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Do men have female hormones, vice versa?

Do men have female hormones, vice versa?

Yes: We all make male and female hormones. How they manifest depends on genetics (y chromosome) and the balance between the two. ...Read more

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Hormone (Definition)

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


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Can males develop female hormones as they get older?

Can males develop female hormones as they get older?

Getting older: May lose male hormones but unlikely to develop male hormones. If men are young and with low hormones, testosterone addition may be required. ...Read more

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What are the differences between male and female hormones?

What are the differences between male and female hormones?

Their levels: Both males and females make estrogen and testosterone. Females make much more estrogen leading to female physical characteristics (breast development, body shape, etc) whereas males make much more testosterone leading to their physical characteristics (male pattern hair, muscle mass, etc). Also, women produce Progesterone as a consequence of ovulation and lots during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I make female hormones homade for men to use to transgendre to female?

Can I make female hormones homade for men to use to transgendre to female?

Go to Doctor: The transition from male to female needs to be done under the careful supervision of a doctor specializing in transgender medicine. Do not use home made hormones or hormones off the internet. ...Read more

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I'm a transgender male looking for a female hormones, my question is can I take more than one hormone? And what is the female hormon for femenine body

I'm a transgender male looking for a female hormones, my question is can I take more than one hormone? And what is the female hormon for femenine body

Stick with doctor...: Managing transgender requires a solid dedication of patient and doctor with a close followup & monitoring on a lifelong basis. For M to F transgender, he needs androgen blockers and estrogen. For more on transgenderism, go to http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/856234#vp_2. Online care does not suffice to provide optimal transgender care. ...Read more

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Are estrone, estradiol, progesterone and androstenedione all male or female hormones?

Are estrone, estradiol, progesterone and androstenedione all male or female hormones?

Both but: All of these hormones are produced by men and women. Estrone, Estradiol and Progesterone primarily female hormones. Androstenedione has androgenic (male like effects) and is elevated in many women with pcos. ...Read more

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I'm a male looking for female hormones to become more femine looking! I've always felt like I was a genetic girl?

I'm a male looking for female hormones to become more femine looking! I've always felt like I was a genetic girl?

Need to see a dr -: If you feel this way, you will probably need to start with a psychiatrist to do a thorough evaluation and help ensure that hormones or surgical treatment are appropriate to treat this feeling. I don't think any doctors would feel comfortable prescribing these without a psychiatric consultation first. There are centers for pts who want to do gender reassignment with expertise in treating this. ...Read more

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Can testostetone change into female hormones in the male body when given the pellets by your doctor?

Can testostetone change into female hormones in the male body when given the pellets by your doctor?

To an extent: Excess amounts of testosterone given to a male can be metabolized into estradiol. This is particularly the case in overweight or obese men, because it is the fat cells that metabolise testosterone into estradiol. This is also why men on Testosterone therapy need to take an aromatase inhibitor like arimidex (anastrozole). ...Read more

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Why is bioidentical compounded testosterone covered for men by insurance but few female hormones mostly synthetic and no compounded ones for Women are?

Why is bioidentical compounded testosterone covered for men by insurance but few female hormones mostly synthetic and no compounded ones for Women are?

It's a Mystery: One of my greatest frustrations in caring for patients is dealing with insurance coverages. Not only are their discrepancies between sexes but every year they change forcing us to treat the patient with what is covered and not what is best for them. Another example is Breast Reconstruction is covered after breast cancer but testicular prosthesis is not covered after testicular cancer. Mind Boggling ...Read more

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What are female hormones?

What are female hormones?

See below: Basically men and woman have the same hormones but in different proportions. The body always wants to be in balance. When it s not you get abnormalities like hot flash, night sweat, painful periods, etc. In a elementary since when people say female hormones they mean estrogen and when they say male hormones they mean testosterone, but there are so many more hormones. ...Read more

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What are some natural herbs to balance your female hormones?

What are some natural herbs to balance your female hormones?

Avoid: The natural thing is to leave your hormones alone; they're probably balanced perfectly as is. If you have problems, get evaluated by your doctor and get it diagnosed and treated properly. Don't take some store-bought or internet junk that you don't know what it is or what it's supposed to do. Won't help you and could harm you. Don't get medical info from friends, tv, or the internet. ...Read more

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Where is the best place to buy female hormones meds from please?

Where is the best place to buy female hormones meds from please?

Authorized pharmacy: Dear NSteinberg, I am not sure I can understand completely your question. Female hormones are considered a medication and because they can potentially have important side/adverse effects, they should be taken under the supervision of a physician. I would recommend avoiding over-the-counter products containing these hormones, since this industry is not well regulated. I am sorry I can't help more ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you are born a female and you take female hormones will your physical features change?

Yes, and: If you're not deficient and receiving the hormones from a physician for a true medical problem -- they could be harmful to your health when you're young. Later they may be needed for replacement of deficiency or contraception, but only when prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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Does nutramigen produce female hormones?

Does nutramigen produce female hormones?

No evidence: Nutramigen is elemental feeding formula for infants who may be sensitive/intolerant to cow's milk or soy protein. ...Read more

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Do high female hormones mean twins?

Do high female hormones mean twins?

No: There is no correlation. Besides, how do you know your female hormone level is high? ...Read more

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How can I increase female hormones/estrogens?

How can I increase female hormones/estrogens?

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

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How to wish to have sex more? I think I have a lack of female hormones

Hormones: If you are not having regular menstrual periods you need to see a gynecologist.

If your menses are regular and you are concerned about sexual activity it would be wise to see a Psychologist. ...Read more

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Could a man regain his fertility after he stops taking female hormones?

Could a man regain his fertility after he stops taking female hormones?

Depends: "female hormones" as well as other steroids can affect the sperm and male fertility. Some of those effects can be of short duration and reversible while others can have a long term effect. Ideally you should have a baseline semen analysis and hormone tests and have a follow up with a urologist or a fertility specialist. New sperm is produce on average every ~ 3 so it could take time to see result. ...Read more

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Why does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Why does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Could be: In perimenopause and menopause, the thermostat for women seems to be "reset". Small changes in the ambient temperature, spicy foods, stress, or wine may trigger hot flashes. On the other hand, other medical problems such as thyroid dysfunction, infections, or lymphoma, can also trigger temperature fluctuations, so check with your doctor if you are too young or too old for menopause. ...Read more

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I've been taking female hormones how do I go about getting sex reassignment surgery?

I've been taking female hormones how do I go about getting sex reassignment surgery?

Experienced surgeon: I am hoping you have been taking female hormones with the supervision of a medical doctor, preferably an endocrinologist who specializes in gender reassignment hormone therapy. Such a specialist may help guide you to a surgeon that is experienced in gender reassignment surgeries. Also you could search online and make sure the chosen surgeon has a lot of experience and has done many such surgeries ...Read more

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I'm 25 yet my female hormones are untraceable and say I'm pre-pubertal, what could this be?

See below: I would start with saliva testing to find out your actual hormone levels, then work with some one skilled in hormone therapy to work through the problem. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a man to regain his fertility after his discontinued usage of female hormones?

Is it possible for a man to regain his fertility after his discontinued usage of female hormones?

Qualified: I'm going to qualify the question by changing the content by saying can male fertility return after stopping male hormones such as Anabolic steroids ie testosterone. Granted that the male had normal sperm parameters prior to these anabolic steroids, yes usually male fertility returns to normal limits after stopping the medications. ...Read more

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Is there any way to make homemade estrogen or female hormones digest? Just asking for a friend.

What?: What are "homemade" estrogens? Digest is a gastrointestinal term indicating breakdown in the stomach and/or intestine. Hormones are metabolized in the blood stream, liver and other organs. If you mean estrogen produced normally in a female, it is metabolized in a normal fashion depending upon levels, hepatic function, other meds, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can female hormones affect the laxity of the ligaments and why?

Can you tell me how can female hormones affect the laxity of the ligaments and why?

No major effect: Only during the third trimester of pregnancy, may ligaments in the pelvic floor become somewhat relaxed, but in general, conventional endogenous female hormones will not affect ligaments ...Read more

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How to treat bone pain related to female hormones?

How to treat bone pain related to female hormones?

Not related.: Bone pain is not a symptom of female hormone excess unless a fracture is present related to osteoporosis. ...Read more

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I'm taking female hormones. I would like to know how breast development was?

I'm taking female hormones. I would like to know how breast development was?

Sorry, but I: Don't understand your question. Which female hormones are you taking, and for what reason? Don't understand what you mean by "breast development was". Please rephrase your question. ...Read more

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Do imbalanced female hormones lead to weight gain or is this just people making excuses?

Do imbalanced female hormones lead to weight gain or is this just people making excuses?

Yes and yes: Great question, a bit touchy to answer though! The truth is 'some of both:' many endocrine disorders, female or otherwise, can absolutely result in weight gain; however, it is also a common scapegoat for excess weight when no endocrine disorder is actually present. ...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


Male (Definition)

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