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I have a problem of irregular periods. I have consulted one doctor. And was taking medicines accordingly since I I have stopped taking medicine my problem again arise. According to report multiple peripheral tiny cyst seen (More than 10. Luteinizing hormone 16.98.

Dr. Sameer Kumar 93% (4400 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I have a problem of irregular periods. I have consulted one doctor. And was taking medicines accordingly since I I ha...
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Hormones in Sex

Dr. Ramesh Maheshwari 91% (6354 ratings)
MD-Dermatology, MBBS
Sexologist, Pune
Hormones in Sex

Hormones in Sex

In regard to sex and reproduction the most important endocrine glands are pituitary gland and the gonads or sex glands - Testes in male and ovaries in female. The anterior pituitary gland secretes two gonadotropic hormones:1)Follicle-stimulating Hormone (FSH) and 2)Luteinizing hormone (LH).They play major roles in the function of male and female function.

During pregnancy placenta secretes human chorionic gonadotropic hormone that has the same property as LH. This hormone stimulates the interstitial cells of fetal testis and produces testosterone which promotes formation of male sexual organs. No testosterone is produced during childhood until the age of 10 to 13 years and lasts throughout life. On stimulation by LH from anterior pituitary, Testosterone is produced by the interstitial cells of Leydig in the testes.

FSH from anterior pituitary stimulates conversion of primary spermatocytes into secondary spermatocytes in the seminiferous tubules of testis. However, for complete formation of spermatozoa testosterone is needed. Thus FSH iniates proliferative process of spermatogenesis and testosterone does final maturation of spermatozoa.

Testosterone secretion, after puberty, causes the penis, scrotum and testis to enlarge until the age of 20. Testosterone causes secondary sex characteristics of the male.

In female, the anterior pituitary produces gonadotropic hormones FSH and LH Which act on ovaries and produce estrogen and progesterone. During the reproductive years there is monthly rhythmic changes in the rate of section of female hormones and as menstrual cycle, is of 28 days.Variation from 20 days to 36 days is taken as normal.

At the age of about 8 the anterior pituitary begins secreting gonadotropic harmones , FSH & LH. These act on the ovaries. One of the follicles grows and ovulation takes place on the 14th day (counting from the first day of menstruation). During the growth of the follicle, estrogen is secreted. Following ovulation, the follicle develops into corpus luteum degenerates. The ovarian hormones, estrogen and progesterone decrease greatly and menstruation begins.

Estrogen is responsible for secondary sex characters of the female. Progesterone is concerned with final preparation of uterus for pregnancy and the breasts for lactation. Male's capacity to be stimulated sexually shows a marked increase with the approach of adolescence. The frequencies of response to the point of orgasm reach the peak within three or four years after the onset of adolescence. Frequencies of sexual response in the male begin to decline after early thirties and drop steadily into old age. Among females the median frequencies of sexual activities remain constant from late teens into the fifties and sixties. In maximum incidences of sexual response are not approached until some time late twenties and thirties.

Individuals who are physically exhausted or in ill health are not easily aroused sexually if aroused they may not be capable of effective action and may fail reach orgasm.

Estrogen occurs in equal amount in pre-adolescent female and male. But at the time of adolescence, estrogen increases abruptly in female. At the onset of adolescence there is no upsurge of sexual activities in the female It is male who suddenly becomes sexually active at adolescences.

Androgen are found in both males and females. Adrenal glands also produce androgens . In preadolescence, the androgen levels begin to rise more markedly in the male. There is sudden upsurge of sexual responsiveness and sexual activity are among males. In females, the levels of sexual response and sexual activity are much lower than the levels in the males.

When Testosterone is given to normal male, there is increase in frequency of morning erection, the frequency of erotic response to various stimuli and the frequency of masturbation. Testosterone is also used to increase the low rate of coitus which results in infertility. Sperm count also may increase by administration of Testosterone. However, indiscriminate use of testosterone may involve some danger like inhibited pituitary function and damage to the gonads. It may accelerate malignancy of prostate. Serum prostatic specific antigen estimation and a digital examination of prostate are mandatory prior to administration of Testosterone.

Both, androgen occur simultaneously in both the female and male bodies. There is a theory that estrogens counteract the effectiveness of androgens. Some clinicians use estrogen in effort to reduce the levels of responsiveness of males convicted as sex offenders. Though estrogens reduce the amount of androgens, the use of estrogens to lower sexual responses is debeted.

The adrenal cortex produces androgens and estrogens in both the males and females . In menopause when the estrogen level falls, the androgen produced by the adrenal glands is responsible for the growth of hair on the face females. Similarly, When the level of androgen falls in elderly males, the estrogen from the adrenal glands dominate and produce enlargement of breasts in the males.

Hormonal levels may affects the intensity and frequency of response, the frequency of sexual activity , but there is no relationship between the hormone and individual response to particular sort of psychological stimuli.

There is no evidence to prove that the patterns of sexual behavior can be modified by hormone therapy.

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Understanding The Role Of Hormones In Infertility!

Dr. Abhay Ahluwalia 86% (59 ratings)
MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB, DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist, Gurgaon
Understanding The Role Of Hormones In Infertility!

Ever wondered how your body releases an egg each month or how the uterus wall thins and thickens at different times of the month? It is the job of your body’s chemical messengers – hormones, which manage the various processes involved in preparing your body for fertilization.

Hormones and Fertility
A subtle balance of different hormones, involved in managing the reproductive organs, enables and maintains fertility. These hormones regulation changes like the discharge of an egg from the ovary and thickening of the uterine wall lining (endometrium). Infertility results if this balance is disrupted.

Roles of hormones in making a woman infertile

Knowing the role of a hormone in making a woman infertile will be easier if you know its role in making the same woman fertile. Here is the role of the five most important hormones that encourage fertility in women-

  1. FSH or Follicle-stimulating hormone - The pituitary gland in the brain releases the Follicle-stimulating hormone. The major role of this hormone is to allow a woman to have better control over her menstrual cycle and production of an egg in her ovary. The levels of this hormone designate the proper functioning of the ovary as well as the quality of the produced egg. When there is an imbalance in this hormone, the ovary of the woman will not function properly to produce eggs, thus creating infertility in women.
  2. LH or Luteinizing hormone - The pituitary gland releases this hormone. It plays a vital role in stimulating the ovary of a woman to discharge eggs. It instigates the manufacturing of progesterone to prepare the uterus of a woman to accept a fertilized egg. When the level of this hormone is disturbed, it will not stimulate the ovary to release eggs.
  3. Estradiol Hormone - This is a vital form of the oestrogen hormone. When the levels of this hormone become irregular, it will reduce the chances of making a woman conceive.
  4. Thyroid hormones - This hormone assists greatly in making the ovulation as well as the ovary of a woman to function normally by interacting with the progesterone and oestrogen hormones.
  5. Progesterone hormone - This hormone plays an important role in making a fertilized egg to continue as well as to develop in the uterus of a woman. Any imbalance in the level of this hormone will not allow the egg in the uterus to grow.

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Hormonal Changes

Dr. Sunita Kothari 92% (582 ratings)
M,S GYNAE&OBST, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Jaipur
Hormonal Changes

Drinking lots of water - atleast 2 litres everyday - everyday during periods helps in maintaining the water level in your body and fastens the digestive process while taking care of the hormonal changes.

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I am 21 year old male need to do some lab tests for my Hair fall, as it is very serious, from 3 years I am suffering. No treatment worked. That's why I need to do lab tests for my confirmation. Because without testing medication won't work. So please look at the lists of lab tests below and help me where can I do all and tell me more about it. So that I can do it easily and as soon as possible. (1) Vitamin Deficiency (B12, B6) (2) Complete Blood Count (CBC), Haemoglobin, Anemia,Cholesterol (3) Iron Test (Serum Iron, Serum Ferritin, TIBC) (4) ESR (5) Electrolyte Panel Test (Sodium, Chloride,Potassium, CO2) (6) Autoimmune Testing (ANA ,Anti-DNA) (7) Adrenal Function Panel Test (Cortisol, Serotonin) (8) Thyroid Panel Test (T3, T4,TSH) (9) Estradiol (10) Total Testosterone (11) Free Testosterone (12) Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) (13) Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) (14) Luteinizing Hormone (LH) (15) Prolactin (16) Progesterone (17) Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) (18) DHEA,DHEAS (19) Androstenedione (20) Fasting Blood Glucose (21) Glucose Tolerance Test (22) Fasting Insulin (23) Zinc Test (24) Test For Syphilis (VDRL, Tests for Lupus (25) Scalp Biopsy (26) C-Reactive Protein (27) Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate.

Dr. Sreelatha Murugappan 89% (398 ratings)
MBBS, M.Med.Sci Cosmetology, Ph.D Cosmetology(prel)
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Chennai
I am 21 year old male need to do some lab tests for my Hair fall, as it is very serious, from 3 years I am suffering....
You have loaded yourself with too much of internet information. Please come on private consultation for more details. The investigations stated on the net will cost you a fortune, will not help you in solving your problem, the findings, if at all abnormal, may not yield in terms of solution. Experienced doctor will offer more than what internet search can offer. Your problem is something more and much deeper. Your conviction and insisting on what you read on web confirms the problem. A private consultation and counseling will help you more than anything. Especially a direct session rather than on phone. STRESS AND WORRY are major factors in causing hair fall. Unless it is answered, it is very difficult. In stead of bothering about hair fall, concentrate on what is required out of you at this age. You will excel there and your problem will stop by itself. Avoid all medicines and shampoos. General guidelines: Take utmost care to get good sleep; if stressed out knowingly or suffering unknowingly, seek help to address the issue. Total darkness in the bed room is very essential for good sleep. No night lamps even. When sleep is disturbed, hair fall starts. Don't go for any so called branded hair oil but use genuine, virgin coconut oil only. Avoid all shampoos. Apply virgin coconut oil freely, let it soak it for 20 minutes, Apply Shikakai or mild, very diluted shampoo lightly. Not more than once a week. Take: Tab FOURTS B once a day. Cap SEACOD 2 cap twice a day TabBIOTIN once a day Food: Panneer, cheese, eggs, chicken, fish good qty.
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Testosterone Hormone

Dr. Sonali Khomane 95% (6620 ratings)
BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Testosterone Hormone

Testosterone is a powerful hormone, with the ability to control sex drive, regulate sperm production, promote muscle mass, increase energy, and even influence human behavior (such as aggression and competitiveness). It’s no wonder that a decrease in testosterone would cause quite a stir. However, it is a natural part of aging.

In the Womb

Testosterone plays an important role in shaping the developing fetus during pregnancy. It drives the development of the male reproductive system. Testosterone also masculinizes the brain.testosterone levels have to fall within a very narrow margin in order for the fetal brain to be healthy. High levels of fetal testosterone may be linked to autism.low levels of fetal testosterone may boost your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease later in life.

Adolescence to Early Adulthood

Testosterone levels are at their highest during adolescence and early adulthood. The first physical signs of testosterone, or androgens, in the body are apparent during puberty. A boy’s voice changes, his shoulders broaden, and his facial structure becomes more masculine. But as men get older, their testosterone levels decline about 1 percent per year after age 30.

Male   Female  
Age: T Level (ng/dL): Age: T Level (ng/dL):
0-5 months 75-400 0-5 months 20-80
6 mos.-9 yrs. <7-20 6 mos.-9 yrs. <7-20
10-11 yrs. <7-130 10-11 yrs. <7-44
12-13 yrs. <7-800 12-16 yrs. <7-75
14 yrs. <7-1,200 17-18 yrs. 20-75
15-16 yrs. 100-1,200 19+ yrs. 8-60
17-18 yrs. 300-1,200    
19+ yrs. 240-950    
Avg. Adult Male 270-1,070 Avg. Adult Female 15-70
30+ yrs. -1% per year

Testosterone and Aging

low testosterone levels can cause changes in sexual function, including:

  • reduced sexual desire, or low libido
  • fewer spontaneous erections
  • impotence (erectile dysfunction)
  • infertility
  • Other signs of decreased testosterone levels include:

  • changes in sleep patterns
  • emotional changes, such as low self-confidence or lack of motivation
  • physical changes, like increased body fat, reduced muscle bulk and strength, and decreased bone density

The normal range of testosterone levels in healthy adult males is between 280 to 1,100 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL).

Other Possibilities

While the symptoms described here are considered a normal part of aging, they could also be signs of several underlying factors. These include:

  • a reaction to certain medications
  • thyroid gland disorders
  • depression
  • excessive alcohol use                                                                                 
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  • the best time of day to have a blood sample taken for a testosterone test is around 8 a.m.
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Hormone Testosterone

Dr. Sonali Khomane 95% (6620 ratings)
BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hormone Testosterone

Hormone Testosterone

Testosterone is a powerful hormone, with the ability to control sex drive, regulate sperm production, promote muscle mass, increase energy, and even influence human behavior (such as aggression and competitiveness). It’s no wonder that a decrease in testosterone would cause quite a stir. However, it is a natural part of aging.

In the womb

Testosterone plays an important role in shaping the developing fetus during pregnancy. It drives the development of the male reproductive system. Testosterone also masculinizes the brain. Testosterone levels have to fall within a very narrow margin in order for the fetal brain to be healthy. High levels of fetal testosterone may be linked&nbsp;to autism. Low levels of fetal testosterone may boost your chances of getting alzheimer’s disease later in life.

Adolescence to early adulthood

Testosterone levels are at their highest during adolescence and early adulthood. The first physical signs of testosterone, or androgens, in the body are apparent during puberty. A boy’s voice changes, his shoulders broaden, and his facial structure becomes more masculine. But as men get older, their testosterone levels decline about 1 percent per year after age 30.

Testosterone and aging

Low testosterone levels can cause changes in sexual function, including:


Reduced sexual desire, or low libido
Fewer spontaneous erections
Impotence (erectile dysfunction)
Infertility

Other signs of decreased testosterone levels include:

Changes in sleep patterns
Emotional changes, such as low self-confidence or lack of motivation
Physical changes, like increased body fat, reduced muscle bulk and strength, and decreased bone density

The normal range of testosterone levels in healthy adult males is between 280 to 1, 100 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dl).

Other possibilities

While the symptoms described here are considered a normal part of aging, they could also be signs of several underlying factors. These include:


A reaction to certain medications
Thyroid gland disorders
Depression
Excessive alcohol use 
&nbsp;
The best time of day to have a blood sample taken for a testosterone test is around 8 a.m.

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Understand hormones

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kota

Recent research suggests that short-term (less than five years) use of HRT is not associated with an increase in the risk of breast cancer, but that using it for more than ten years might be. Breast cancer is detected earlier in women using HRT, as they are more alert to the disease than other women.

I want to increase my height So can I go for GROWTH HORMONE INJECTION is it safe to use hormonal injection If there is any side effect? Plzz tell me.

Dr. Jatin Soni 92% (37254 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I want to increase my height So can I go for GROWTH HORMONE INJECTION is it safe to use hormonal injection If there i...
We can increase your height till 18 years of age and I will suggest you to do various sports activity like playing football, cycling, skipping and can also take calcium and protein rich food
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