DHEA, the most abundant pro-hormone in the body, is one of the building blocks of hormones with testosterone, estrogen and about 50 others that drive our energy, mood, muscle tone, fat, quality of sleep, mental sharpness, sex drive and more.
There is a new term, “civilization disease”, gaining in popularity, which means that the wonders of our industrial/technical age have also brought with them a toxic load the body is incapable of managing; and women are particularly vulnerable.
No discussion of food sensitivities would be complete without considering the root of the problem. Other elements in the environment, from foods to topical applications and inhalants, may mitigate or worsen someone’s response.
Inflammation is meant to be a lifesaver. These types of short-lived immune responses keep us healthy. If the inflammation process doesn't halt when the threat is stabilized, it becomes a chronic, rather than a temporary, condition.