Pregnenolone from Life Extension supports memory and hormonal balance. It is produced from cholesterol found in the adrenal glands. Pregnenolone is a precursor to various hormones, such as progesterone, mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, androgens, and estrogens.
This natural dietary supplement can help your body maintain normal hormone levels, which in turn helps numerous body functions. This product contains no milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or corn.
Pregnenolone may affect hormone levels
- Those with hormonal cancers such as prostate or breast cancer should avoid pregnenolone
- product contains NO wheat, yeast, gluten, corn, or dairy. Contains NO sugar, artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives
- Dosage and Use Take one capsule daily preferably early in the day on an empty stomach
- Supplement Facts Serving Size 1 capsule
Directions: Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use. Take one (1) capsule one to four times daily, preferably early in the day on an empty stomach, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Possible side effects of Pregnenolone: Overstimulation and insomnia -- low doses could be helpful for sleep when taken in the morning. For occasional sleepless nights, consider Good Night Rx. Irritability, anger or anxiety -- low doses could actually ease a person into a relaxed feeling, while higher amounts may lead to irritability. Acne can occur due to the probable conversion of this hormone into androgens Headaches are possible with high dosages or low dosages used over several days or weeks. Possible scalp hair loss if used daily for prolonged periods. Pregnenolone converts into DHEA, which in turn converts into testosterone and possibly on to DHT. It can also be converted into progesterone. Irregularities of heart rhythm, Heart Palpitations, even on as low a dose as 10 mg. This can be serious in the elderly or those with heart rhythm disturbances.
Serving Size 1 Capsule
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Other Ingredients: Rice flour, gelatin, vegetable stearate.