it only recently became known that low ovarian reserve is associated with low testosterone levels and that testosterone levels, which peak in women 20–25 years, are essential for producing good eggs.

For that reason, there is a growing trend in IVF centers to pre-supplement women who wish to get pregnant after 35 with DHEA in an attempt to raise testosterone levels first.

It will, of course, take time before all clinics acknowledge scientific progress and implement practices aimed at improving egg quality.

Thanks to the millions of IVF treatments performed around the world, we now understand eggs much better. The landscape of our understanding has changed and we now know much more about how women can make the most of their eggs. DHEA is one of the few powerful weapons that women have on their side. Read more here: Supplementing with DHEA boils down to one thing and that is…