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Teen age hormonal imbalance 14 year old male questionable masculine development?

Teen age hormonal imbalance  14 year old male questionable masculine development?

Improbable...: I'm not sure what your question is here, but apparently you think you have "hormonal imbalance" at age 14. Of course you do - that is what is normal in the teen years. Nothing is in the right proportions yet, levels change constantly. That's why you have acne, are moody, have wet dreams, voice cracks. Sounds like you are the most normal teen i've heard from this week! ...Read more

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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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Are estrone, estradiol, progesterone and androstenedione all male or female hormones?

Are estrone, estradiol, progesterone and androstenedione all male or female hormones?

Both but: All of these hormones are produced by men and women. Estrone, Estradiol and Progesterone primarily female hormones. Androstenedione has androgenic (male like effects) and is elevated in many women with pcos. ...Read more

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What hormone affects body hair during puberty?

What hormone affects body hair during puberty?

Adrenal androgens: Hormones that are not cortisol but are produced by the adrenal gland are responsible for hair growth in pubertal development. 17 hydroxy progesterone, DHEA and DHEAS. ...Read more

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What causes precocious puberty in girls?

What causes precocious puberty in girls?

Not sure: Puberty is occurring earlier - we think because girls are heavier. True precocious puberty may be due to many factors. If you have a girl child who is growing breasts or having a menstrual period ahead of her peers see a pediatric endocrinologist now. ...Read more

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What hormones help regulate human reproductive in male or female?

What hormones help regulate human reproductive in male or female?

Lots: Many hormones regulate reproduction. Fsh and LH help to grow and mature the eggs. Tsh (thryoid hormone system) and prolactin (milk hormones) help regulate the environment of ovulation. Male hormones such as testosterone and dheas affect ovulation and implantation. This is just the beginning. ...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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How can taking female growth hormones affect men?

Dangerous: A very dangerous practice which can upset the natural balance of hormone secretion and cause severe problems. Only done by people with severe psychiatric problems. ...Read more

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What hormones decrease/increase after puberty?

What hormones decrease/increase after puberty?

No increase: During puberty the pituitary produces increased levels of LH and FSH which stimulate the testes or the ovaries to produce higher levels of either testosterone or estradiol. At the end of puberty we continue to produce roughly the same amounts of those hormones in our 20s and 30s but in females estradiol production drops off at menopause. In males, testosterone levels fall gradually fall from 40s ...Read more

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Does fsh(follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in women after menopause?

Does fsh(follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in women after menopause?

Somewhat: Fsh has an inverse relationship to estrogen, as estrogen goes down, FSH rises. It can have minor fluctuations after menopause but it generally remains elevated. This is one tool for assessing if a women is in menopause. ...Read more

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What hormones change during adolescence?

Dr. Ashu Syal Dr. Syal
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What hormones change during adolescence?

Adolescence: In males--- testosterones rise causing--- deepening of male voice, male hair distribution and muscle hyper trophy and height growth spurt. In females--- it's fsh and lh stimulating activation of ovaries and rise in Estrogens and progesterones. This leads to breast growth, monthly periods and smoother- softer skin. Both males and females also suffer from acne under hormonal influence. ...Read more

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Can sex hormones interfere with bone growth during puberty?

Can sex hormones interfere with bone growth during puberty?

Confusing question: Sex hormones signal the growth centers to accelerate and complete the linear growth. In a sense, the sex hormones are just a normal part of the growth process.Without them, a person would continue to grow at a slow but steady rate, but would not gain muscle mass and sexual maturity. ...Read more

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A 40 yr old male with testosterone & cortisol deficiences oestradiol level is 665 (Ref: 10-40 pg/ml) Could pituitary adenoma increase male oestrogen?

A 40 yr old male with testosterone & cortisol deficiences oestradiol level is 665 (Ref: 10-40 pg/ml) Could pituitary adenoma increase male oestrogen?

Perhaps: You have real issues with the estrogen level that you are walking around with, you are at very high risk of stroke and heart attack. Yes, a pituitary tumors, such as a prolactinoma is a very strong possiblity. If you have not already done so, you need to see endocrinologist and you need an MRI of your brain to check your pituitary gland. ...Read more

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Very late puberty so would growth hormones help?

Very late puberty so would growth hormones help?

Gh: Not really related unless you are short. You may have adult gh deficiency. Too late to get any height. But it could positively affect your metabolism. ...Read more

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Does FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in men too?

Yes: The hypothalamus making a gonadotrophic hormone to stimulate lh and fsh also secretes episodically. ...Read more

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Which factors hampers breast development in a female during puberty?

Which factors hampers breast development in a female during puberty?

The basics: Both males and females have breast tissue but the differentiation comes in how your genes interact with the hormones you produce. Whether you end up with watermelons or a raison on a pancake is determined by the interplay between these factors. There is usually at least some difference in the two, some more than others. Breast tissue with low sensitivity to hormones will grow less. ...Read more

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Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

No: No, they don't stunt height in males. That is unfortunately a falsehood being perpetuated. ...Read more

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Does masterbation effect hormones in females?

Does masterbation effect hormones in females?

Not really.: Masturbation and orgasms will release certain chemicals from your body such as endorphins, and neurotransmitters such as Dopamine and seretonin. It will not however, necessarily cause a sustainable rise in your female hormones. ...Read more

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Male having female body shape?

Male having female body shape?

Many different cause: Klinefelters syndrome is common, but there are many other genetic disorders and disorders of sexual development that could produce such a picture. ...Read more

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Puberty (Definition)

Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more