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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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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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Would taking male hormones increase facial hair? I am pro weightlifter (female).

Would taking male hormones increase facial hair? I am pro weightlifter (female).

Yes: All Anabolic steroids (steroids used to increase muscle mass) have androgenic (male "making") effects as well. You can get increased facial hair, development of acne, voice deepening, and clitoris enlargement. Not all of these are reversible! ...Read more

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What occurs if a female took female hormone/estrogen pills?

What occurs if a female took female hormone/estrogen pills?

Estrogen increase: It would increase her estrogen level, and if dose is high enough or frequent enough, it could alter menses and even act as a contraceptive. If the person is post menopausal, it can prevent bone loss and restore vaginal lubrication and postpone hot flashes and nite sweats. Should only be done with medical supervision and advice. ...Read more

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Im taking the female hormone blend sp-7c?

I don't know what: your question is, but spec doesn't contain any hormones and is a waste of your money. Implanon is a contraceptive implant, so why would you want to take supplements in the first place? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Will taking male hormones stop a woman's period?

Will taking male hormones stop a woman's period?

Testosterone: Can alter menstrual cycles. More importantly, why would a 35 year old woman want to take testosterone in the first place. It is rarely indicated and can have dangerous side effects. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. Check w/your doctor. ...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 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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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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Hormone tests are normal.diet is healthy but still im facing male pattern baldness type hair loss.im 30 years old unmarried female.

Hormone tests are normal.diet is healthy but still  im facing male pattern baldness type hair loss.im 30 years old unmarried female.

It's hard to check: hormones and frequently female pattern hair loss may not show lab abnormalities. You can have a biopsy performed if thyroid and iron/ferritin and complete blood count are normal. See derm for answers and treatment options as we do have success treating female pattern baldness ...Read more

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Will male fertility drugs cause pregnancy in a female taking birth control pills?

Will male fertility drugs cause pregnancy in a female taking birth control pills?

Birth Control Pill: If your partner is taking a low dose birth control pill, or misses several pills, there may not be enough hormone to suppress ovulation and she can get pregnant whether you are taking male fertility drugs or not. Still, if you are taking male fertility supplements, it suggests you may have a low sperm count and that reduces the chance of her conceiving. You should get semen analysis to find out. ...Read more

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Pcod effects on female body?

Pcod effects on female body?

Do you mean PCOS?: If so, some affects can range from weight gain, male pattern hair distribution, Insulin resistance, infertility, etc.. Again, these are not strict criteria. ...Read more

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Pills for healthy and strong male sperm?

Pills for healthy and strong male sperm?

Healthy diet: Eat lots of fresh or frozen vegetables and fruits to boost antioxidant levels. Avoid heat sources including laptops, hot tubs. ...Read more

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Could a man regain his fertility after he stops taking female hormones?

Could a man regain his fertility after he stops taking female hormones?

Depends: "female hormones" as well as other steroids can affect the sperm and male fertility. Some of those effects can be of short duration and reversible while others can have a long term effect. Ideally you should have a baseline semen analysis and hormone tests and have a follow up with a urologist or a fertility specialist. New sperm is produce on average every ~ 3 so it could take time to see result. ...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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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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Could male taking clomiphene for years have attenuation of endogenous LH production from pituitary?

Could male taking clomiphene for years have attenuation
of endogenous LH production from pituitary?

Probably not: Clomiphene works by blocking estrogen at the pituitary. The pituitary sees less estrogen, and makes more lh. More LH means that the leydig cells in the testis make more testosterone. I don't see how Clomid (clomiphene) would cause the LH production to attenuate. ...Read more

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45 yr old female taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopaus. Family history of hypothyroidism, experiencing symptoms, TSH 3.0 will gugglesterones help?

45 yr old female taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopaus. Family history of
hypothyroidism, experiencing symptoms, TSH 3.0  will gugglesterones help?

Maybe not..: You likely are hypothyroid. Ideally try to search for cause. Full thyroid panel for you needs to include reverse t3, (liothyronine) free t3, (liothyronine) tpo's etc. Especially with family history, must check thyroid antibodies. Rule out gluten sensitivity via enterolabs, detox and cleanse. Check heavy metal load with random urine pre and post challenge heavy metals. ...Read more

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


Male (Definition)

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