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melanocyte stimulating hormone

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Middle lobe of: Pituitary gland.

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Very much: The effects of MSH contributes to darker skin color
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Nomenclature: Hi. Scientific research has a long and storied history full of nomenclature inconsistencies. Those terms are interchangeable.
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Dr. Stuart Seigel
13 years experience Endocrinology
Borderline number: The TSH is thyroid stimulating hormone. It is the most sensitive indicator of thyroid function. It is produced from the pituitary gland and it tells t ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sex hormones: The pituitary gland controls both testosterone and estrogen with higher T levels in men and higher E levels in women. Could you let me know why you a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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BIG question!: Hi. In general terms, a hormone is a substance made in one place in the body and active at other places (the target tissues). Hormones bind specific r ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: Misoprostol mimics a prostaglandin substance in the body. Prostaglandins are not true hormones because they are not secreted by a gland and do not tra ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hormones: There are many hormones and I strongly recommend you go to a nearby library and have the team show you a few books about hormones. Take you time read ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Questions?: There are thousands of hormones. Which do you think is out of balance, and why? Contact your doctor.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
35 years experience Preventive Medicine
Bioidenticals: First find a doctor like myself who specializes in bio identical hormones. Hormone levels should be measured in the blood and the doc should know wha ... Read More
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