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DHEA Supplementation with HRT

I am taking a low dose HRT after being diagnosed as having POF/POA - I would like to try DHEA supplementation but should this be taken as well as HRT or instead of?

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 6 years, 11 months ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

DHEA has been proven to benefit women who have poor ovarian reserve or premature ovarian ageing when trying to conceive using your own eggs. DHEA does not replace HRT. Your doctor should be able to advise you on the appropriate medication to take.