Hopefully this will help you understand the DHEA side effects that may effect men.
One of the most common and scariest issues is hair loss in men. Actually, when men use androgen steroid, they experience an increase in levels of DHT or Dihydrotestosterone. This is what will trigger the hair loss process. Hair loss is usually experienced bye those who may be susceptible to hair loss or have that trait within their family. However, it is important to remember that just because you do not have hair issues, you may still experience hair loss from large doses or long periods of DHEA usage.
It is important to follow supplement guidelines and recommended dosages. If you are still seeing hair loss issues at low dosage levels, it may be in your best interest to contact your physician for further testing. They may be able to assist you finding a dosage that will not trigger additional hair loss.
If large amounts of hair loss are happening, discontinue use immediately. The earlier you stop the supplementation the better chance you will have for not experience long term or permanent loss of hair.
Another common problem is acne, which is an outcome of an increased testosterone level caused bye DHEA. Acne can be a temporary side effect while your body adjusts to the spike of testosterone, make sure to keep your back and facial areas clean to limit additional breakouts.
In some cases in men, DHEA converts to estrogen, and when this happens, they can experience unexpected and unwanted feminine characteristics. Such as man boobs.
In addition to these specific side effects in men, there are some others as well to consider. An uncommon but dangerous effect is the potential onslaught of prostate cancer; in fact, prostate enlargement is one of the common issues associated with the long-term use of DHEA. This is not common, but if you abuse DHEA for long periods of time, this could be a dangerous and deadly side effect you want to avoid.
Once again, please follow supplement guides, dosage recommendations, and requested time frames for usage.