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What is estrogen deficiency?

What is estrogen deficiency?

Natural hormone: It is a low level in the system of a naturally occurring hormone produced in your body. It can be associatedf with many signs and symptoms. If you are concerened, seek the guidance of a gyn doctor. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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What is acth hormone deficiency?

What is  acth hormone deficiency?

Adrenal Insufficient: Acth is a pituitary hormone which stimulates the adrenal gland to secrete cortisol, a hormone necessary for life. When you no longer make acth you get adrenal insufficiency and have to take medication to replace the cortisol. Acth deficiency is often associated with other pituitary hormone deficiencies for which patients are screened. ...Read more

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What is progesterone?

What is progesterone?

Progesterone: Suggest you use your search engine to google this for all the information you could want. ...Read more

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What is hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency syndrome)?

What is hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency syndrome)?

Low gondal hormones: Hypogonadism in men is low function of the gonads, the testes, resulting in low testosterone or low sperm production. This often is from weak pituitary stimulation, but also can be a primary testicular dysfunction. This is a problem that can be diagnosed. In most men, effective treatments are available. ...Read more

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What is progesterone? What are androgens?

What is progesterone? What are androgens?

Hormones: Both progesterone and androgens are hormones. I would recommend that you go on-line and search for hormones. There will be many articles that you should read and most, if not all, will give you the information you want. You might also want to peruse Yahoo Images and type in "Hormones". You will see some valuable images, most of them with a few words of explanation. ...Read more

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What is testosterone?

What is testosterone?

Testosterone: This is a hormone present in different amounts in men and women, with men having higher levels if all is normal. Men also make a bit more estrogen if they a losing their testosterone level. Can you tell me what prompted your question - I would be pleased to know. ...Read more

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Which hormones exactly deficient in pcos ... Me quite confused is it a deficiency of progesterone or estrogen levels r increased or both r deficient ?

Which hormones exactly deficient in pcos ... Me quite confused is it a deficiency of progesterone or estrogen levels r increased or both r deficient ?

Variable: No one quite knows what "causes" pcos. There is a relative increase in testosterone from the ovary in response to elevated lh from the pituitary gland. Elevated testosterone in the ovary inhibits ovulation from the ovary leading to menstrual cycle changes. Pcos women also may have Insulin resistance and have trouble regulating blood sugar leading to increased weight. ...Read more

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What is low progesterone ?

What is low progesterone ?

Progesterone: Progesterone is made by the ovaries after ovulation. When there is low Progesterone there is either no ovulation or very suboptimal ovulation. ...Read more

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What is the likely cause of vitamin d deficiency?

What is the likely cause of vitamin d deficiency?

No sun, poor intake: Vitamin d deficiency can happen either when you get an adequate intake through your diet or have inadequate exposure to uv light from the sun. Some foods, such as cows milk in the United States, are supplemented with vitamin d to help boost intakes. You can get a good dose from sun exposure by keeping your arms and legs exposed to direct sunlight without sunscreen for about 10 to 15 minutes during the months of the year when you can get uvb light from the sun. In indiana that is true from mid april until early november. ...Read more

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What exactly causes libido? Is it a hormone?

What exactly causes libido? Is it a hormone?

More than hormones: Libido is the desire for intimate activity. It is in part controlled by various hormones but also other external factors such as stress, your attitude towards your partner and vice versa, personal beliefs about sex and intimacy, etc. A healthy sex life is more than just hormones. Open honest communication with your partner plays a big role. Additionally, some medications can affect your libido ...Read more

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What is octreotide; is it related to growth hormone?

What is octreotide; is it related to growth hormone?

Octreotide is a …: Synthetic version of somatostatin (growth-hormone-inhibiting hormone) that is more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon, & Insulin than the natural hormone. It is approved for treating growth hormone disorders like acromegaly & gigantism & also for treating certain tumor-associated diarrhea. Also has some "off-label" uses not pertinent here. ...Read more

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What is selenium deficiency is associated with?

What is selenium deficiency is associated with?

Keshan disease: Under Mao's tyranny, a bureaucrat's failure to add selenium to fertilizer caused widespread deficiency. Most deaths were due to increased susceptibility to viral myocarditis. Thousands of people perished. There is an obviously false claim from an 'independent thinker' that selenium deficiency cuases cystic fibrosis; this has bitterly disappointed many sufferers. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for growth hormone deficiency?

Growth Hormone.: If you truly have low growth as proxy measured by a baseline igf-1, and followed up with a growth hormone stulation with one of several agents and have gh measured at baseline and thereafter, and you secrete little, than depending in insurance and age, you might be able to get it. Soon, drugs will be avaialble to be orally taken (peptides) but they will be completing phase 2 studies. ...Read more

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What is "bioidentical" hormone?

What is "bioidentical" hormone?

Similar: The idea of bioidentical hormones is to give patients the same hormone their body produces without synthetic or chemical alteration. Estradiol (made by the ovary) if delivered through the skin is not altered by the liver & is therefore, bioidentical. Prometrium (micronized progesterone) (progesterone) is bioidentical whereas Provera (chemically altered progesterone) is not. ...Read more

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What is the leptin hormone?

What is the leptin hormone?

Product of fat cells: Leptin is a very important hormone that is produced by our fat cells (yes fat cells are active and considered an endocrine gland !) and play an important role in appetite regulation. It is believed that many obese people are "leptin resistance" as their appetite is not suppressed despite high leptin levels (leptin acts physiologically as an appetite suppressant). ...Read more

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What is insilin deficiency?

Diabetes: It is another way of saying that someone has prediabetes or diabetes. ...Read more

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What is flax seed and is it considered photo estrogen or anti-estrogen? Also what is meant by testosterone ?

Possibly both: Flaxseed is the seed of the flax plant. It is usually considered a phytoestrogen, a plant substance with properties similar to estrogen, but in young women with high estrogen, some phytoestrogens (soy, for example) may act as a anti-estrogen. Testosterone is the primary hormone of men (like estrogen is the primary hormone of women). Women, however, do make small amounts of it too in their ovaries. ...Read more