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Do men have female hormones, vice versa?

Do men have female hormones, vice versa?

Yes: We all make male and female hormones. How they manifest depends on genetics ( y chromosome ) and the balance between the two. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Can i make female hormones homade for men to use to transgendre to female?

Can i make female hormones homade for men to use to transgendre to female?

go to Doctor: The transition from male to female needs to be done under the careful supervision of a doctor specializing in transgender medicine. Do not use home made hormones or hormones off the internet. ...Read more

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What are some natural herbs to balance your female hormones?

What are some natural herbs to balance your female hormones?

Avoid: The natural thing is to leave your hormones alone; they're probably balanced perfectly as is. If you have problems, get evaluated by your doctor and get it diagnosed and treated properly. Don't take some store-bought or internet junk that you don't know what it is or what it's supposed to do. Won't help you and could harm you. Don't get medical info from friends, tv, or the internet. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you are born a female and you take female hormones will your physical features change?

Yes, and: If you're not deficient and receiving the hormones from a physician for a true medical problem -- they could be harmful to your health when you're young. Later they may be needed for replacement of deficiency or contraception, but only when prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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What are the differences between male and female hormones?

What are the differences between  male and female hormones?

Their levels: Both males and females make estrogen and testosterone. Females make much more estrogen leading to female physical characteristics ( breast development, body shape, etc) whereas males make much more testosterone leading to their physical characteristics (male pattern hair, muscle mass, etc). Also, women produce Progesterone as a consequence of ovulation and lots during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are female hormones?

What are female hormones?

See below: Basically men and woman have the same hormones but in different proportions. The body always wants to be in balance. When it s not you get abnormalities like hot flash, night sweat, painful periods, etc. In a elementary since when people say female hormones they mean estrogen and when they say male hormones they mean testosterone, but there are so many more hormones. ...Read more

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Ive been taking female hormones how do i go about getting sex reassignment surgery?

Ive been taking female hormones how do i go about getting sex reassignment surgery?

Experienced surgeon: I am hoping you have been taking female hormones with the supervision of a medical doctor, preferably an endocrinologist who specializes in gender reassignment hormone therapy. Such a specialist may help guide you to a surgeon that is experienced in gender reassignment surgeries. Also you could search online and make sure the chosen surgeon has a lot of experience and has done many such surgeries ...Read more

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Why does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Why does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Could be: In perimenopause and menopause, the thermostat for women seems to be "reset". Small changes in the ambient temperature, spicy foods, stress, or wine may trigger hot flashes. On the other hand, other medical problems such as thyroid dysfunction, infections, or lymphoma, can also trigger temperature fluctuations, so check with your doctor if you are too young or too old for menopause. ...Read more

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Does nutramigen produce female hormones?

Does nutramigen produce female hormones?

No evidence: Nutramigen is elemental feeding formula for infants who may be sensitive/intolerant to cow's milk or soy protein. ...Read more

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I'm 25 yet my female hormones are untraceable and say i'm pre-pubertal, what could this be?

I'm 25 yet my female hormones are untraceable and say i'm pre-pubertal, what could this be?

Need specialist: This is a concerning situation. More concerning is the fact that your puberty signals (which i assume LH and fsh) are in prepubertal range. You may be suffering from a pituitary/hypothalamic problem (hypopituitarism). I urge you to discuss this with a fertility/endocrinology specialist. Eating disorders, low BMI and exposure to cranial radiation can be contributing factors. ...Read more