Pregnenolone

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How does Pregnenolone work?

In the body pregnenolone is used to make all steroid hormones. There isn't enough information to know how supplemental pregnenolone works.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know if pregnenolone is safe when taken by mouth. It might cause some steroid-like side effects including overstimulation, insomnia, irritability, anger, anxiety, acne, headache, negative mood changes, facial hair growth, hair loss, and irregular heart rhythm.

Do not take pregnenolone if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have a hormone-sensitive cancer or other condition.

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