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Change Hormone Level
Yes: watching porn, being sexually aroused in virtual or real manner, having an erection all increase dopamine levels, which in turn leads to increased testosterone secretion. Testosterone levels decrease about 1% per year after age 30; but if one is diabetic, obese, sedentary in lifestyle, a binge drinker, a yo-yo dieter, or have a endocrine/pituitary disorder, the decrease is higher. stay healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possibly, but...: So far, hormonal treatment for sex offenders (even castration) has not been shown to reliably diminish the urge to repeat sexual behaviors. This may be because it's not about the sex but about power and control. However, there are all sorts of sexual offenses (think public exposure through rape), so generalizations are tricky, at best. ...Read more
Rise and fall: Simply put, estrogen rises after the period is finished x 14 days and if ovulation occurs then progesterone is added to the recipe for another 14 or so days. A couple of days before a menstrual period is due, Mother Nature "turns off the oven" and both hormone levels fall resulting in a period. ...Read more
Are there long term hormonal complications side effects with essure as in menopausal complications or changes in hormone levels?
Can a hypothyroid(not autoimmune) woman's symptoms like puffy face disappear only for a month following childbirth? Due to changes in hormone levels?
Not your thyroid: Some women get a puffy face while they are pregnant for unclear reasons which disappears within a few weeks after giving birth. If you had a thyroid problem severe enough to cause a puffy face it would have been detected by thyroid testing during your pregnancy. This is not a thyroid issue. ...Read more
Lowers them: It suppresses your hormones.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hair loss: Difficult to answer because you apparently have "hair loss due to change in hormone levels." Puberty is usually complete by age 25 and change in hormone levels at age 25 is uncommon. Please see your primary doctor about your hair loss. I would appreciate it if you could let me know how things go. ...Read more
In a woman who is hypothyroid, Could her symptoms cease for a short while after delivery, due to changes in thyroid hormone levels post delivery?
YES: As the body ages, the levels of hormones diminish. In addition, the specific hormone receptor sites in the cells tend to change with age and become less sensitive and more resistant to hormone stimulation. Bioidentical hormone therapy (bht) is a great solution to these changes. Visit doctorscotts.Com for more info! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it a unhealthy sign? That hormone levels change on menstural cycle and causing dryness and burning? How do you prevent the dryness and burning?
Low Estrogen Status: Obviously, during any "regular cycles" blood levels of estrogen hormones change and this cyclical hhormonal changes are quite healthy during any regular cycles. But, irregular cycles; dryness of vagina ; burning sensation in that area could be due to "estrogen deficiency" that ca e treated by estrogen replacement or ocp. See your gynecologist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doubtful: Best to consult with dr who ordered testing. ...Read more
Not related: They shouldn't necessarily be related, but it certainly is possible to have both thyroid hormone problems as well as diabetes. If you have concerns about either problem, make sure you discuss them with your doctor. An easy blood test can assess your thyroid hormone levels and screen for kidney issues as well. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had radical prostactemy, PSA level that has been 0.8 in last 2 readings. Doing hormone treatment, should I do radiation as well or diet changes?
PSA pretty good..: Often, in your situation we would like to see the PSA be undetectable, but 0.8 is low & reassuringly stable. Only your treating physicians can advise you on the risks/benefits of adding a treatment such as radiation in your individual case. Besides generally healthy eating, two diets may reduce prostate cancer risk: Japanese-green tea/soy/veggies/fish & Mediterranean-tomatoes/garlic/olive oil,etc ...Read more
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