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How Does Estrogen Affect Men
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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