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Cellulite (Definition)

Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more


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Does the product maca/maca root enhances the breast, butt, regulate hormone, and help with irregular periods? Also do female hormone pills work

Does the product maca/maca root enhances the breast, butt, regulate hormone, and help with irregular periods? Also do female hormone pills work

Without researching: this in greater detail I can't give you much, but I can say this... If it did, would there be a single woman on Earth not taking it? Natural miracle drugs just don't exist. If they did, no one would get breast augmentation, diet or exercise, or have menstrual problems. ...Read more

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How will a small dose of Aldactone (spironolactone) affect my estrogen and progesterone while in perimenopause? I have acne and facial hair and pms.

How will a small dose of Aldactone (spironolactone) affect my estrogen and progesterone while in perimenopause? I have acne and facial hair and pms.

Aldactone (spironolactone): Aldactone (spironolactone) has antiandrogenic effect so helps with facial hair and acne. It also has Progesterone like effects so can cause more menstrual irregularities peri menopause with breast tenderness! It also has a very low estrogen like effect which is generally not clinically significant! ...Read more

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Leptin and ghrelin hormones and obesity. Is there a connection?

Leptin and ghrelin hormones and obesity. Is there a connection?

Yes: There are many hormones that help modulate energy balance in the body. Leptin is one hormone (of many) that makes you feel full. Ghrelin is one hormone (of many) that makes you feel hungry. There are other hormones and neurotransmitters that keep the system redundant and hard to modify. ...Read more

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Prescribed estrium and i3c for endometriosis and infertility by naturopath/pharmacist to detox and level estrogen. Will this actually help?

Prescribed estrium and i3c for endometriosis and infertility by naturopath/pharmacist to detox and level estrogen. Will this actually help?

Who knows?: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". See a real doctor.if concerned ...Read more

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How do estrogen and progesterone hormones change with age?

How do estrogen and progesterone hormones change with age?

Levels Decrease: As the body ages, the levels of these hormones diminish. Replenishment of hormones to optimal, physiological levels has been shown to alleviate age-related changes in your body. For a long description of the role and importance of these two hormones, visit: http://doctorscotts.Com/bioidentical-hormones.Php hope this answers your question! ...Read more

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Does desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) help with excess male hormones ? Weight, loss acne, etc.

Does desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) help with excess male hormones ? Weight, loss acne, etc.

Yes: If not ovulating regularly the ovary produces more male hormones adding hair and acne? It is weight neutral. It helps the skin by stopping excess ovarian testosterone and the estrogen gets metabolized into certain protiens which bind up testosterone in the blood so less is available to react with he skin. If u have irregular periods w/high weight metformin may help the wt loss efforts.Lk up pcos. ...Read more

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Will taking estrogen hormones make your breasts larger?

Will taking estrogen hormones make your breasts larger?

Well: Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more

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Can one use breast enlargement pills and creams to make our buttocks bigger?

Can one use  breast enlargement pills and creams to make our buttocks bigger?

NO: There is no safe way to grow or reduce breasts or buttocks... Whether with supplements or medications. Augmentation with a plastic surgeon is the only safe way. ...Read more

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Are hormonal changes in total weight and fat distribution reversible with reestablishing healthy levels?

Are hormonal changes in total weight and fat distribution reversible with reestablishing healthy levels?

Question unclear: Not sure what you're asking, but if someone gets weight down to a healthier level, there are many hormonal and other benefits. Insulin levels do down, lipid profile improves, inflammatory markers improve, etc. So yes, weight loss can reverse many unhealthy changes in the body. That's why we urge people to cut calories and lose weight! ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto supplements help in reducing androstenedione levels in pcos and help with irregular periods and hairloss?

Can saw palmetto supplements help in reducing androstenedione levels in pcos and help with irregular periods and hairloss?

See professionals...: Please go to see your professionals. I would advise anyone should second guess your concerns. Meanwhile, gear up a regular healthy lifestyle and avoid any overindulgence and obsession, which are the most common chronic killers of life, yet least mentioned because of political correctness and commercialism. Best wish... ...Read more

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Cellulite and stretch marks/ want to remove by bikini season.?

Cellulite and stretch marks/ want to remove by bikini season.?

Cellulite : Not going to happen. There are laser and other expensive treatments but none are proven to last. Endermologie can help temporarily after dozens of treatments for cellulite. ...Read more

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How does testosterone or androgen regulate the fat and sugar metabolism?

How does testosterone or androgen regulate the fat and sugar metabolism?

Yes, but: You're asking a great question, but healthtap limits answers to 400 characters. You need about 400 paragraphs. Try googling this: "androgen lipolysis". Then google "igf-1 androgens" when you're done. Cheers! ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce estrogen in males because I have gynocomastia and I've read estrogen influences male breast tissue. ?

What are some ways to reduce estrogen in males because I have gynocomastia and I've read estrogen influences male breast tissue. ?

See your doctor: True gynecomastia with breast tissue in males is rare. It can be a side effect of taking certain drugs or having a hormonal imbalance. I would see your doctor to make sure this is breast tissue and to check the chemical and hormonal balance in your body. You may also want to check your weight, as that is a more common cause of gynecomastia in males. ...Read more

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Are there herbs that decrease my testosterone levels and decrease my facial hair growth?

Are there herbs that decrease my testosterone levels and decrease my facial hair growth?

No: No herb has been clinically proven to lower testosterone levels, and lower testosterone levels will probably not decrease facial hair growth. If your facial hair growth has decreased, let your doctor evaluate you to find out why. ...Read more

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Hormone (Definition)

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