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Why does Finasteride effeminize men despite it increasing serum testosterone and inhibiting estrogen production?

Effects of Finasteride Finasteride blocks the action of an enzyme called 5-alpha-reductase. This enzyme changes testosterone to another hormone that causes the prostate to grow or hair loss in males. ...
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How fast do estrone and estradiol stablize?

I'm looking for data on the how fast Estradiol and Estrone decrease given the amount in the body, the age, and the gender. e.g., supposed an adult male has an average of 20pg/mL, how long would it ...
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Breakthrough bleeding on progestogen-only contraception

Background In hormonal contraception, two types of hormones are used; estrogens and progestogens. The progestogens are the type of hormone that is mainly responsible for the contraceptive effects. ...
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What is the mechanism of action of tamoxifen and other SERMs on Gynecomastia?

I understand that several scientific articles show that tamoxifen and other SERMS such as clomifene and raloxifen are effective in reducing gynecomastia for humans in different age groups and ...
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Do Tamoxifen and other similar SERMs reduce chest fat chronically or permanently?

I am sorry if it mistaken (please comment or suggest an edit to fix) but by chronically I mean as long as the molecule is administered and effective and by permanently I mean after the molecule was ...
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Effect of turmeric/curcumin to block estrogen and hence reduce gynecomastia

If we search the internet, we see plenty of articles https://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/Turmeric.html, https://examine.com/supplements/curcumin/, (Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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What metric is used to measure estrogen levels?

I have had a blood test recently and over the phone I was told by a doctorthat my oestrogen level is high. I'm a man and was told my level is "190, but the average is 150". 190 what? I forgot to ask ...
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Can gynecomastia breast tissues be dissolved?

If one takes zinc and vitamin D then the T levels increase. So oestrogen must decrease and thus gynecomastia goes away. But this site says that the breast tissues can never be dissolved even if the ...
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What are the changes of diamine oxidase (DAO)-activity with different sex hormones?

Based on this question: What happens to a woman if she takes testosterone? i have another question and would like to know more - that's because i've stumbled over this: DAO activity in tissues of ...
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Estrogen level after sex

Estrogen levels ought to elevate after having sex in women and thus improve skin and hair quality. I do not find the scientific proof for this statement. Who can help?
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What are the benefits of estrogen in women?

I've commonly heard that symmetrical to testosterone benefits in men (What are the benefits of high testosterone in men?), estrogen contributes health benefits to women. What are they?
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