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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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As men and women age do they experience shrinkage of their sexual organs i.E. Penis and vagina?

As men and women age do they experience shrinkage of their sexual organs i.E.  Penis and vagina?

Shrinkage: Lack of hormones an usage can cause atrophy or shrinkage but both are needed and this comes after the 50s and 60. All the things you can do in the interrest of maintaning good health can postpone these cganges including sexual activity. ...Read more

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Do post-menopausal women have low levels of estrogen?

Do post-menopausal women have low levels of estrogen?

Yes: Hi. Yes, loss of estrogen is one of the hallmarks of menopause, and why estrogen/progestin replacement (if uterus in place) or estrogen replacement (if hysterectomized) is beneficial for postmenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the normal sugar levels in men and women?

What are the normal sugar levels in men and women?

Range: Fasting blood sugar is considered to be in the normal range when it is between 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours following a meal it should be less than 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Do gay men and woman have similar hormone levels?

Do gay men and woman have similar hormone levels?

Not cause theyre gay: Men and women have very different sex hormone profiles but similar levels of other hormones. Gay people's hormone profiles are no different from heterosexuals when matched for age & gender. So estrogen levels in a gay woman are the same as a straight woman her age and testosterone in gay males is the same as in straight men but both hormones exist at radically different levels in males vs. females ...Read more

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Can POCS causes both high androgen and estrogen levels if not overweight? Can eating pyhytoestrogens increase breast cancer in women with POCS?

Can POCS causes both high androgen and estrogen levels if not overweight? Can eating pyhytoestrogens increase breast cancer in women with POCS?

PCOS: PCOS can increase androgens in patients regardless of their weight. The effects on Estrogen are less clear as these levels fluctuate and typically would not be tested in PCOS. The LH and FSH levels are checked but not Estrogen. The effects of Phytoestrogens such as soy on the risk of breast cancer are debatable. There is not specific recommendation for PCOS patients to avoid them ...Read more

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Estrogen, progesterone or both are recommended for menopausal women who suffer from dryness and luck of libido?

Estrogen, progesterone or both are recommended for menopausal women who suffer from dryness and luck of libido?

Hormones: Yes generally speaking if you still have your uterus, you must have estrogen and Progesterone if treating symptoms of menopause. Only individuals with a hysterectomy can take unopposed estrogen therapy. ...Read more

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Can women in their thirties have osteopenia?

Can women in their thirties have osteopenia?

Yes: Poor calcium intake, multiple pregnancies, smoking, alcohol intake, and premature ovarian failure may cause osteopenia earlier than usual. ...Read more

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Do women age40 have higher estrogen levels than teen girls?

Do women age40 have higher estrogen levels than teen girls?

Varies: Estrogen levels vary between women and they vary all the time within the same women. There is a generally accepted range based on the time of the menstrual cycle. Women 12 year old woman have higher peak estrogen levels than 40 year old woman and vice versa. So that is a difficult question to answer and may not be as important as why levels change. ...Read more

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Do women with smaller breasts have lower estrogen levels?

Do women with smaller breasts have lower estrogen levels?

No.: Estrogen levels are the same. Breast size is determined much more by genetics and even more so by surgery. ...Read more

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Would estrogen be good for women in their 60's?

Would estrogen be good for women in their 60's?

Depends: If symptomatic with hot flashes, difficulty concentrating, vaginal dryness, etc., maybe. The whi panel has not yet concluded as to what age the risks of estrogen replacement therapy exceed the benefits and should be discontinued. The mid 60's is a non--empiric time to start weaning ert patients off estrogen until a research study proves otherwise. ...Read more

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What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

Menopause: Hormone levels start to drop around or after menopause. No specific value can be given because every woman is different. Focus on proper health (calcium and vitamin d) during this time than for an actual hormone value. That will keep you young and healthy. ...Read more

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Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Ovulation: Testosterone levels are highest in females during ovulation, which usually is converted to estrogen ands progesterone. But this higher testosterone level causes an increase in libido. ...Read more

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Would a high testosterone level in women make their faces less feminine?

Would a high testosterone level in women make their faces less feminine?

Possibly: If a woman's testosterone level gets too high, she may experience increased facial hair growth, oil (sebum) production, and possible acne, but the bony structure of the face will not change. She may also develop a deeper voice. ...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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What can cause natural breast growth in women in their mid-twenties if not pregnant?

What can cause natural breast growth in women in their mid-twenties if not pregnant?

Breast growth: It is unusual to have significant breast enlargement at that age. Weight gain can do it. Some oral cotraceptives can also do it. Estrogen secretion from the ovaries can cause it. Pituitary problems stimulating ovarian growth or increasing prolactin levels. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more