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Can Other Meds Be Taken To Counteract The Side Effects Of Hormone Therapy
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
No: Most women don't take hormones. It's fine not to treat the symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes will eventually go away. Some symptoms, like vaginal dryness will persist, but there are other ways to deal with that, or some women use hormone creams or rings that don't carry the risks of oral or patch-delivered hormones. ...Read more
What age is it legal to get female to male hormone therapy? also, do these hormones have any negative side affects?
Age of consent: Age of consent for sexual activity varies from state to state in US from 16 to 18 . If you are contemplating gender assignment ( Sex Change surgery ) more to it. You have to see a doctor under go battery of psychological tests Yes these hormones will have ' negative side effects ' including predisposing to cancers. Speak to you doctor ...Read more
If i live beyond 5 years with bone only metastatic breast cancer, how long can the hormone therapy be taken?
What should I do if the birth control pills i take, for hormone therapy, is causing my breast to be sore and hurt.? I only been taken pills for 3 days
Hormone therapy: Give it a few more days for your body to get used to the hormones. If not better in a week return to your doctor for reevaluation. ...Read more
Exogenous hormones: Any hormone given from externally (body not being able to make it enough for its own need, or as a form of medication to achieve certain goal) comes under this category. Estrogen in menopause; thyroxine for hypothyroidism, Insulin in dm are all in this category; so are hormones in cancer treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood clots: It slightly raise the risk of developing blood clots and certain kinds of other cancers. This is a detailed discussion which you should have with your doctor who knows your medical issues in detail. ...Read more
I am indian female of age 25. My height is 4'11". Is there any chance of height increase by hormone therapy or by any other mean?
Growing: Nope. You are done growing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Any hormone given from externally (body not being able to make it enough for its own need, or as a form of medication to achieve certain goal) comes under this category. Estrogen in menopause; thyroxine for hypothyroidism, Insulin in dm are all in this category; so are ...Read more
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