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Follicle stimulating hormone

Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is produced by the pituitary gland in the brain. It is an important hormone for normal functioning of the reproductive system in men and women.

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The health problems facing Australian men today

From androgen deficiency to erectile dysfunction, here's a round-up of the conditions and symptoms Australian men (and their partners) should look out for.

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Anabolic steroids

Anabolic steroids can enhance sports performance and body image, but they are illegal in Australia unless prescribed by a doctor and can do long-term harm to your body.

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Low testosterone

Your testosterone levels can vary depending on your gender, age and health. Learn more about low testosterone, and possible causes and symptoms of low testosterone.

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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia affects the hormones. People with the condition will have health problems, but might still enjoy a normal lifestyle.

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Gender confirmation surgery

Gender confirmation surgery transfers people with gender dysphoria (who identify with a gender that is different from their biological sex) to their desired sex. Learn more here.

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When it comes to sports supplements, play it safe

Inspired by the Commonwealth Games? Great! But if you want to boost your fitness with sports supplements, use caution: some can be dangerous or ineffective.

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Ovarian cysts

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovary and is common in women with regular periods. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.

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Undescended testicles

Undescended testicles refers to one or both testes missing from the scrotum. Treatment, if needed, is important to prevent future health problems.

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Addison's disease

Addison's disease is a condition that makes people feel very weak and tired. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.

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