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Doctor insights on: Chemical Structure Of Estradiol

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Are hormones the chemical messengers of the body?

Are hormones the chemical messengers of the body?

Among many: There are many, many chemical messengers in the body. Hormones are among them. ...Read more

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Gynodiol (Definition)

Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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What is the bio chemical cause of mania?

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What is the bio chemical cause of mania?

Mania: Complex but theoretically excess Dopamine in brain. ...Read more

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What is the effect of high levels of luteinizing hormone (lh) on the ovary?

What is the effect of high levels of luteinizing hormone (lh) on the ovary?

Lh stimulates ovary: High lh levels occur when an ovary is not responding easily to the lh signal from the brain (as in possibly close to menopause). Lh can also be high because of the time in the menstrual cycle it was checked. ...Read more

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What hormone inhibits the secretion of adh (vasopressin)? And what situations override the release of this inhibiting hormone?

What hormone inhibits the secretion of adh (vasopressin)? And what situations override the release of this inhibiting hormone?

ADH (vasopressin) secretion: ADH (vasopressin) is mostly controlled by plasma osmolality and plasma volume. Diabetes insipidus occurs when ADH (vasopressin) is not secreted (head trauma, pituitary tumor) or when the kidney does not respond to it (nephrogenic di). Ethanol inhibits adh, (vasopressin) as does atrial naturetic protein, but these are lesser influences than osmolality and volume. ...Read more

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What is the immediate effect of a high level of luteinizing hormone (lh) on the ovary?

Steroidogenesis: Hi. LH causes steroid hormone synthesis in the ovary (not all by itself, but it's a major player). ...Read more

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Whats the role of the pituitary hormone follicle-stimulating hormone in males?

Whats the role of the pituitary hormone follicle-stimulating hormone in males?

Puberty & fertility: Regulates pubertal development & overall growth plus essential for fertility & sperm production.Fsh "matures" sperm producing cells in the testes. These cells, called spermatogonia, are stimulated to undergo meiotic division.This causes the full complement of 23 pairs chromosomes to split into 23 single chromosomes for the sperm nucleus.One of which is either an x or a y which determine fetal sex. ...Read more

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What are the pituitary hormones that stimulate the production of melanin in the body?

What are the pituitary hormones that stimulate the production of melanin in the body?

Melanocytes: Melanin is produced by melanocytes located in your hair, eyes, and skin. It is the pigment that is responsible for skin color. They are not produced by the pituitary. You might be thinking of melatonin which is produced by the pineal gland and is responsible for the modulation of wake/sleep patterns and seasonal functions. I hope this useful. Take care and well wishes. ...Read more

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Is the Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) manufactured by Schering-Plough the exact same as the Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) manufactured by Bayer? Also, is there any difference between the 21/28 pack

Is the Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) manufactured by Schering-Plough the exact same as the Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) manufactured by Bayer? Also, is there any difference between the 21/28 pack

21/28: They are biologically comparable. The 28 pack contains 7 inert pills for the 4th week. This way, a pill is taken everyday, instead of having to stop for 7 days at the end of each cycle. There is no difference as far as efficacy is concerned. You may choose either way. ...Read more

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Which hormone increases pigmentation of the skin?

Skin color hormone: Melanin is the primary cause of darkening skin color. Other pathologic conditions that can darken the skin include diabetes (hyperinsulinemia causes acanthosis nigricans), hemochromatosis (iron deposition disease), addison's disease (low adrenal glan function). ...Read more

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Which antibiotics affect most the reliability of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

Which antibiotics affect most the reliability of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

None!: Antibiotics – Rifampin is the only antibiotic proven to decrease serum ethinyl estradiol (EE) and progestin levels in women taking OCs; a nonhormonal contraceptive method is recommended in these women. Rifampin may also decrease the effectiveness of the transdermal (Ortho Evra) and vaginal ring (NuvaRing) preparations; an alternate form of contraception should be used in this situation. ...Read more

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What are the effects of chemical castration on an adult male?

What are the effects of chemical castration on an adult male?

Chemical castration: Chemical castration refers to being administered medications that diminish the body's ability to produce the "male hormone", testosterone. Doing so will typically cause diminished libido, decreased muscle mass, thinning of body hair, and demineralization of bones. ...Read more