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Normal: Transgendered humans take hormones to assist in their gender transition. Those who are homosexual are comfortable with their gender and do not take hormones. Homosexuality is found in all sexual species on earth. It is a normal variant of the human experience. ...Read more
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
Does trying for pregnancy continuously through injectable hormone and IUI makes it much harder to get pregnant? Hd 4 IUI 2 ended in miscarriage, worrid
We are trying for baby from last 4 months 2 months back I took hormones inject 1000mg as my hormones wre 318.Is thia the reason which is stopping baby?
Yes: It's a serious drug and needs to be appropriately taken under supervision of a physician. Some side effects of growth hormone are: brain bleed, pancreatitis, diabetes, hypothyroidism. Swelling, joint pain, muscle pain, headache, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, liver enzymes elevations, breast swelling, weakness... ...Read more
Glucagon: Hi. Everyone who lives on insulin should have a glucagon emergency kit on hand. The diabetic can't use it herself/himself...it's meant for when the diabetic is too low to safely give sugar by mouth. Glucagon kit is prescription only, so you'll need to talk with your doc and get an Rx. Please have it on hand...it's critically important for diabetics with hypoglycemia unawareness. ...Read more
No set time..:
The time of injection needs to be individualized, and optimal may vary from person to person.
Prior question error. Was asked about side effects, hit recycle button by mistake. Side effects can include, allergic reaction to thengh or other ingredients in the Humatrope (human growth hormone) vial. Hypothyroidism, high blood sugar, particularly in diabetics. Certain disease, must not take it. These r only a few. ...Read more
Iam 16.5 years old boy my height is 5'4 and weight is 53kg I want to increase my height can I inject the injection of growth hormone. Suggest. So worry?
No. Go for check-up.: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. One can ask the pediatrician at an annual check-up or extra office visit. ...Read more
Is it bad to not aspirate when subq injecting? I'm using a genotropin (human growth hormone) goquick pen and there's no way to aspirate, what's the worst that can happen?
Not necessary: In general, the purpose of aspirating is to detect if the needle tip is in a blood vessel. If it is, the needle can be moved slightly to avoid an injection into the bloodstream. If you are using an injection technique of pinching the skin and underlying tissue (shown on Genotropin (human growth hormone) web site), the blood vessels will be compressed while injecting. That should prevent injection into the bloodstream. ...Read more
A female aged 7, with bone age around 9.hormone tests were all normal, with little armpit hair. Doctor adviced to inject decapeptyl. What is your opinion?
See endocrinologist: This female child aged 7 is having advanced bone age suggesting growth harm one activity, also having little axillary hair. She may be going in for early onset of puberty. Get the opinion of endocrinologist, discuss about decapeptyl, and another blood test for harm one level. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. If you do get pregnant, the testosterone injections could cause masculinization of the female genitalia of a female fetus. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. If you do get pregnant, the testosterone injections could cause masculinization of the female genitalia of a female fetus. Since you are 47 years old, chances of getting pregnant are much less. However, until you haven't had a period or cycle in 12 months, you still are not considered menopausal and could get pregnant. ...Read more
I take an injectible, serostim (human growth hormone) for cachexia, before I have taken the drug for 24 mo. Prior, can I expect similar results from this dosing schedule?
Maybe, maybe not: The same person, taking the same dose of hormone as in the past, after a break of some months, should be able to get similar effects if he is really the same person. . . Meaning that he has not changed much in disease status or severity, body weight, lab test results, dietary habits, exercise habits, other meds, etc... Otherwise, he may have more or less response to the same old medication. ...Read more
I am a 37 year old generally healthy male yet my DHEA S serum hormone level is always low at 75 normal (120 to 450) What might this indicate?
Unneeded testing: If you're healthy then I don't understand why you're getting these hormone tests. Abnormal lab tests in people who are well have a high likelihood of being false positives. There is no good reason to be checking a test like this if you're feeling well, no matter what the result is. ...Read more
Hello dr. My daughter 's age is 13 years and her bust size is 36" (too large). And still growing. Is this any hormonal imbalance? How can we stop m
No: The production remains at barely detectable levels until signals from the brain send the start up messages to their respective production centers. These are biological material that have a limited duration of activity before breaking down. The must be created at a time and quantity to meet the developmental needs of the body. ...Read more
I've had back pains for 15years. It's getting worse. I had a procedure, steroids were injected into s chord. Only made it worse. What's wrong? @30yrs
May need Surgery: Chronic back is sometimes very debilitating and frustrating condition. Have you had an mri. See a neurosurgeon. If surgery is indicated other treatment modalities include physical therapy, use of tens machine, proper body alligment, ultrasonic massage, pain pills and muscle relaxants. Results from any of this including surgery and spinal steroids injections are variable. ...Read more
Which hormone (s) are produced/released by crying? Does the release of these substances help alleviate stress/anxiety & if so, how?
Benefits of Crying:
Crying stimulates the production of Endorphins, our body’s “feel-good” hormones.”
Emotional tears contain stress hormones which get excreted from the body through crying. They contain Adrenocorticotropic hormone to relieve anxiety and stress.
Crying resolves feelings of grief, feeling overwhelmed or frustrated.
Crying is an outlet for intense emotional sensations- agony, surprise or joy.
I have been feeling down. Anxious. I can't say what has brought it on. I haven't had a period in 2 months s/p d&c. Could it be hormones?
Possible: That is certainly likely, as well as the emotional status after the d&c. See your family MD or Gyn MD for examination and advice / tx. Perhaps some therapy to help determine causative factors and learn how to address them. Hang in there, get help, and good luck. ...Read more
See below: It is used to prevent hemalytic disease of the newborn. ...Read more
Hormonal issue: You will only find out if you see your doctor and describe your symptoms. The doctor will take your history, examine you, and order lab tests. What happens next depends on what your doctor has found. It may be nothing, something minor, or something worrying. Hopefully all will be OK but listen to what your doctor tells you and follow the advice. ...Read more
Depends on med: Need more info to answer this question. Could be very serious. Go to ER or primary doctor ...Read more
First, you are 28 years old. Has a doctor told you that you have "hormone imbalance", or is this your own conclusion?!
hormones in young women can usually be treated by placing them on oral contraceptives. But please see a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more
Various treatments: A person who thinks she has a hormonal imbalance can get evaluated by a primary care doctor to start with blood tests to check hormone levels. Treatments vary depending on which hormone is abnormal, such as hyperthyroid, hypothyroid, high dhea, high or low testosterone, abnormal LH or fsh, high prolactin, high insulin, etc... These conditions are from a variety of different diseases. ...Read more
Yes it can although: Individuals have varying responses to treatment. Follow up with ur gyn for ur pcos. Take care! Http://www. Mindbodygreen. Com/0-9523/9-signs-you-have-a-hormonal-imbalance-easy-ways-to-fix-it. Html. Http://wellnessmama. Com/5425/balance-hormones/http://www. M.webmd. Com/women/tc/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos-topic-overview. ...Read more
In veins: Most chemo is delivered systemically. There has to be constant access to veins. When veins of the hands or arms are employed they eventually thrombose and cant be used. Other access sites are employed such as a pic line where the catheter is passed up a vein in the arm and fixed in place for easy access. Otherwise a subclavian port is positioned with the reservoir on the chest wall for access. ...Read more