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Hormonal treatments for prostate cancer are often given late

Men with advanced prostate cancer are typically treated with drugs that cause testosterone levels to plummet. Testosterone is a hormone that fuels growing prostate tumors, so ideally this type of treatment, which is called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), or hormonal therapy, will stall the disease in its tracks. For that to happen, ADT has to… Read More »

Can a hormonal imbalance cause acne

Important note: Retinoids, especially prescription ones, can be super harsh when you first start them. Hormonal breakouts tend to pop up in the same place each month as well. Manjula Jegasothy, M. Simply put, all acne is hormonal. Try to avoid spending extra time outside if the weather is hot and humid, as excessive sweating… Read More »