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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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Whats the role of the pituitary hormone follicle-stimulating hormone in males?

Whats the role of the pituitary hormone follicle-stimulating hormone in males?

Puberty & fertility: Regulates pubertal development & overall growth plus essential for fertility & sperm production.Fsh "matures" sperm producing cells in the testes. These cells, called spermatogonia, are stimulated to undergo meiotic division.This causes the full complement of 23 pairs chromosomes to split into 23 single chromosomes for the sperm nucleus.One of which is either an x or a y which determine fetal sex. ...Read more

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Is the level of testosterone hormone regulated in males?

Is the level of testosterone hormone regulated in males?

There is a: Thermostat in your brain the controls testosterone level by sending a chemical signal to your pituitary gland which in turn sends another signal to stimulate your testicles to produce testosterone. ...Read more

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Is synthetic testosterone one of the bioidentical hormones?

Yes but who cares?: This idea of taking "bio-identical" hormones is getting out of hand. While the concept is cute, it's not a recognized term. There are many good medications that are not bio-identical. Are there safer vs more harmful forms of T? Absolutely! Avoid oral T like the plague b/c liver risk. But whether you use cream, gel, patch or shot is up to you & your doc. Be sure to get labs monitored regularly. ...Read more

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What sports naturally raise human growth hormone the most?

What sports naturally raise human growth hormone the most?

High intensity sport: A sprinter running the 400m will have an hgh spike greater than someone running 5k. Weightifters doing only a few rep max, will have greater increase in gh levels than someone doing many reps. It is absolutely conclusive as shown by a number of studies. ...Read more

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What's the main function of CD4 receptor in human's body?

What's the main function of CD4 receptor in human's body?

CD4: Cd4 receptor is on a t-cell that is an extremely important part of the immune system. It is also involved and part of the t-helper system of immune cells. Seek more information from an immunologist. ...Read more

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Does any body know of any uses of the anti-diuretic hormone, ' vasopressin'?

Does any body know of any uses of the anti-diuretic hormone, ' vasopressin'?

Replacement: Replacement hormone is the most common use; however, it is also used to treat bleeding disorders, patients in severe shock, patients who are bedwetters, and for patients with varices (dilations of vessels) in the esophagus. ...Read more

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What is hormones in human body are essential for life?

What is hormones in human body are essential for life?

All of them: Particularly cortisol. A deficiency of any hormone can be seriously life threatening. If you suspect a hormone deficiency see your doctor. ...Read more

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Which parts of the body produce testoterone in women?

Which parts of the body produce testoterone in women?

Mainly by the : Ovaries and in lesser amounts by the adrenals and fat cells. ...Read more

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Please describe the name of the organs in human body which make hormones?

Please describe the name of the organs in human body which make hormones?

All of them: Every organ in your body and every cell (including bone and fate) make some sort of hormones. Most work locally, others circulate in the blood. There are thousands and thousands of them. You may be thinking of the"ductless" glands, which is very old terminology. ...Read more

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Can human growth hormone affect the thyroid?

Can human growth hormone affect the thyroid?

No: No but if you were diagnosed with gh deficiency, it's not uncommon to have associated thyroid problems since TSH (the pituitary signal the controls thyroid production from the thyroid gland) is secreted from cells that are adjacent to the gh secreting cells. ...Read more

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What's the role of hormones in humans?

Chemical messangers: Hormones are chemical messangers in your body that tell different parts to do something whether its digestion, sex hormones, stress hormones, regulate blood pressure and heart function, control metabolism rate, etc. ...Read more

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What are the effects of genotropin (human growth hormone) growth hormone on your vision?

What are the effects of genotropin (human growth hormone) growth hormone on your vision?

None: As far as i know, excpet if the eye also gets bigger, it will become more near-sighted. ...Read more

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What is the importance of hormones in womens body?

What is the importance of hormones in womens body?

Hormones: Bunny, female hormones are critically important before menopause. If that is your problem please see your gynecologist. They are also important in the early years after menopause but replacing hormone 5 or more years after menopause is infrequently recommended. ...Read more

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Which is the largest endocrine gland in human body?

Which is the largest endocrine gland in human body?

Thyroid Gland: The thyroid gland is the largest purely endocrine gland. The Pancreas is larger, but is technically a heterocrine gland (exocrine and endocrine function). ...Read more

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What is the function of the adrenal gland in human body?

What is the function of the adrenal gland in human body?

Multifunctional: Very briefly, the adrenal gland can be divided between the cortex and medulla. The cortex makes a variety of hormones which control salt balance, cortisol, and androgens. The medulla primarily secretes norepinephrine and epinephrine. Functions of medulla and cortex are completely different as are the way their hormones are made and how they work. ...Read more

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What are the body functions regulated by parathyroid hormones?

What are the body functions regulated by parathyroid hormones?

Bone, kidney.: Parathyroid hormone maintains a normal blood calcium by releasing calcium from bone, returning calcium from filtered calcium in the kidney and by stimulating production of active vitamin d in the kidney which helps calcium absorption through the intestine. ...Read more

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In hyperthyroidism, if part of the thyroid is removed, does this decrease the thyroid hormone in the body?

Depends on the cause: Depends on cause. Surgery for hyperthyroidism is either graves or hot nodule. Removing hot nodule will normalize thyroid levels. Surgery for graves is a total thyroidectomy and will require thyroid hormone replacement. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more