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Hormones

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Thyroid gland and thyroid hormones - myDr.com.au

The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones - the main ones being T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine).

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Hormone replacement therapy - myDr.com.au

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not a quick fix to the challenge of menopause, but it can be a useful tool in the overall management of menopause.

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Is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT) safe? - Australasian Menopause Society

Professor Rod Baber discusses the safety of menopausal hormone therapy (HRT).

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What is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT)? - Australasian Menopause Society

Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of menopausal hormone therapy (HRT).The original series is available for download at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAjwoYuItHS-4jvjL6gJgM7o-vpr0PVk6 

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Thyroid gland disorders - myDr.com.au

The average person knows little about the detrimental affects of thyroid disorders upon health and this can be very discouraging.

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Cancer Hormone Therapy - Information & Support - CanTeen

Hormonal therapies act by altering the production of hormones in the body and are most commonly used to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer.

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Testosterone (male sex hormone) information | myVMC

Testosterone is the male sex hormone and one of a group of hormones known as androgens. It can be supplemented with testosterone replacement therapy.

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Hormone therapy | Cancer Australia

Hormones are naturally produced substances in the body that tell some cells and tissues how to behave and grow. Hormone therapy (also called endocrine therapy) aims to stop or slow the growth of certain types of cancer that use hormones to grow.These include breast, prostate and thyroid cancers.

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Injectable hormonal contraceptive

Depo Provera is a synthetic hormone (progestogen) that is given by injection every 3 months

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Hormonal Treatment - Counterpart

Find information on the various hormonal treatments that can be used in the treatment of some types of breast cancer.

Read more on Counterpart - Women supporting women with cancer website

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