- 09-20-2007, 08:36 PM
So with all the talk about DHEA lately and the possibility of a ban, it got me interested again. Thinking about picking some up while I know I still can. So I was just wondering what yall guys general thoughts on DHEA are and what dosages you guys are running. I tried search but didn't get anything helpful.
- 09-20-2007, 09:39 PM
Sorry for being off-topic but I thought DHEA was very safe. Can you tell me why there is a possibilty of a ban?
09-20-2007, 09:47 PM
I copied this from AnonyMoose's post on the matter.
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09-20-2007, 09:53 PM
From a bodybuilding perspective I see no really truly effective use of DHEA, at any dose.
The only reason the FDA continually thinks about banning it is because they know pharmaceutical companies can make money selling it to 55+ year olds, since there is a benefit for them from the compound.
If the FDA was really after unsafe items then they'd be banning liver melting OTC orals, and making sure there wasn't e coli in my spinach...neither of these seem to be on their 'to do' list.
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