Lower DHEA levels are found in people with hormonal disorders, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, depression, diabetes, inflammation, immune disorders, and osteoporosis.Evidence suggests that DHEA may help treat depression, obesity, and osteoporosis.Oxytocin is a hormone produced by the hypothalamus and secreted by the pituitary gland. This important hormone plays a crucial role in the childbirth process and also helps with male reproduction….but could it also prevent against cancer?
These hormones are currently being studied on their effects on cancer cells and possible preventative medication.
Oxytocin has already showed it is effective at warding off breast cancer in clinical hypothesis such as this one. More clinical studies on the two hormones are being carried out to determine their affects on cancerous cells.