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Life Extension, Pregnenolone, 50 mg, 100 Capsules18 Reviews
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0.18 lbs (0.08 kg)
- Product Code: LEX-30210
- UPC Code: 737870302100
- Package Quantity: 100 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.1 x 2.1 x 3.8 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Foundation for Longer Life
- Supports Memory and Hormonal Balance
- Dietary Supplement
Pregnenolone is biochemically a prohormone. It is made directly from cholesterol within the mitochondria of the adrenal glands and, to a lesser degree, the nervous system, with the help of the cholesterol side chain cleavage enzyme, p450scc. Pregnenolone is a precursor to various hormones, such as progesterone, mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, androgens, and estrogens. So it can help the body maintain normal hormone levels, which in turn helps numerous body functions.
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 recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin, vegetable stearate, silica.
Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
Not for use by individuals under the age of 18 years. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Consult a physician or licensed qualified health care professional before using this product if you have, or have a family history of breast cancer, prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, heart disease, low "good" cholesterol (HDL), or if you are using any other dietary supplement, prescription drug, or over-the-counter drug. Do not exceed recommended serving. Exceeding recommended serving may cause serious adverse health effects. Possible side effects include acne, hair loss, hair growth on the face (in women), aggressiveness, irritability, and increased levels of estrogen. Discontinue use and call a physician or licensed qualified health care professional immediately if you experience rapid heartbeat, dizziness, blurred vision, or other similar symptoms. Do not take this product if you have a history of seizures. Keep out of reach of children. Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
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iHerb Customer Reviews
This brand has been better than all the others so far (haven't tried the MRM brand yet, though). For me, 50 mgs is a bit too much at once, so I split the capsule and take 1/2 on most mornings, especially before my AM workouts. I save the other half by suspending it in a clothespin or other makeshift holder, making sure the powder doesn't spill out (which sometimes still happens and I lose the other 1/2). This brand of preg helps clear my brain fog and gives me a boost in mental and physical energy. After a few days I also start to notice a subtle improvement in all sexual parameters (refractory period, libido etc; I'm a male in his late 20s). The only real downside at this dose is some water retention if I take it continuously, most likely from the increased cortisol levels (preg flows directly into cortisol in the hormonal cascade). Doses of 50 mgs+ can cause anxiety in some individuals, so start off with a small dose!
Better than Ginko! I read about this product in Suzanne Somers'book Ageless. Glad I purchased it. Life Extension is a brand I use over and over.