Luteinizing Hormone

Publication Title: 
Maturitas

Although the hot flush is generally recognised by women and the medical profession as the most characteristic and often a very distressing symptom of the climacteric, it remains an enigma. The physiological changes associated with the hot flush are different from any other flushing condition, with an increased peripheral blood flow, increased heart rate and in particular a decrease in galvanic skin resistance, which is unique to the flush.

Author(s): 
Sturdee, David W.
Publication Title: 
Maturitas

Although the hot flush is generally recognised by women and the medical profession as the most characteristic and often a very distressing symptom of the climacteric, it remains an enigma. The physiological changes associated with the hot flush are different from any other flushing condition, with an increased peripheral blood flow, increased heart rate and in particular a decrease in galvanic skin resistance, which is unique to the flush.

Author(s): 
Sturdee, David W.
Publication Title: 
Psychoneuroendocrinology

To fall in love is the first step in pair formation in humans and is a complex process which only recently has become the object of neuroscientific investigation. The little information available in this field prompted us to measure the levels of some pituitary, adrenal and gonadal hormones in a group of 24 subjects of both sexes who had recently (within the previous six months) fallen in love, and to compare them with those of 24 subjects who were single or were part of a long-lasting relationship.

Author(s): 
Marazziti, Donatella
Canale, Domenico
Publication Title: 
Andrologia

The safety and spermatogenic activity of processed Shilajit (PS) were evaluated in oligospermic patients. Initially, 60 infertile male patients were assessed and those having total sperm counts below 20 million ml(-1) semen were considered oligospermic and enrolled in the study (n = 35). PS capsule (100 mg) was administered twice daily after major meals for 90 days. Total semenogram and serum testosterone, luteinising hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone were estimated before and at the end of the treatment.

Author(s): 
Biswas, T. K.
Pandit, S.
Mondal, S.
Biswas, S. K.
Jana, U.
Ghosh, T.
Tripathi, P. C.
Debnath, P. K.
Auddy, R. G.
Auddy, B.
Publication Title: 
Phytotherapy research: PTR

Anacyclus pyrethrum (A. pyrethrum) has been used as Vajikaran Rasayana (aphrodisiac) in traditional Indian ayurvedic medicine to treat male sexual dysfunction, including infertility. Aphrodisiac activity may be due to an increase in the production or effect of androgens, so this study sought to evaluate the androgenic and spermatogenic potential of the alkylamide-rich ethanol solution extract. Male Wistar strain rats weighing between 150 and 180 g were completely randomized divided into five groups. The ethanol solution extract of A.

Author(s): 
Sharma, Vikas
Boonen, Jente
Spiegeleer, Bart De
Dixit, V. K.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this trial were to compare the effects of a holistic yoga program with the conventional exercise program in adolescent polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN: This was a prospective, randomized, active controlled trial. SETTING: Ninety (90) adolescent (15-18 years) girls from a residential college in Andhra Pradesh who satisfied the Rotterdam criteria were randomized into two groups. INTERVENTION: The yoga group practiced a holistic yoga module, while the control group practiced a matching set of physical exercises (1 hour/day, for 12 weeks).

Author(s): 
Nidhi, Ram
Padmalatha, Venkatram
Nagarathna, Raghuram
Amritanshu, Ram
Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this trial were to compare the effects of a holistic yoga program with the conventional exercise program in adolescent polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN: This was a prospective, randomized, active controlled trial. SETTING: Ninety (90) adolescent (15-18 years) girls from a residential college in Andhra Pradesh who satisfied the Rotterdam criteria were randomized into two groups. INTERVENTION: The yoga group practiced a holistic yoga module, while the control group practiced a matching set of physical exercises (1 hour/day, for 12 weeks).

Author(s): 
Nidhi, Ram
Padmalatha, Venkatram
Nagarathna, Raghuram
Amritanshu, Ram
Publication Title: 
Biology of Reproduction

Although alcoholism causes changes in hepatic folate metabolism that are aggravated by folate deficiency, male reproductive effects have never been studied. We evaluated changes in folate metabolism in the male reproductive system following chronic ethanol consumption and folate deficiency. Twenty-four juvenile micropigs received folate-sufficient (FS) or folate-depleted (FD) diets or the same diets containing 40% of energy as ethanol (FSE or FDE) for 14 wk, and the differences between the groups were determined by ANOVA.

Author(s): 
Wallock-Montelius, Lynn M.
Villanueva, Jesus A.
Chapin, Robert E.
Conley, A. J.
Nguyen, Hung P.
Ames, Bruce N.
Halsted, Charles H.
Publication Title: 
Menopause (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVE: To test whether black cohosh (BC) exhibits an action on the central endogenous opioid system in postmenopausal women. DESIGN: This was a mechanistic study conducted in the same individuals of luteinizing hormone pulsatility with a saline/naloxone challenge (n = 6) and positron emission tomography with [C]carfentanil, a selective micro-opioid receptor radioligand (n = 5), before and after 12 weeks of unblinded treatment with a popular BC daily supplement.

Author(s): 
Reame, Nancy E.
Lukacs, Jane L.
Padmanabhan, Vasantha
Eyvazzadeh, Aimee D.
Smith, Yolanda R.
Zubieta, Jon-Kar
Publication Title: 
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

CONTEXT: Acupuncture may represent a nonpharmaceutical treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), based on four studies. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to determine whether true, as compared with sham, acupuncture normalizes pituitary gonadotropin hormones and increases ovulatory frequency in women with PCOS. DESIGN: This was a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled clinical trial (5 month protocol). SETTING: The study was conducted in central Virginia. PARTICIPANTS: Eighty-four reproductive-aged women completed the intervention.

Author(s): 
Pastore, Lisa M.
Williams, Christopher D.
Jenkins, Jeffrey
Patrie, James T.

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