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Androgenization in women

Androgenization in women

acne, seborrhoea, androgenetic alopecia and hirsutism , lectures and discussions of a symposium (held in) Berlin, 23rd-24th February 1979

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Published by Exerpta Medica in Amsterdam, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virilism -- Congresses.,
  • Androgens -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementeditors J. Hammerstein ... (et al.).
    SeriesInternational congress series -- no. 493
    ContributionsHammerstein, J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG208
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,298p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21440191M
    ISBN 100444901426, 902190442X

    Before the treatment. Women[ edit ] Hyperandrogenism, especially high levels of testosterone, can cause serious adverse effects on women's bodies if left untreated. The intake of glucocorticoidswhich are a type of steroid hormone, is a common cause for the development of exogenous Cushing's syndrome. Metabolism of testosterone in liver and peripheral tissues. Monographs in Endocrinology, pp —

    According to Franke they were normally used by U. Cheung A Break in Your Cycle: The Medical and Emotional Causes and Effects of Amenorrhea first explains the complexity of the body's hormone system, including how women's and men's bodies both use the same hormones; it is the amount and balance of each that determines the characteristics of each sex. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Shawls and caps are so tiresome in the heat! Endo —Mauvais-Jarvis P, Kuttenn F, Mowszowicz I: Androgen metabolism in human skin: Importance of dihydrotestosterone formation in normal and abnormal target cells.

    Metabolism —Killinger DW, Perel E, Daniilescu D et al: Influence of adipose tissue distribution on the biological activity of androgens. Estrogen and estrogen-androgen replacement in postmenopausal women dissatisfied with estrogen-only therapy: sexual behavior and neuroendocrine responses. Insulin resistance: body cells become less sensitive to insulin, leading to an increase of insulin and glucose levels in the blood, i. In other words, when testosterone and its metabolites are present in excessive quantities, they act as a poison for women, changing not only the body but also the mind. The actual secretion of androgens by these cells is controlled by luteinizing hormone LH from the pituitary gland. Speculations include genetic predispositionalthough the gene or genes in particular have yet to be identified.


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Androgenization in women book

Women who could become pregnant should avoid testosterone therapy, because its use during pregnancy introduces the risk of the development of male traits in a female fetus.

Women[ edit ] Hyperandrogenism, especially high levels of testosterone, can cause serious adverse effects on women's bodies if left untreated. The usual starting dose for testosterone gels in men is 50 to 60 mg per day. The lower number is determined by the official figures of doping controls.

In vitro studies have documented that human skin has the capacity to metabolize androgens and is an androgen-responsive tissue.

In women excess production of androgen can occur as a result of adrenal disorders, ovarian disorders, ingestion or injection of androgens, and perhaps disorders of fat or other nonendocrine tissues. Estrogen and estrogen-androgen replacement in postmenopausal women dissatisfied with estrogen-only therapy: sexual behavior and neuroendocrine responses.

Recent Prog Horm Res —Gurpide E: Experimental designs used to estimate rates of steroid production and metabolism in vivo and in vitro. This is expected in obese women, but it is also present in nonobese women with the syndrome. Obese individuals may be more biologically inclined to display PCOS due to markedly higher amounts of insulin in their bodies.

Insulin itself has been observed capable of inducing excess testosterone levels in the ovaries. Additional information on normal laboratory values and assessments of the safety and efficacy of testosterone therapy in all populations of women will greatly improve our knowledge base.

With patches, there is a limited amount of exposure to the medication, but this modality is often associated with application-site reactions, and the patch is visible on the skin. There are no testosterone pills, patches, or gels currently approved by the FDA for treating sexual dysfunction in women.

Aromatization occurs in the hypothalamus, but in healthy women, most of the estrogen controlling gonadotropin release comes from the circulation.

Androgen Therapy in Women

In Ashkenazi Jews, the frequency of the disorder has been reported to be as high as one in 30, but in mixed non-Jewish whites, the frequency is much less Accessed July 17, Arch Sex Behav.

HSDD, which is considered to be a form of sexual dysfunction, is characterized by the absence of sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity, as judged by a clinician. Testosterone therapy should also be avoided in women who have or have had breast or uterine cancer, have high cholesterol or heart disease, or have liver disease.

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