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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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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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What is gnrh hormone?

What is gnrh hormone?

Complicated: Gnrh stands for gonadotropin releasing hornone. It's a neurohormone produced in the hypothalamus (part of the brain). Its release controls the production/release of 2 pituitary hormones called luteinizing hormone (lh) and follicle stimulating hormone (fsh) which in turn regulate and affect your ovary/menstrual periods or in men sperm and testosterone production. ...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 progesterone iud?

What is progesterone iud?

Mirena (levonorgestrel): Mirena (levonorgestrel) is the Levonorgestrel containing IUD that is available in the us. It is placed in uterus during a simple office procedure. There are potential side effects and your bleeding profile will likely change and eventually menses may be completely suppressed. You can find more at the Mirena (levonorgestrel) website that will facilitate discussion with your doctor. ...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 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 hormone? Or female hormone?

What is hormone? Or female hormone?

Google it: There are many substances floating in the blood, including Estrogens - female hormones. ...Read more

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What is the standard starting dose of progesterone bioidentical hormone cream?

What is the standard starting dose of progesterone bioidentical hormone cream?

See below: Knowing your present level help direct treatment...Saliva testing can help tell you what is out of balance. This tells you how much free hormone is available, and then with the help of some one experienced in natural hormone therapy many corrections can be corrected. ...Read more

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What exactly is hormone chemotherapy?

Hormonal therapy: Certain breast cancers are hormone drive, estrogen receptor positive. Hormonal therapy block receptors or formation of hormones in that way it decrease tumor growth and decrease the chance of recurrence of disease. ...Read more

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What is in estradiol besides estrogen?

Nothing: Estradiol is the form of estrogen produced by the ovary. 17 beta Estradiol to be exact. It is easy to manufacture this and put it in a medicine form whether it be a pill, patch, gel or spray. ...Read more

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Gonadotrophin inhibiting hormone, what is this for?

Gonadotrophin inhibiting hormone, what is this for?

GIH: This is a tough question to answer in a short response. I have gone on-line to Wikipedia and if you can access that you will find a lot of information about GIH. Can you tell me why you are asking this question? ...Read more

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What is prolactine hormone?And how it is affecting pregnancy?

Hormone -lactation: Prolactin : pro-for and lact-milk, so prolactin is hormone for milk production in mammals. It is secreted by pituitory gland . So it is high level during prgnancy -as preparation of breast for breast milk and it is high in women who are breast feeding the baby.It's role in man is not clear. ...Read more

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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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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 luetenuzing hormone and follicular hormones after progesterone use supposed to be?

Developement follicl: Follicular hormone helps developement of follicle to liberate egg leutinising hormone helps keeping egg lave and maintain progeseron level for egg development. ...Read more

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What is thyroid hormone replacement?

Simple treatment: Years ago we found that once daily thyroid hormone supplements could help those with a low functioning or nonfunctioning thyroid gland. The expected dose for age/size is prescribed and the effect is monitored by simple blood tests.Occasional increases or decreases in the daily dose is made if blood tests show the need. ...Read more

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What brand of estrogen is best?

What brand of estrogen is best?

Estrogen is estrogen: Physicians here on health tap have decided not to endorse any specific products. ...Read more

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What exactly is a hormone?

BIG question!: Hi. In general terms, a hormone is a substance made in one place in the body and active at other places (the target tissues). Hormones bind specific receptors in target tissues and modify cell/tissue function. Hormones come in 4 broad categories: peptides/proteins, steroids, biogenic amines, and fatty acid metabolites. I've got monster textbooks that try to answer that question! :-) ...Read more