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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Hormone Replacement (Overview)

Hormone replacements are a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


Dr. Ana Adelstein
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
22 years in practice
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What's the hormone replacement for transgendered m to f?

Dr. Ana Adelstein
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
22 years in practice
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What's the hormone replacement for transgendered m to f?

Individualized Care: An endocrinologist working w/u would tailor hormone treatments 2 u, specifically. But in general, 4 someone ur age the endo would likely consider 2 classes of agents: (1) agents that block production of andogens -"male" sex hormones like testosterone. One commonly used is the drug spironolactone. (2) "female" hormones -typically some mix of estrogen & progesterone. Specifics: http://bit.Ly/17gtqra. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Hormone Replacement (Overview)

Hormone replacements are a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


Dr. Yvette Westford
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
15 years in practice
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In hormone replacement therapy, what exactly can topical testostorarone do for a woman?

Dr. Yvette Westford
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
15 years in practice
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In hormone replacement therapy, what exactly can topical testostorarone do for a woman?

Many things: Testosterone in women has many functions. Besides its psychological and sexual effects, adequate levels of testosterone play an important role in helping women maintain a healthy body composition. It is important for bone strength and development of lean muscle mass and strength. Testosterone also contributes to overall sense of well-being and energy level. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Managing Menopause (Tip)

Managing Menopause

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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If there is a simple answer to the question, must I or mustn't I take hormone replacement?

Dr. Wayne Ingram
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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If there is a simple answer to the question, must I or mustn't I take hormone replacement?

No: It's complicated based upon symptoms, recently menopausal or not, family history, modality of delivery, etc. Your gyn md can explain in more detail. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Board Certified, Thoracic Surgery
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What is the definition or description of: hormone replacement therapy?

Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Board Certified, Thoracic Surgery
34 years in practice
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Hormone function: Usually done to provide the hormones that would be deficient upon surgical removal or inactivity or malfunction of a hormone producing gland or organ. The endocrinologist is the medical specialist that specializes amongst other things , in doing just that. Insulin/glucagon-pancreas, thyroid hormone-thyroid, ovaries, testicles, hypothalamus, pituitary to include some. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
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Managing Menopause (Tip)

Managing Menopause

Bioidentical hormone replacement has helped millions of women in menopause. ...See more

Dr. DeWayde Perry
Board Certified, Integrative Medicine
21 years in practice
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Will I lose weight after prescribed thyroid hormone replacement?

Dr. DeWayde Perry
Board Certified, Integrative Medicine
21 years in practice
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Will I lose weight after prescribed thyroid hormone replacement?

Possibly: An underactive thyroid gland may indeed lead to difficulty losing body fat (weight). With proper thyroid replacement and achieving optimal levels of your thyroid hormones, you may notice increased weight loss. However, it is critical to optimize nutrition and exercise if you want to achieve and maintain your weight loss goals. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Considine
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
2M people helped
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Can you use natural hormone replacement for menopause?

Dr. Kevin Considine
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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Can you use natural hormone replacement for menopause?

Yes: Absolutely one could use bioequivalent ie natural hormone replacement for menopause. I especially recommend it to patients whos are very sensitive to synthetic hormone replacement therapy. There are quite a few compounding pharmacies that can help one obtain these types of hormones for treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
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Managing Menopause

Request hormone replacement therapy if going through menopause early. ...See more

Dr. DeWayde Perry
Board Certified, Integrative Medicine
21 years in practice
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What is hormone replacement therapy used for?

Dr. DeWayde Perry
Board Certified, Integrative Medicine
21 years in practice
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Replace hormones: Hormones play an integral role in our health and wellbeing. For various reasons, some hormones may decrease which results in predictable signs and symptoms. Blood testing can detect deficient or insufficient levels of many important hormones. Replacement therapy is used to increase the levels of these hormones to healthy levels. There are risks and benefits to this therapy. Speak with your doc. ...Read more

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