This test is used to evaluate the level of DHEA hormone in the blood. The level of this hormone is altered by age, drugs and in different diseases including Type 2 diabetes, anorexia, kidney failure and terminally ill patients. DHEA plays vital role in the production of sex hormones (both male (androgens) and female (estrogens)). High level of these sex hormones lead to different cancers including, ovarian, breast and prostate cancer.
LabEspy recommends Walk-In Lab, Ulta Lab Tests, Direct Labs for this test.