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How does soy affect testosterone?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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How does soy affect testosterone?

Jury is still out: Recall that soy (protein) has been recommended as an alternative to estrogen to treat menopause in women. In men, estrogen (estradiol) decreases testosterone production. Therefore, if a guy ingests a lot of something that increases estrogen in his body, this could potentially decrease testosterone level. So while this is conjecture, read your ingredient labels carefully! ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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How does mastectomy affect women?

How does mastectomy affect women?

Differently: Some seem not to be bothered at all. These generally include the elderly. Younger women tend to undergo a grieving process but this can be significantly diminished by pursuing reconstruction. Reconstruction techniques are so good these days that the reconstructed breast sometimes looks better than the original. Sensory loss and scars arent usually too troubling. ...Read more

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How does testosterone deficiency affect sex?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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How does testosterone deficiency affect sex?

Depends . . .: I feel a bit like former president bill clinton answering your question. If by "sex" you mean male vs female, then there's really no link between testosterone and determination of fetal gender (caveat: low Dht can cause xy male to look female). But if by "sex" you mean sexual function in a broad sense, then low t levels could decrease sex drive in both men & women as well erectile function in men. ...Read more

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How does masturbation affect prostate?

How does masturbation affect prostate?

Reduces congestion: Regular ejaculation prevents painful back-up of fluid in the prostate. This back up may lead to inflammation or an infection known as 'prostatitis' ...Read more

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How does acne affect most women?

How does acne affect most women?

Highly variable: Acne affects about 80% of the population. Women can get acne at any age. It can appear as papules (red bumps), pustules (red bump with pus coming to a head), comedones (whiteheads and blackheads), or cystic nodules (deep tender lumps underneath the skin). It can appear anywhere on the body including face, scalp, neck, chest, shoulders, back. It can be mild, moderate, severe. ...Read more

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How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

Doesn't: Topical Minoxidil probably has no effect on male fertility. Finasteride (propecia) has been implicated in reduced fertility that is reversible upon discontinuing the medicine. ...Read more

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How does aging affect breasts?

How does aging affect  breasts?

Breasts sag with age: Breasts usually sag with age. The quality and texture of the skin will also change. Veins may become visible and the skin may become speckled with age spots if the breasts have been exposed to the sun. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect testosterone levels?

How does alcohol affect testosterone levels?

Alcohol lowers T: Check out http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh25-4/282-287.htm for more indepth info on how alcohol consumption lowers testosterone production. That's not to say that you can't have a drink every now & then. But just as w/Goldilocks, excess alcohol consumption isn't good for you. ...Read more

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How does low estrogen affect skin wrinkling?

How does low estrogen affect skin wrinkling?

It increase the : Wrinkling process, it is often noticed that after the menopause women begin to age faster. Wrinkles spread rapidly; skin quickly loses elasticity and smoothness. To a large degree this seems to result from the decline in estrogen levels after the menopause. Of all hormones that decline with age, Estrogens have the most dramatic effect on the skin. ...Read more

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How does estrogen differ from testosterone?

How does estrogen differ from testosterone?

1 Methyl-1 Hydrogen: The structural difference between estrogen and testosterone is shockingly small: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/file:testosterone_estradiol_conversion.Png the functional difference is well noted. Here are a few facts you may not have know: 1) a pre-menopausal female will produce 4-5 times more testosterone per day than estrogen 2) both women and men produce and utilize testosterone and estrogen. ...Read more

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How does testicular microlithiasis affect testosterone levels?

How does testicular microlithiasis affect testosterone levels?

Microlithiasis: There is a must read article on the web "www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer/expert-answers/microlithiosis" I found the article very straightforward and easy to understand and I am sure you will too. ...Read more

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How does smoking affect a women's fertility?

How does smoking affect a women's fertility?

Decreases fertility: Smoking is particularly harmful to fertility; women who smoke have been shown to go through menopause earlier in life, and to have less success with infertility treatments. Smokers underoing in vitro fertilization are half as likely to conceive as similar age women who do not smoke. The other chemicals in the cigarettes are damaging to the eggs which increases the risk of infertility. ...Read more

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How does menopause affect rosacea?

How does menopause affect rosacea?

Facial flushing: Rosacea is more typical at same age as menopause and facial flushing associated with menopause can aggravate rosacea. ...Read more

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How does prolactinoma affect pregnancy?

How does prolactinoma affect pregnancy?

Prolactinoma: A prolactinoma is a tumor of the pituitary gland and part of the hormonal regulation in the human body. If you have a prolactinoma with high secretion of the prolactin this can definitely prevent a pregnancy from occurring. You would need to see an hormone specialist for evaluation and drug treatment or if the lesion is large then a neurosurgeon for possible surgical resection. ...Read more

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How can low estrogen affect sex in women?

How can low estrogen affect sex in women?

It dose efect it: To begin with, estrogen is associated with sex drive in women. Estrogen plays a somewhat analagous role to testosterone in males. It dose inhance the sex drive ...Read more

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Does HIV/AIDS affect men and women differently?

Does HIV/AIDS affect men and women differently?

Not really: Apart from the obvious -- for example, men can't transmit it across the placenta or through breast-feeding -- there really isn't much of anything. ...Read more

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How does Clomid (clomiphene) affect males?

How does Clomid (clomiphene) affect males?

Like in women...: Clomid (clomiphene) increases the release of lh and fsh hormones from the pituitary gland. These hormones stimulate testosterone and sperm production from the testes, respectively. This tends to only work in men when they have low to normal levels of lh/fsh to start with. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis affect men and women differently?

Does trichomoniasis affect men and women differently?

Yes: In men it may be asymptomatic or case a slight irritation of the urethra. In women is usually causes a malodorous vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more