A hormone made by the adrenal glands used by the body to make
male (androgen) and female (estrogen) hormones; possible positive
effects on mood and energy on older individuals (40+) whose production
of DHEA has declined. See: DHEA 10mg; DHEA 25mg; DHEA 50mg
A disease caused by an insulin deficiency and characterized by
excess sugar in the blood and urine.
The biologically active coenzyme of vitamin 12, necessary in
the metabolism of fat, proteins, and carbohydrates.
To make or become wider or larger.
Dimethyl Glycine (DMG)
A substance originally isolated from apricot kernels. Said to
increase oxygen uptake and decrease recovery time between workouts.
Two amino acids linked together.
Any agent or compound that increases the flow of urine from the
body. They can range from herbal teas to powerful drugs that
flush out electrolytes and water. They are classed based on the
location and mechanism of action in the kidneys.
Supplement reported to minimize buildup of lipofuscin (age spots)
in the brain. Plays a participatory role in acetylcholine synthesis.
DMAE has been shown to stimulate vivid, lucid dreams, suggesting
possible sleep pattern enhancement. See: DMAE
Deoxyribonucleic acid - the basic chromosomal material, containing
and transmitting the heredity patterns.
Dong quai is a Chinese herb derived from the root of Angelica
sinensis or Angelica plymorpha maxim. A staple of
eastern medicinal practice for thousands of years, dong quai
has been used in the treatment of female disorders such as menstrual
cramps, premenstrual syndrome, and to relieve symptoms associated
See: Dong quai
Important brain neurotransmitter (chemical which enables nerve
cells to communicate with each other) which plays a role in body
movement, motivation, primitive drives and emotions including
sexual behavior and immune system function.