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How To Increase Female Hormone Levels Naturally
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
Male to Female: Hormonal treatment for changing gender is very complicated. Before a physician is allowed to start that hormonal treatment, the patient needs to have an official clearance from a mental health specialist in gender issues. Then and only then, the hormone therapy begins. There are specific protocols to be followed, with lots of monitoring. High doses of estrogen would be needed ultimately. ...Read more
Former female hormone drug users - will you again use this product after you've found out the truth about whi data contradiction?
Estrogen increase: It would increase her estrogen level, and if dose is high enough or frequent enough, it could alter menses and even act as a contraceptive. If the person is post menopausal, it can prevent bone loss and restore vaginal lubrication and postpone hot flashes and nite sweats. Should only be done with medical supervision and advice. ...Read more
When the female hormone which affects conception is affected. How is it revived...what drugs do one take?
It's complicated: There is not one hormone that affects conception. The menstrual cycle is a complex interaction between several hormones. Sometimes, things don't work right, and ovulation doesn't happen. There are medications that can help if you are not ovulating. These are prescribed medications, and you need to be followed to find the right dosage and avoid side effects like hyperstimulation. Talk to your GYN ...Read more
Bioidentical: progesterone replacement tends to enhance fertility. So if you want to avoid pregnancy, you will need to be careful. Taking bioidentical hormones and oral contraceptives at the same time is not recommended. The non-bioidentical hormones in oral contraceptives are not good for your system anyway. Please use another form of birth control while on bioidentical replacement therapy. ...Read more
I have heard from a lot of bodybuilders that soybeans are actually having estrogen which is considered a female hormone, is it true? Is it good for mens?
Not true: You can manufacture hormones from soy -- almost all the testosterone sold in the United States is made from soy. Remember, bodybuilders are not experts in medicine and science - that's what doctor's do. Don't get your health information from friends, tv or the internet. Soy intake isn't a female hormone. ...Read more
Is that true that cabbage can remove female hormone in man and can make testosterone high? I'm 16 and I think I have low testos. Bec. I have smll penis
Is it dangerous to my health to use female hormone patches on male breasts? How do I get prescription for progesterone?
Why you want to use female hormone patches on your breast at age of 51 years
whatever the purpose of your question is, you should not use female sex hormone patches without consulting a doctor as it can cause side effects
you can only get prescription for Progesterone in us after consulting a physician. ...Read more
How/Does Thyroid hormone production normally fluctuate along with female hormone cycle? Are you more likely to have hi/lower t4/t3 at certain times?
No "DIRECT" connection between thyroid gland output and t-4/t3 ratios and "female hormones" except that the BINDING of the hormone itself is altered by female hormone levels...This does not generally effect the end point of Thyroid Hormone effects (on growth, muscles and other tissues)
Hope this helps!
Perhaps a more specific question can generate a better answer!
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Does the product maca/maca root enhances the breast, butt, regulate hormone, and help with irregular periods? Also do female hormone pills work
This in greater detail I can't give you much, but I can say this...
If it did, would there be a single woman on Earth not taking it?
Natural miracle drugs just don't exist. If they did, no one would get breast augmentation, diet or exercise, or have menstrual problems. ...Read more
Does taking tasly phytosoy tablets help balance hormones in women who is in the 30 thirties? Also what are the signs that hormones are imbalance?
I'm a female age 25 is there anyway I can balance my hormones naturally I'm still gettin terrible spots and is actually bought my confidence down?
No: Hormones fluctuate. The pill has many advantages. Decreased risk of ovarian cancer by 50% over 5 years, 50% decrease in uterine cancer, less anemia, less unplanned pregnancies, improved skin, etc. If u can't tolerate get low dose estrogen and use at night. Don't go overboard on natural. It's not natural to have clothes on, have a roof or a sewage system. Go with what will work. Good luck. ...Read more
Doubtful idea: I see ur in your thirties, and you have probably read speculative work about supplements or activities intended to increase your growth hormone levels to gain muscle and fitness. It's laudable you are seeking natural fitness; from my reading and general knowledge of how the body works, I doubt that anything special (arginine, whatever) will really help you beyond what good exercise & diet can do. ...Read more
There is no way to increase hormones naturally.
I don't know whether you are a man or a woman.
In women menopause starts around age 50 and that has effects on your hormones.
Anyway, why are you wanting to increase hormones?
Has your doctor told you that some of them are already low? ...Read more
I have been privileged to see 2 or 3 new such patients each month with good success.
I do not understand why your Hormone Replacement Therapy was increased but your hormone levels decreased.
What was your baseline hormone level and what is it now?
Please let me know if you can. ...Read more
I am constantly aroused I am a 42 year old female. I recently had my hormones levels checked and doc said they were fine. What is my problem?
Do you need to?: Hi. Have you had your ovaries removed? Do you have premature menopause? Turner's syndrome? Etc? You have not told us why, at age 35, you NEED to increase your estrogens, or if they're even low! Without that info, it's difficult (and irresponsible) to make recommendations. ...Read more
Yes: Increasing growth hormone levels will increase height until the bone's growth plates close (2 years after menses starts in girls, til age 17-20 in boys). This is not prescribed unless one is much shorter than average, but one can safely increase one's production of growth hormone through diet & lifestyle. See http://bit. Ly/1cYCtlQ for a good discussion on how to raise your levels. ...Read more
Stress hormones: Stress hormones are generally not good for the body. The main potentially harmful one is cortisol. But there are several others including epinephrine. In the short term these are fine and may help you in a fight/flight scenario. However chronic high levels will lead to insulin resistance. weight gain, hypertension and diabetes. ...Read more