September 1997 Issue
DHEA, Pregnenolone...Hormone Hype Heats Up: But What Do We Really Know?
The U.S. population is aging. Like modern-day Ponce de Leons searching for the fountain of youth, seniors and baby boomers have embraced with zeal products claiming to defy aging. The magic pills du jour are hormone supplements, including DHEA, melatonin and the very latest, pregnenolone. But can these products really turn back the hands of time? More important, are they safe? Contrary to the current buzz, no hormone has been shown to
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