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Are There More Male Or Female Vegetarians
Is there any relation with men with more hair(in body or beard) at young age, are chances of having testicular cancer?
Autoimmune diseases --are they heritable, more common in male or female, all types or one type per family?
Are people overweight thirty or more pounds more likely to get cancer or is there no clinical trial connection?
There is a connecton: Excessive weight does increase the risk for developing Cancer. So you should work hard to reduce your weight. It can be done by cutting down on your daily food intake(Calories) and if possible do exercise daily. A brisk walk at any opportunity to walk will do you much good. Also be mindful and reduce fat in your diet and cut down on eating meats and Sugars/sweets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensitive to testost: Both men and women produce the hormones of estrogen, Progesterone and testosterone. The difference is in amounts, but if either men or women have deficiency or excess of these hormones, symptoms are likely to occur. Pcos (polycystic ovary synd) often causes testosterone to be too high in women, but can be treated. Not enough testosterone in women decreases libido, stamina and strength. ...Read more
What hormones are needed to produce breast enlargement in males? Trans-gendered male wanting femine breasts; am type 1 diabetic; other wise healthy.
A : A doctor called an endocrinologist (hormone specialist) will be able to help you with this issue. The hormone estrogen is used for this purpose. Estrogen is given to the patient desiring female breasts to bring their level of estrogen to that of a woman. Please know that this treatment can cause serious health problems, such as tumors, heart attacks and blood clots, therefore an experienced doctor needs to be the one supervising this treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
M South Indian.Why in most cases an obese man and women or obese girl or boy of same weight and height has different levels of belly fat?Male has more
Family History: Genetics is important. A first degree relative with endometriosis is a high risk. Endometriosis is also related to asthma and allergic conditions. Information is available at the endometriosis foundation of america, padma lakshmi (picture) is the co founder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does more body hair (for males) mean I have more testosterone than others? In other words, ss there any correlation between body hair and testosterone?
Testosterone: Studies have shown a proportional relationship of testosterone levels to the amount of body hair. The hair growth response to testosterone differs in different parts of the body. Hence, in some men, for example, testosterone promotes hair growth in the abdomen and back while hair growth is suppressed in the scalp, leading to male pattern baldness. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Estrogen: Estrogen is highly protective against atherosclerosis. Premenopausal women generally don't develop heart disease unless they're born with it, smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine. Everyone, men and women, become increasingly susceptible to heart disease with aging. If we ever learn how to fix that, we may start having some folks who live forever! ...Read more
What kind of cancers are more likely possible with young patients: 24 years old, no family history?
Cancer at young age: Compared to other cancers that could happen to people - testicular cancer, hodgkin's lymphoma, certain sarcoma and leukemia are more likely - with young patients at 24 year old. Those 4 can happen without family history. Patients with hereditary cancer syndrome ( breast, thyroid, stomach, brain) can be presented with cancer at younger age- but usually there is a family history with cancer there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male display: Most species have some feature that helps distinguish males from females. For us, the lower face and body hair follicles respond to testosterone; high levels produce growth of thick hairs in many (not all) men. The evolution of such characteristics is often puzzling. This essay seems reasonable http://www.Abc.Net.Au/science/articles/2009/09/08/2679925.Htm. ...Read more
Jumping Conclusions: There are more cases of throat cancer in men. Hpv is one of the causes of throat cancer. Does not mean there are more hpv induced throat cancer in men. Additional causes (some may make hpv induced more likely) include smoking, alcohol, poor oral hygiene, chronic inflammation, smokeless tobacco, etc., all more likely in men. Further studies need to be done to determine if hpv is the main cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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