What is anti-hormone therapy?

LuPron (leuprolide) Depo or SERMS. Lupron (leuprolide) Depo-Provera decreases fsh, thusly less production of estrogens. Selective estrogen receptor modulators (serms) may down regulate some estrogen sensitive sites in different organs.

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What are the claims against hormone therapy?

Blood clots. It slightly raise the risk of developing blood clots and certain kinds of other cancers. This is a detailed discussion which you should have with your doctor who knows your medical issues in detail. Read more...

Can anxiety be treated through hormone therapy?

Generally not. Anxiety may be due to hormonal abnormalities, like excessive thyroid hormone or deficient estrogen - but there are many more likely possibilities, such as psychologic disorders. Hormone therapy will only help if it was the cause, which is unlikely. Read more...

What treats hot flashes if I cannot use hormone therapy?

Hot flashes. Why do you need hormone therapy at your age? Are you having regular periods? When are you getting hot flashes? More importantly, have you discussed this in detail with your gynecologist? If not, please do so soon. Read more...

What is the cure for addison's disease? Hormone therapy?

Yes. Addison's disease is a disorder that occurs when the adrenal glands cannot produce their hormones. The treatment is replacement of adrenal hormones. Usually corticosteroids (i.E prednisone, hydrocortisone) and mineralcorticoids (florinef). With hormone replacement therapy, most people with addison's disease will be able to lead normal lives but the treatment is lifelong. Read more...

Can hormone therapy (eostrogen) in a male cause horniness?

Rarely given to men. Estrogen should not generally be given as hormone therapy to men. Exceptions are (very mrarely) treatment of advanced prostate cancer, or male to female trangender patients. I would expect estrogen to decrease horniness as testosterone is the most important hormone for male sex drive, and most men have much more testosterone than estrogen in their blood (a 10:1 ratio or higher is normal). Read more...

If I stop hormone therapy, will the endometriosis go away?

Hormone therapy. Usually helps suppress endometriosis but it depends on what exactly you are taking. If you stop the therapy, assuming you are taking Lupron (leuprolide) for example, the endometriosis will slowly become responsive to estrogen and Progesterone that your body will re-start making. I would speak to your doctor about your homrone therapy as it relates to endometriosis before making decisions to stop. Read more...