DHEA Breakthrough



The high energy you enjoyed in your twenties and thirties?
Protection against cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis?
Renewed sexual appetite and vigor?
To beat depression, boost your memory, and handle stress?
To lose body fat while building ...

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The high energy you enjoyed in your twenties and thirties?
Protection against cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis?
Renewed sexual appetite and vigor?
To beat depression, boost your memory, and handle stress?
To lose body fat while building up your lean muscle mass?

DHEA can do all this and more! In The DHEA Breakthrough, biochemist Stephen Cherniske gives you all the information you need to take advantage of and maximize the extraordinary properties of this superhormone--safely and effectively.

The DHEA Breakthrough contains the easy-to-implement DHEA Plan, including a diet designed for our "paleolithic" bodies, stress reduction techniques, and an exercise program that eases you into the next level of performance, no matter where you are now. With this comprehensive, accessible book, you can look forward to a longer, more satisfying, more healthful life!

"I've used DHEA in my practice for five years and seen how it can help restore physiologic balance. That's close to a modern day miracle, and this book describes the breakthrough perfectly."
--Jesse Hanley, M.D., Medical Director, Malibu Health and Rehabilitation

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780345426468
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/1998
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 952,058
  • Product dimensions: 4.14 (w) x 6.77 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Cherniske, M.S., is a leading biochemist and medical writer, an early DHEA researcher, and one of the first scientists to personally take DHEA and quantify the results. He is a trained nutritionist, a college instructor in clinical and sports nutrition, and a popular lecturer. He is the author of four books on health and nutrition, and numerous articles in popular and scientific publications.

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In this book I strive to present a balanced point of view -- an in-depth but easy-to-understand look at this remarkable biochemical -- so that health-conscious individuals can take advantage of the breatkthrough without hurting themselves. In addition, I hope that it will serve as a guide to clinicians beset by patients looking for a "fountain of youth" pill.

It's important to understand that there is no fountain of youth pill but for twenty-five years, I have been telling my students and clients that there is a fountain of youth lifestyle. After all, the human body is designed to last about 120 years, and with proper care they can all be vibrantly healthy years. What DHEA provides is the missing link in your longevity program. It gives you a better-than-fighting chance against the diseases that cause more than 75 percent of premature deaths.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 3
Ch. 1 Foundations of the DHEA Plan 13
Ch. 2 Sex 29
Ch. 3 Better Than Sex: Staying Alive 41
Ch. 4 DHEA, Stress, and Your Life 71
Ch. 5 DHEA and Women 96
Ch. 6 Beyond DHEA: Overcoming Fatigue, Protecting Your Joints, and Building Your Bones 112
Ch. 7 DHEA and Exercise 130
Ch. 8 DHEA and Weight Management: How to Look Good in Your Genes 153
Ch. 9 Nutrition and the DHEA Plan: How to Eat Like a Cave Person 187
Ch. 10 The DHEA Story: From Plant to Patient 210
Ch. 11 What Do You Have? What Do You Need? 218
Ch. 12 A Day in the Life 234
Conclusion: Past, Present, and Future 247
App. A: Resources 257
App. B Health Support Organizations 261
App. C Why Take Vitamin Supplements? 267
Notes 283
Glossary 293
Index 301
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