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    Gynecomastia Associated With Low Androgens, High Cortisol / Estrogen / Prolactin / LH / FSH

    I just wanted to post this study here since there is still controversy in endocrinology circles about exactly what imbalance causes gynecomastia. Ray has written on the role of cortisol and prolactin in causing gyno, which is in addition to the generally accepted view of estrogen being the...
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    5α-Dihydroprogesterone (5α-DHP) Is More Effective Than Progesterone In Lowering Prolactin

    Similar to the stud on estrogen receptor decrease, this study shows that the saturated progesterone metabolite 5α-dihydroprogesterone (5α-DHP) is more effective than progesterone at inhibiting prolactin release from the pituitary. Just as in the estrogen study, the effective doses of 5α-DHP were...
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