Chemical substances, produced in the body by endocrine glands, that are transported by the blood to other organs to stimulate their function. Adrenaline, estrogen, insulin, and testosterone are all hormones.
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Finding the correct combination of hormones for your body and your unique genetic background is crucial, the sooner, the better.Birth Control Made My Hair Fall Out, and I’m Not the Only One|Molly Oswaks|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without insurance, many people were unable to afford the hormones, surgeries and counseling needed to complete their transition.
You go into hyperalert mode until the threat passes, and other hormones shut down your signaling loop.
In 2004, DOC paid a total of $2,300 for hormones for two inmates.Yes, Chelsea Manning Should Get Hormone Replacement Therapy on Our Dime|Brandy Zadrozny|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The specific effect depends on the dose and proportions of hormones used.Why Plan B Might Not Work for Women Over 176 Pounds|Kent Sepkowitz|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of the hormones is interesting in connection with the relation of emotions to smooth muscle and gland activity.Physiology|Ernest G. Martin
We can predict what will happen when massive doses of hormones and enzymes and such are used.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett
The evidence upon which the doctrine of hormones is based is admirably summarised in the above-quoted paper by Cunningham.The Making of Species|Douglas Dewar
These substances which are now called internal secretions or hormones develop gradually during embryonic development.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
They have recently been much studied, and the general name of Hormones given to them by Starling.Married Love|Marie Carmichael Stopes