Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEA-S)
DHEA is a precursor for the sex steroids including estrogen and testosterone. It is primarily produced in the adrenal gland with a small amount secreted by the ovaries. DHEA plays an important role in immune function and stress response. Fasting is not required for this test. Take all medications as prescribed.
Special Note: If you are supplementing with any hormones, it is important to take them approximately 2 hours prior to having blood drawn.