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Orgasm (Definition)

Conventionally, orgasm is the culmination of sexual arousal (and may be repeated) and typically produces great pleasure through direct genital stimulation of the male penis and female clitoris. However, orgasm may also be achieved via the brain or as a reflex arc. The physical characteristics are an explosive peak & repeated neuromuscular action causing release of male ...Read more


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Is a hysterectomy after menopause the best answer for hormone therapy if you have uterine fibroids?

Is a hysterectomy after menopause the best answer for hormone therapy if you have uterine fibroids?

It depends: Most fibroids shrink in menopause, even if you are treated with low-dose hormone therapy. If, however, fibroids grow during menopause, that is a red flag for possible trouble. Hysterectomy will be your best bet to rule out the possibility of a cancerous growth, and to prevent further fibroid growth. Furthermore, you can then use estrogen alone which may be safer than estrogen plus progesterone. ...Read more

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Can hormone replacement therapy for women cause loss of libido and difficulty achieving orgasm?

Can hormone replacement therapy for women cause loss of libido and difficulty achieving orgasm?

Possible: There are several side effects to hrt, and libido issues are one. Menopausal and perimenopausal symptoms in and of themselves, can wreak havoc on a woman's sex drive/libido and orgasms in general. Discuss with your rx'ing dr. And hopefully adjusting and or changing meds may help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please explain why is hormone therapy important to women with von willebrands?

Please explain why is hormone therapy important to women with von willebrands?

Von Willebrands: This is an important question. Please go online and look for articles related to von Willebrands. You will find many articles that will explain this to you in a manner you will understand. Those articles are designed for patients not doctors and you should be able to learn a lot. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why hormone therapy is important to women with von willebrands?

Can you please explain why hormone therapy is important to women with von willebrands?

Not: In general it is not. However if your periods are very heavy hormones can make the bleeding less. But other than than hormones are not important. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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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