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How do I start hormone treatment?

How do I start hormone treatment?

Go see ur Family Doc: There are many hormones so you need to see your Family Doc to determine which hormones are deficient, if any. Depending upon hormone, you may need to see an Endocrinologist. With that said, Family Docs are trained to care for those w/diabetes, hypothyroidism, menopause, etc. Don't take any "hormone supplements" before checking w/your doc. There's no proof that these dietary supplements are safe. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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What age do I have you be for hormone treatment?

What age do I have you be for hormone treatment?

Any age, 33 certainl: At 33 , you can certainly receive appropriate hormones. Check with MD to see what if any are necessary ...Read more

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Growth hormone treatment, and effects?

Growth hormone treatment, and  effects?

More info: Help me give you a more helpful answer - gh treatment for what cause? Male or female? Child or adult? ...Read more

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Pregnenolone is for what kind of hormone treatment?

Adrenals: This is an adrenal hormone that through a variety of chemical reactions and enzymes can be converted into other hormones for use in several areas of the endocrine system. ...Read more

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What can happen if I stop androgel hormone treatment?

Very Little: Androgel is a topical testosterone preparation used to treat low testosterone in men. Any use in women is off lable and not approved bu the fda. You were likely using it to treat a decreased libido (sex drive). There should be no risks from abruptly stopping it but you should confirm the reason you were perscribed the medication and consult with the physician who perscribed. ...Read more

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How can I know if female hormone treatment will help me?

How can I know if female hormone treatment will help me?

Depends: If your problems are related to a deficiency in your hormones, there is a very good chance that treatment with hormones will help. Your first step is to make an appointment with your doctor to go over what issues you are having and probably get an exam and some tests. Then if the problems seem to be related to a deficiency, start the treatment. There are no guarantees, but it usually works well! ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me the side effects to a hormone treatment?

Can anyone tell me the side effects to a hormone treatment?

More info: Please help me give you a more helpful answer - what hormone treatment and for what cause? Male or female? Child or adult? ...Read more

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How does hormone treatment affect the health of transgenders?

How does hormone treatment affect the health of transgenders?

Safe, Effective: From the largest scientific study to date examining safety (2014): "Cross-sex hormone treatment of transgender adults leads to very few long-term side effects." http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/827713 As I understand it, the risks become those associated w/ the hormones, themselves - the same risks cisgender persons face. Also, cross-sex hormone treatments can help reduce gender dysphoria. ...Read more

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What do you know about bio-identical hormone treatment pro/cons?

What do you know about bio-identical hormone treatment pro/cons?

That's a long answer: Hormones such as estrogen have multiple forms. Some are naturally occuring in humans, others are synthetic, animal or plant based compounds that have simular effects. Bio-identicals are more like the compounds made in the human body. For menopause treatment most studies show little to no advantage. Furthermore many compounded products are not monitored by fda. Advantages depend on their use. ...Read more

Dr. Wendy Askew
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Hormone Treatment (Definition)

There is limited data on giving estrogen patches to help with postpartum depression. It is not standard therapy without being used in combination ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more