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Does fsh(follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in women after menopause?

Does fsh(follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in women after menopause?

Somewhat: Fsh has an inverse relationship to estrogen, as estrogen goes down, FSH rises. It can have minor fluctuations after menopause but it generally remains elevated. This is one tool for assessing if a women is in menopause. ...Read more

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Gynodiol (Definition)

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Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Ovulation: Testosterone levels are highest in females during ovulation, which usually is converted to estrogen ands progesterone. But this higher testosterone level causes an increase in libido. ...Read more

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Do post-menopausal women have low levels of estrogen?

Do post-menopausal women have low levels of estrogen?

Yes: Hi. Yes, loss of estrogen is one of the hallmarks of menopause, and why estrogen/progestin replacement (if uterus in place) or estrogen replacement (if hysterectomized) is beneficial for postmenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the normal sugar levels in men and women?

What are the normal sugar levels in men and women?

Range: Fasting blood sugar is considered to be in the normal range when it is between 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours following a meal it should be less than 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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What causes high progesterone levels in young women?

What causes high progesterone levels in young women?

Progesterone: Reproductive-age women make increased Progesterone during their luteal phase (after ovulation.) there are no diseases charactereized primarily by elevated progesterone. The most common reasons for a 'high' level is pregnancy or taking supplemental progesterone. ...Read more

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What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

Menopause: Hormone levels start to drop around or after menopause. No specific value can be given because every woman is different. Focus on proper health (calcium and vitamin d) during this time than for an actual hormone value. That will keep you young and healthy. ...Read more

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What are normal estradiol and progesterone levels after embryo transfer?

What are normal estradiol and progesterone levels after embryo transfer?

Questionable: Most don't assess these values following an embryo transfer the type of Progesterone may also affect these levels in general...For those taking im progesterone...Levels are greater than 30-50 (but this measures all types of progesterones that are not important vaginal forms give levels that are >15 and are the pure and the most important ones. ...Read more

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Does FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in men too?

Does FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in men too?

Yes: The hypothalamus making a gonadotrophic hormone to stimulate lh and fsh also secretes episodically. ...Read more

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Low progesterone during luteal phase, FSH, LH and estradiol normal. Why? I have an history of anorexia..

Low progesterone during luteal phase, FSH, LH and estradiol normal. Why? I have an history of anorexia..

Relevance ? : Do you have regular periods? If so then love level of your progesterone during the luteal phase is not clinically useful information. If you are trying to get pregnant then perhaps your progesterone was checked to determine if ovulation occurred or not. If you are not ovulating then there are certain medications which can be given to induce ovulation ...Read more

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Normal testosterone levels but slightly high androstenedione along with pcos. Do I have estrogen dominance?

Normal testosterone levels but slightly high androstenedione along with pcos. Do I have estrogen dominance?

Yes, but more comple: Pcos is associated with irregular ovulation. Infrequent or absent ovulation can lead to infrequent, irregular, or even heavy bleeding. Women with pcos may have difficulty conceiving, as ovulation doesn't regularly occur, but don't assume you can't get pregnant--either on your own--when you do ovulate, or with fertility treatments. ...Read more

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Does the estrogen in bc pills raise prolactin levels? So everyone

Does the estrogen in bc pills raise prolactin levels? So everyone

Usually not: But a number of other medications, generally psychotropic meds, can definitely elevate prolactin levels. ...Read more

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Why are the hematocrit and blood concentration levels lower in women than in men?

Why are the hematocrit and blood concentration levels lower in women than in men?

Testosterone: Testosterone causes some proliferation of the red cell precursors at puberty. I suspect this is the result of natural selection as early humans were hunter-gatherers. High hemoglobin improves aerobic fitness (ask a sports cheater), and allows faster running. Survival requires you run faster than the next guy when you're both being chased by a bear. ...Read more

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What is a normal androstenedione level for women in their 20's?

What is a normal androstenedione level for women in their 20's?

Varies: For a woman in your twenties it varies where you may be in your cycle. For example, women postmenopausal have values ranging from 20-75 ng/dl. If you are having regular menstrual cycles it depends on if you are in the follicular stage where values are 35-250 ng/dl or luteal phase of your cycle where the vakues range from 30-235 ng/dl. Obviously the range for this test is broad. ...Read more

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High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?

High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?

Varies: Lh levels peak just before ovulation, usually over 25 iu/l. During the rest of the cycle lh levels should be very low. Fsh levels are slightly high (5-10 iu/l) around cycle day #3 and also peak just before ovulation, around 15iu/l. ...Read more

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Are hCG levels present in nonpregnant women?

Are hCG levels present in nonpregnant women?

Hormone: Hcg is the hormone of pregnancy and made by the placenta. It is most commonly seen in pregnant women. In women with retained placenta they can still have HCG levels. Hcg levels can also be detected in certain tumors, like liver tumors, certain ovarian tumors and others, and if the person is taking HCG shots. ...Read more

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What are normal LH and FSH levels?

What are normal LH and FSH levels?

It depends: Totally on where they are drawn relative to your menstrual cycle, age, and also the functional capacity of your ovaries in terms of estrogen secretion and egg production. Lh normal is 1-20 with a surge before ovulation. Fsh is lowest 3-5 days after last menses. ...Read more