DHEA-S


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DHEA-SDehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate
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Numerous studies have established a clear connection between low DHEA-S levels and arterial narrowing and other characteristics of arterial walls.
5) indicates that linoleic acid, oleic acid, and DHEA-S are more significant than lysoPC, since more individuals in the control group are localized below the baseline, whereas the majority of patients are correctly assigned to the IPD group.
In other tissues, DHEA-S is converted into the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen.
Aging is associated with a decrease in not only DHEA and DHEA-S but also in levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), which stimulates the maturation of germ cells and regulates the development, growth, pubertal development and reproductive processes of the human body.
DHEA-S duzeylerinin hasta ve kontrol grubu arasindaki farkini degerlendirmede bagimsiz grup t testi, DHEA-S duzeyi ile hastalik aktivitesi ve suresi arasindaki korelasyonu degerlendirmede Spearman testi kullanildi.
DHEA-S is a kind of steroid hormone which serves as an indicator of adrenal cancer and Cushing's syndrome, as well as metabolic diseases.
In women under age 45, there was a very strong independent association of low desire, arousal, and responsiveness with low DHEA-S levels, but no independent association with those sexual domains and testosterone levels.
Numerous studies have revealed that DHEA and DHEA-S are precursors for transformation into androgens and/or estrogens.
Comment: This study showed that patients with AMD have significantly lower serum DHEA-S levels than matched controls.
However, the nocturnal rise for cortisol, androstenedione and DHEA appeared earlier, and the plasma levels of thyroid hormones, estradiol and DHEA-S were lower during the recovery experiment than in the control experiment.
In the circulation, the predominant form is the largely inactive DHEA-S (5).
Two large studies showed that levels of DHEA-S in elderly patients correlated significantly and positively with cognitive function.