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Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? ...Read more


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What cause the decreased of testosterone level in bph?

What cause the decreased of testosterone level in bph?

BPH does: Not cause a decrease in testosterone, that is due to a problem in the pathway from the brain through the pituitary to the testicle, not in the prostate. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to lower my testosterone level?

Are there natural ways to lower my testosterone level?

Get fat & diabetes: Sorry, not trying to be flippant but it's a bit of a chicken & egg question. Regardless of sex, we've linked obesity to lower t. Diabetes is also linked to low t. Recent study showed that exercising & eating right led to weight loss & boost in t. So if you want to naturally lower yours, do the opposite. But as far as taking a supplement, i'm not aware of any, although some prescription meds help. ...Read more

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I want to lower my testosterone level in my body.My menstrual cycle is irregular ?

I want to lower my testosterone level in my body.My menstrual cycle is irregular ?

Str Dr: Have you had all of your hormones tested?! you may have stein leventhal syndrome which can be managed by medication. You do not say what your symptoms are but from your question I have suspicions. See your doctor for an evaluation ...Read more

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If i don't exercise at all and lie down on bed most of the day will it lower my testosterone level?

Testosterone : Nope. Not at your age. There is very little you can do to change your testosterone levels. But, if you are obese, then the excess fat cells produce excess estrogen which can block your own production of testosterone. Please get up and move. Be active. ...Read more

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Will soy protein in my hair shampoo lower my testosterone level?

Will soy protein in my hair shampoo lower my testosterone level?

I don't think so: It is highly unlikely the soy protein will be absorbed through your scalp, make its way into your bloodstream while avoiding metabolism, find your gonads {ovary or testis} and somehow down-regulate their testosterone secretion. Aging has a much more profound effect upon your hormonal balance. A morning blood test will determine your hormone levels. ...Read more

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Think I might have lower testosterone level. Could this be diagnosed?

Testosterone : A simple blood test can determine your testosterone level. Check w your doctor or a urologist regarding such a study. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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What foods or supplements can I take to decrease testosterone while ttc? My testosterone level is slightly higher then normal.

What foods or supplements can I take to decrease testosterone while ttc? My testosterone level is slightly higher then normal.

Common in PCOS: The elevation in androgen levels is a problem in patients with pcos. There are no drugs that can be used to decrease the testosterone level. The best way to force ovulation are medications such as Clomid (clomiphene) and an antidiabetic drug called metformin. ...Read more

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Does masterbating affect muscle growth ? Does it decrease testosterone level ? In how time does the lowered testosterone level become normal ?

Does masterbating affect muscle growth ? Does it decrease testosterone level ? In how time does the lowered testosterone level become normal ?

Masturbation is: normal, healthy, and natural. It does not cause any negative effects on your muscles or testosterone levels. In fact, boys who masturbate a lot may have elevated testosterone levels. You are likely feeling guilty about this due to social pressures. Don't worry about what others tell you about this private matter. Chances are the people who are telling you to stop are doing it also. ...Read more

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How to decrease elevated testosterone level in women?

Depends: On why it is high. Have your doctor that did the test explain why it is high. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Testosterone (Definition)

Testosterone is a hormone/androgen which is a kind of ...Read more