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Doctor insights on: Exactly How Do Androgens Regulate The Fat Homeostasis

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Exactly how do androgens regulate the fat homeostasis?

Exactly how do androgens regulate the fat homeostasis?

Androgens: The following article describes what you ask: int j fertil. 1992;37 suppl 2:83-92. Mechanism of action/effects of androgens on lipid metabolism. Other on line info: androgen appears to affect lipoprotein metabolism in a number of ways. These include: increasing the activity of lipoprotein lipase and hepatic triglyceride lipase, resulting in higher levels of triglyceride in adipose tissue and a dr. ...Read more

Androgen (Definition)

Androgen refers to a family of steroid hormones that are made in our bodies that are responsible for male characteristics, sex drive, muscle growth, sexual function, and fertility. These hormones are present in women in very small amounts and in very ...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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How does the digestive system regulate homeostasis?

How does the digestive system regulate homeostasis?

Tolerance: The GI tract is tolerant of food antigens, and mounts a response to infections. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system regulate homeostasis?

How does the cardiovascular system regulate homeostasis?

That's complicated: The cardiovascular system regulates flow of blood to various organs of the body by changing cardiac output and controlling the tone of the blood vessels ( arteries, arterioles and capillaries) that provide blood to these various organs. This is done by various hormones. There are several areas in the body that sense blood flow, oxygen concentration and blood pressure to change blood flow ...Read more

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I have pcos and high androgen levels. Would diane35 feminise the fat distribution on my face? If yes, how many months would it take?

I have pcos and high androgen levels. Would diane35 feminise the fat distribution on my face? If yes, how many months would it take?

PCOS: Ocps help bind androgen by raising sex hormone binding globulins. The real cure for pcos and its cosmetic issues is weight loss. Now that obesity is a disease, medically supervised weight loss should be covered. See your doc. ...Read more

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How tyroiditis disturb homeostasis?

Metabolism: Imagine your thyroid as the furnace heating your home. The temperature is controlled by the thermostat (pituitary gland). When the heater or thermostat malfunctions by providing too much or too little heat, it makes your life miserable. In human, it equates to how much energy your body can put out. Too much would exhaust your fuel supply too quickly, too little makes your energy sluggish. ...Read more

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How do rickets disrupt homeostasis in the body?

How do rickets disrupt homeostasis in the body?

Vit D deficiency: Rickets is the bony manifestation of vitamin d deficiency in childhood. Vit d deficiency has many effects. The incidence of vit d insufficiency has doubled from 1994 to 2004. An air pollutant, cadmium, which has become more toxic since the removal of lead from gasoline breaks down 25-oh vitamin d. Low calcium, phosphorus, elevated alkaline phosphatase , neuromuscular irritability result. ...Read more

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Does the body try to maintain constant temperature as part of homeostasis?

Shivering, sweating: Shivering is the main defense against cold; the muscles produce heat by shaking you. Sweating causes evaporative cooling. ...Read more

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What medicines will bring someone with MS back to a balanced homeostasis when the body can't do it on its own?

What medicines will bring someone with MS back to a balanced homeostasis when the body can't do it on its own?

Will try to reassure: Every patient with ms is different, but when problems appear you need to make certain that your basic disease modifying treatment is a potent drug (like Gilenya (fingolimod) or tysabri). If you are suffering relapses, get steroids or acthar. You should be taking vitamin d-3, 5-10000 units daily. You should be doing aerobic exercise, follow low fat diet and manage stress, as all may help. Discuss with doc. ...Read more

Homeostasis (Definition)

Homeostasis refers to a ...Read more