Houston, TX – Half the U.S. adult population suffers from poor quality sleep at night. Sleep drives energy, focus, and sense of well-being. More than 7 out of 10 adults in the USA are overweight   Hormones drive many aspects of our lives: how we sleep, how we feel, energy levels, mood, drive, muscle tone, and fat. A plentiful normal balance of hormones over time is best to stay healthiest. An essential pro-hormone or  hormone precursor is DHEA, abbreviation for dehydroepiandrosterone.   Medical research findings show that higher DHEA levels are associated with deeper REM sleep, thus allowing sounder sleep at night. Higher levels of DHEA also help support immune function and reduce the risks of cancer. People with higher levels of DHEA have less abdominal fat and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. While people with lower levels of DHEA have more abdominal fat, sleep poorly, and have a greater risk of developing cancer.   Many unpleasant signs people are getting older are driven by declining hormone levels. The naturally occurring pro-hormone DHEA is the most abundant foundation or base from which the body makes hormones. Levels of DHEA made by the body gradually increase until about age 25,   Read more…