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Increasing Steroids Cah Pregnancy
If anabolic steroids increase estrogen(e) levels, will boosting testosterone naturally(ie taking vit d, lifting weights, abstinence) also increase e?
Your "natural": Methods do not "boost" testosterone. That's determined by endocrine feedback mechanisms and other factors. Any increase in testosterone will lead to minor increases in estrogen due to hormone conversion, but they are insignificant and meaningless except in people who take excessive exogenous testosterone. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Are gonadotropic hormones only glycoproteins (fsh, lh)? Sex steroids would be classified as steroids, separate from gonadotropins, right?
Right: I'm glad you are learning the differences among the classes of biomolecules. ...Read more
Are There Natural Ways To Treat Secondary Hypogonadism after prolong Anabolic Steroids usage. T/LH/FSH level low rest is fine. Hypogonadism revesable?
Can fertility drugs like Gonal-F & HCG for IUI increase growth hormone levels and increase the height of a 30-something woman by noticeable amounts?
No: That would be big business if it could do that ...Read more
No: Just the opposite, it can cause growth suppression by antagonistic effect to hgh http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc297190/. ...Read more
Dose an injection of cidolut depot (17 -alpha. Hydroxy -progesterone -17carrots) 250mg 3 days prior a pregnancy blood test affect the pregnancy test?
Can Beconase (beclomethasone) reduce adrenal androgens? I have salt wasting congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Thank :-)
Please tell me.After use clomid, (clomiphene) will be there more negative feedback because of higher testosterone and estrogen?
See your doctor...: Clomid (clomiphene) increases male fertility as well as female fertility. Since it binds to estrogen receptors in the hypothalamus, there is no negative feedback on gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) in the pituitary gland. Most people your age are not interested in having babies. Some men take it off-label instead of testosterone to increase virility. Talk to your doctor for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What drugs will you be prescribed for excessive menstration insuline resistant failure to ovulate and high levels of androgens?
PCOS Diagnosis: The diagnosis of pcos requires 2 of 3 findings: irregular cycles > 35 days, elevated male hormones, acne or excess hair growth or polycystic appearing ovaries on us. Insulin resistance is not a diagnostic criteria. Metformin, low glycemic diet and weight training exercise are great. Actos (pioglitazone) may be better for thin women. Bcpills may be a problem if cholesterol and triglycerides are high. ...Read more
Misdiagnosed pcos? Pco seen on ultrasound, LH higher than FSH during luteal phase. Some irregular periods but no other symptoms. Androgens not tested.
Pcos 30yr, height 159 inches and weight is 65 kgs will Clomid (clomiphene) induce pregnancy in me my last fsh, lh, glucosetolerance, prolactin, testosteroneare normal?
If high cortisol can decrease serotonin levels then can low cortisol(like due to iatrogenic adrenal suppression) increase serotonin levels?
Is taking systemic corticosteroids (I.e. prednisone, prednisolone etc.) contraindicated while taking testosterone or Test precursor? Endos weigh in?
No: These are two different types of chemicals and depending on the reasons for usage could be used together. These are issues to discuss with your physicians. ...Read more
I am 23 and have osteoporosis and osteopenia due to an eating disorder and steroid use(for CAH) what can I take other than vitamins to correct ?
Prescription medica-: tions for osteoporosis would probably best be managed by the endocrinologist who manages your Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Sign records releases so that he or she can review your labs & DEXA scans prior to your visit. Keep your primary physician & mental health providers in the loop. They are all part of the team that helps you become & stay healthy. ...Read more
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -non classical kind, what are some remedies to help with side effects of disease and medicine like steroids?
Adrenal hyperplasia: The commonest type of congenital adrenal hyperplasia is caused by deficiency of 21 hydroxylase, classical type presents at birth, but non classical may present later in early childhood or during puberty.It is difficult to answer all about it, but some salt depleted patients need to be on steroids and the patints need to be monotored for other defects, it should be trated by a pediatric endocrinologist. ...Read more
Non classical CAH: Non classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia is diagnosed via a single blood test, drawn in the morning and looking at adrenal steroid levels (17-hydroxyprogesterone, androstenedione and testosterone). This may be sufficient to make the diagnosis of CAH. An ACTH stimulation test is done to confirm the diagnosis. Needs follow up with an endocrinologist. ...Read more
See Below: There are no physical characteristics associated with cah. ...Read more
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