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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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Does taking hormone pills help to enlarge breasts?

Does taking hormone pills help to enlarge breasts?

Wel....: Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more

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Is there some very deep reason why we cannot use similar hormonal techniques to enlarge breasts?

What?: I don't understand your question. What similar hormonal techniques are you referring to? "similar" to what? ...Read more

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Help please! is breast enlargement by hormonal methods possible?

Help please! is breast enlargement by hormonal methods possible?

Yes, not consistent: Hormones are normally responsible for breathe enlargement and this is often used for breast enhancement in male to female transgender transformations. However the results produced are not consistent and their potential effects in stimulating the growth of breast cancer are largely unknown but suspected if estrogen based. Many women experience a mild degree of breast enlargement with birth control. ...Read more

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Any hormones i can use to enlarge my breast size? And how I should use them?

Any hormones i can use to enlarge my breast size? And how I should use them?

Breast Augmentation: Hormone supplementation is not a proven safe or effective treatment to enlarge breast size. Breast augmentation with silicone gel breast implants, saline breast implants or anatomical breast implants has a proven record of safety and reliability. ...Read more

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Can i take hormones to get rid of an ovaryan cyst and also enlarge my breasts?

Can i take hormones to get rid of an ovaryan cyst and also enlarge my breasts?

Not related: Ovarian and breast cysts are not caused by hormone imbalance. Ovarian cysts are left each month when you ovulate; breast cysts are common, but need to be evaluated when they occur. There is no hormonal balancing required. ...Read more

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I want to begin my male to female transition. Can somebody tell me if it possible to take hormones without breast enlargement. I do not want breasts?

I want to begin my male to female transition. 

Can somebody tell me if it possible to take hormones without breast enlargement. I do not want breasts?

No: If you take hormones you will get breast enlargement, although how much will largely depend on genetics. I am not sure you are truly ready to transition if you don't want breasts. ...Read more

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What hormones are needed to produce breast enlargement in males? Trans-gendered male wanting femine breasts; am type 1 diabetic; other wise healthy.

What hormones are needed to produce breast enlargement in males? Trans-gendered male wanting femine breasts; am type 1 diabetic; other wise healthy.

A : A doctor called an endocrinologist (hormone specialist) will be able to help you with this issue. The hormone estrogen is used for this purpose. Estrogen is given to the patient desiring female breasts to bring their level of estrogen to that of a woman. Please know that this treatment can cause serious health problems, such as tumors, heart attacks and blood clots, therefore an experienced doctor needs to be the one supervising this treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can i take breast enlargement pills that mimic hormones after i had breast augmentation done 3 months ago?

Can i take breast enlargement pills that mimic hormones after i had breast augmentation done 3 months ago?

Not reccommended: I am a bit confused. You had a breast augmentation and now you want to manipulate your hormones to get even larger breasts. First, breast enlargement pills are not fda approved to be safe and effective. Next, manipulating hormones can have side effects. Third, speak with your plastic surgeon, as it seems there is an issue with the outcome. ...Read more

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