca Williams, MD, MA, MB, BChir

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Evidence Based | Summary | Ingredients | Claims | Contraindications | Cost | Dosing | Verdict

Endocryn DHEA is a dietary supplement designed to support the ideal functioning of metabolism. The manufacturing company is LifePlus, which started its business more than 30 years ago. They offer numerous and various supplements of high quality at affordable prices. Their marketing plan is relatively original, as they offer a chance to be their business associate for everyone who wants this opportunity. For this reason, they don’t use any other form of advertising, which is really interesting. Information on how you can become a member of this community can be found on their official website.

According to the company, this formula is claimed to provide additional dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), a natural steroid hormone that is generated from cholesterol by the adrenal glands. This metabolic precursors is known to decrease as we age, which results in more aging effects hence this product may support the consumer’s metabolism, which could slow down the aging process. Its developers mixed DHEA with a plant derived from sterol complex, synergistic botanical extracts, amino-acids, and pantohenic acid, which is a B-vitamin important to adrenal gland function. Generally speaking women require less DHEA than men. This supplement is recommended for those who consider having low DHEA levels, after blood tests. Usually, young people do not need additional supplements of this type unless it has been recommended by a healthcare practitioner.


1) What is Endocryn DHEA?

DHEA is a steroid produced mainly in the adrenal glands and gonads, but generally, it is less and less produced as we age. For example, at age 60, its levels are lowered by as much as 75%. Deficiencies in this steroid may cause heart diseases. For this reason, it is important to use supplements that can bring back the ideal levels of DHEA, especially for elder people. There are several studies on animals which suggest the fact that this steroid may prevent cancer and slow down the development of tumors. Moreover, studies show that DHEA may lead to inhibiting glucose-6-phosphate, an enzyme that is linked to diabetes and obesity. Endocryn DHEA contains a unique blend of over thirty natural ingredients including special herbs, synergistic phytonutrient cofactors from fruits and vegetables, and also plant enzymes for bioavailability. Although there are no mentioned side-effect, it also includes soy-derived Beta Sitosterol, thus it may not be recommended for certain individuals.

The formula also includes other amino-acids such as L-Tyrosine, L-Lysine, L-Glutamine, L-Arginine or L-Ornithine, which have synthesizing properties for proteins, may support athletic training and it could be a great help for stomach disorders or hipersensivity.


2) Endocryn DHEA Ingredients

Endocryn DHEA contains the following ingredients: Dicalcium Phosphate, Dioscorea Villosa (Mexican Wild Yam) Rhizome Extract, Gotu Kola Aerial Parts, Stearic Acid, Norwegian Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) Whole Plant, Dihydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), Dioscorea Opposita Thunb. (Chinese Wild Yam) Rhizome Extract, Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus (Rupr. et Maxim.) Maxim.) Root, L-Tyrosine, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silica, L-Arginine HCl, PhytoZyme(R) proprietary blend (Bromelain, Papain, Aloe Vera, Alfalfa, Parsley, and vegetable and fruit powders from Carrots, Broccoli, Spinach, Cauliflower, Asparagus, Celery, Beet, Chili Pepper, Green Bean, Pea, Sweet Potato, Cucumber, Pumpkin, Snow Pea, Tomato, Zucchini, Lima Beans, Mushroom, Banana, Cantaloupe, Cranberry, Guava, Lemon, Mango, Orange, Papaya, Peach, Pineapple and Grapefruit), Calcium D Pantothenate, Saw Palmetto Berry Extract, Beta Sitosterol Complex (Phytosterols; from Soy), L-Lysine HCl, L-Ornithine, Magnesium Aspartate, and Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, and L-Glutamine.

3) Does Endocryn DHEA Work?

This product is a mixture of various vitamins, amino acids, and herbal extracts advertised to promote healthy metabolism.

DHEA is a steroid produced mainly in the adrenal glands and testicles. Its production decreases with age. At the age of 60, DHEA levels found in the blood are 75% lower compared to a young individual. Heart diseases are commonly linked to deficiencies of this amino acid. Supplementation with this compound is recommended for middle-aged and old people. Animal studies showed that it could prevent some forms of cancer and slows down the growth of tumors. It has also been showed that DHEA could inhibit glucose-6-phosphate, an enzyme that seems to promote diabetes and obesity.

Apart from DHEA, this formula contains amino acids (L-Tyrosine, L-Lysine, L-Glutamine, L-Arginine, L-Ornithine) known to play a role in certain situations such as synthesizing proteins, intensive athletic training, aiding certain gastrointestinal disorders, curing hypersensitivity, etc.

As a natural DHEA dietary supplement for general use, take one tablet, one to three times a day. This will provide 30 to 90 mg of DHEA.

Testimonials about Endocryn DHEA are posted online. What is being stated includes:

  • Improved virility

  • Increased energy levels

  • Can affect personality

  • Stronger immune system


4) What Endocryn DHEA Does?

  • This product was not tested on animals.
  • The majority of testimonials regarding this formula are positive.
  • Endocryn DHEA is suitable for vegetarians.


5) Endocryn DHEA Warnings and Precautions

  • Shipping charges for ordering this product are not listed.
  • Endocryn DHEA can be bought only from the manufacturers.


6) How Much Does Endocryn DHEA Cost?

One bottle of Endocryn DHEA contains 90 tablets which, depending on the dosage should be enough for 30-90 days. Considering the average price per daily serving this product has good value.

Acquiring the product may prove difficult as it can only be purchased directly from the manufacturer. Shipping and processing charges are not listed. Significant discounts are offered for company partners.


7) Endocryn DHEA Serving Size

The serving size for Endocryn DHEA is one tablet, three times a day.


8) Our Verdict on Endocryn DHEA

Endocryn DHEA has several testimonials available online and the majority of them are positive. DHEA is a significant source of health for our organism and real changes may occur if supplements based on these ingredients are taken according to the use direction. It is a known fact that DHEA may decrease the risk of heart diseases and it it may increase the quality and length of life. Before the purchase, it is recommended finding out if you really need additional DHEA and if it is suitable for you. Endocryn DHEA is ideal for vegetarians, as it contains plant enzymes and other elements derived from fruits and vegetables.

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It’s an interesting mix of ingredients, I think I’ll give it a try.