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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 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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Can you tell me in what ways do enzymes control the cell cycle?

Can you tell me in what ways do enzymes control the cell cycle?

Cell cycle: Yes but not enough room here to do it justice https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ go here for details and try wikipedia. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the body maintain thyroid hormone levels?

Can you tell me how the body maintain thyroid hormone levels?

H-P-T axis: Hi. It's an interplay in the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (H-P-T) axis. The hypothalamus secretes thyrotropin-releasing factor (TRF), which stimulates the pituitary to release thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), which stimulates the thyroid gland to take up iodine, organify, make, and release thyroid hormones (mostly T4, but a little T3 (liothyronine) too). The thyroid hormones feed back to suppress TRF & TSH. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Muscle temperature: muscle work generates heat. Heat increases body temp. If you do not sweat to cool when room temp is above 98 F you die from heat stroke. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the body maintain homeostasis with basal cell carcinoma?

Can you tell me how the body maintain homeostasis with basal cell carcinoma?

Shed antigen: The status for most basal cell carcinomas are well defined, with the lesion remaining in the skin for long periods, first healing with scab that falls off and then rescabs. Such skin lesions do shed antigen into the skin where they are recognized by dendritic cells that help the immune system recognize and control growth. Efudex (fluorouracil) removes suppressor cells and lets effector cells control tumor. ...Read more

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Do you know which hormones help suppress estrogen from being released in your body?

Do you know which hormones help suppress estrogen from being released in your body?

Many: Are you referring to hormones made by your own body or hormones that you are prescribed? There are many disorders in which abnormal amounts of hormones are being made by your own body (testosterone, DHEA-sulfate, cortisone, prolactin, growth hormone) that will affect estrogen production. There are also many medications (antipsychotics, GNRH agonists, oral contraceptives, etc) that do the same. ...Read more

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Hi, i want to ask, how does phentermine affecting the weight loss, what neurotransmitters it affect. Also what are the withdraw symptoms .

Hi, i want to ask, how does phentermine affecting the weight loss, what neurotransmitters it affect. Also what are the withdraw symptoms .

Appetite suppression: Phentermine principally affects appetite due to its release of norepinehrine. It has lesser effects on serotonin and dopamine. It is typically used short term and withdrawal occurs in a low percentage of patients. Long term weight loss requires life style changes. Eat 6 small equal meals, manage stress skillfully, and move like pretend jump roping through the day for drug free wt loss. ...Read more

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How does the body regulate the stomach ph?

How does the body regulate the stomach ph?

Keeps it Acid: The stomach cells keep producing hydrochloric acid (hcl) to keep the ph about 2-3. When you eat food, the vagus nerve triggers the stomach cells to secrete more acid. Some medications break down the normal protective barrier (aspirin, tobacco, steroids). When ulcers form, then doctors sometimes use other medicine to cut down on acid production to allow the ulcer to heal. ...Read more

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How do you lose body fat with the fastest but natural results?

Weight loss: Truthfully, the old fashion way... appropriate diet, exercise and sleep. Diet ideally includes 50% protein, 30% carbs and 20% fats. Carbs and fats can be decreased in favor of more protein. At least 64 oz of water/day is recommended and 8 hrs sleep daily. No alcohol, no tobacco and no drugs would be my best recommdation to start with. I also recommend that the majority of your exercise be cardio. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the 2 major hormones of the pancreas help to regulate blood glucose levels?

Can you please tell me about the 2 major hormones of the pancreas help to regulate blood glucose levels?

Glucagon & insulin: Glucagon increases blood sugars by mobilizing sugars stored in the liver... It's actions are the opposite of insulin's, which reduces blood sugars by facilitating storage of glucose in tissues including the liver. The pancreas also makes enzymes that are important for the digestion of fats. ...Read more

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What are the medicines that aid weight loss? Exact names please! How do they function?

What are the medicines that aid weight loss? Exact names please! How do they function?

Think Menu,not pills: No weight loss pill have ever been shown to cause permanent loss that continues after the pill is stopped. All have rebound weight gain. Why not try a menu of only natural whole food for two weeks. Meat, fruit, vegs, eggs only. No dairy, juices, bread, sodas, or dressings. Just try it. No portion restrictions, just a menu change. Do not eat anything that has an ingredient list. Good Luck! ...Read more

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How do the various t cells function?

How do the various t cells function?

T Cells: T cells are white blood cells or lymphocytes derived from thymus gland, hence named t- cells. Important function cell mediated immunity. Several kinds- t helper, cytotoxic, natural killer, regulatory and memory cells each have their own distinctive function. ...Read more

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What is thyroid simulating harmone? And how can we control it

What is thyroid simulating harmone? And how can we control it

TSH...: Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) a.K.A. Thyrotropin is a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland. Tsh stimulates the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormone. Low TSH usually means that you are hyperthyroid. Hi TSH usually means that you are hypothyroid. The level of thyroid hormone in the blood regulates the release of TSH via a negative feedback loop. ...Read more

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How do diseases of pregnancy interrupt homeostasis?

How do diseases of pregnancy interrupt homeostasis?

?homeostasis: Don 't know what you mean. During pregnancy you are feeding your growing infant. Most diseases of pregancy are due to lousy diet that is so common in U.S. E.G. Nausea and vomiting is diet related and so is toxemia. It is hardly surprising that the fetus is affected. So some common conditions in infants are actually set up during the pregnancy. ...Read more

Homeostasis (Definition)

Homeostasis refers to a ...Read more