Life Extension Pregnenolone being a precursor to various hormones, such as progesterone, mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, androgens, and estrogens, can help the body to maintain normal hormone levels, which in turn help numerous body functions.
In the area of battling fatigue and maximizing energy output this chemical is very effective. Some other uses have been for issues with the skin.
Pregnenolone is biochemically a prohormone. Directly produced from cholesterol within the mitochondria of the adrenal glands. To a lesser extent the nervous system is involved with aid of the cholesterol side chain cleavage enzyme, p450scc. It can also be produced in a laboratory setting.
This important chemical is a precursor to many hormones, such as progesterone, mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, androgens, and estrogens. This in turn is helpful in maintenance of regular hormone levels, which has a positive effect on numerous body functions. 23-32
Caution: Pregnenolone may affect levels of other hormones, such as progesterone, estrogen, testosterone and/or DHEA. Do not take this product if you have a history of seizures. Do not take this product if you have breast cancer, prostate cancer, or other hormone-sensitive diseases.
- If pregnant, nursing, or taking medication, consult your physician before taking this product
- Keep out of reach of children
- Do not exceed recommended dose
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