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Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 25, 2024.

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Dehydroepiandrosterone is a hormone and is also called DHEA. It is used by some people to help with low mood or anxiety. It may also be used as part of therapy to help some people get pregnant when their ovaries are not working well. DHEA may help to control blood sugar in females who are overweight. It may also help maintain healthy bones as well as increase the desire to have sex after menopause. DHEA applied inside the vagina may help to decrease pain during sex as you get older.

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