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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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 hormone therapy be an alternative to breast augmentation at 50?

Can hormone therapy be an alternative to breast augmentation at 50?

Possibly but don't: Although hormone therapy may produce enlargement of the breasts as an incidental event i would not advise that you or your friend take them for this sole intended purpose without a thorough understanding of the risks, alternatives, and benefits. ...Read more

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How effective is hormone therapy for growing breast size?

How effective is  hormone therapy for growing breast size?

Not Very: Please don't use hormones to increase breast size. You don't get much result and you increase your risk of cancer. ...Read more

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Is there a doctor that specializes in hormone therapy to increase the size of my breasts?

Is there a doctor that specializes in hormone therapy to increase the size of my breasts?

No: There are doctors that can help with breast augmentation (making your breasts bigger), but they are called plastic surgeons and they accomplish this with implants. The use of hormones to increase the breast size of a normal woman is very risky and unethical. ...Read more

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Some body tell me about hormone therapy for growing breast to a larger size?

Run Away: Remember that the breast is one of the most cancer risky areas of the body. Anything that stimulates growth increases your risk of cancer. ...Read more

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How will i know breast cancer hormone therapy is working?

How will i know breast cancer hormone therapy is working?

Depends on situation: If you are receiving hormonal therapy for metastatic breast cancer you will hopefully notice improvement in symptoms from the cancer or by seeing an improvement on another scan. If you are taking hormonal therapy to minimize the chance of recurrence, there is no way to know how well it is working for you as an individual. However, many studies prove that it decreases the chance of recurrence. ...Read more

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Does postmenopausal hormone therapy lead to breast cancer?

Does postmenopausal hormone therapy lead to breast cancer?

Very low Risk: With due respect. The landmark study, whi, is called into question in so many ways. The nih spent millions to answer very little. As an re, i feel there are many facets to HRT and a careful and comprehensive evaluation of the literature supports a very minimal at best increase in breast cancer and the evidence points to the progestin component only (provera). Consultation warranted. ...Read more

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Is it true that female hormone therapy can increase the risk of breast cancer?

Is it true that female hormone therapy can increase the risk of breast cancer?

Yes: Certain hormones, especially longer use of estrogens, can increase a person's risk of breast cancer. Estrogen is listed as a known carcinogen on the fda web site & there is a class action lawsuit ongoing against premarin (conjugated estrogens). See site: http://m.Cancer.Org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/generalinformationaboutcarcinogens/known-and-probable-human-carcinogens. ...Read more

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Hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms cause breast cancer?

Hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms cause breast cancer?

NO BUT INCREASE RISK: Hormone therapy does not cause breast cancer but it does increase your risk of breast cancer. According to the national nurses health study using hormone replacement therapy for 10-15 yrs increases risk about 20%, if used more than 15 yrs it doubles to around 40%. Talk to your doctor to help you decide how to better manage postmenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Hormone Therapy (Definition)

Any hormone given from externally (body not being able to make it enough for its own need, or as a form of medication to achieve certain goal) comes under this category. Estrogen in menopause; thyroxine for hypothyroidism, Insulin in dm are all in this category; so are ...Read more


Dr. Otto Placik
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Breast Augmentation (Definition)

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to increase the size of the breast. It is commonly done with implants (saline or gel) or with fat transfer. There are advantages and ...Read more