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Strictly defined, a hysterectomy is removal of only the uterus. But sometimes the ovaries are also removed, depending on the reason for the surgery and age of the woman. If the ovaries are also removed, there would no ovarian or uterine cycling, true. But without the negative feedback effect of ovarian steroids (progesterone and estrogen), levels of both ...


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I have partially answered this question by discovering that the metabolic pathway is called enterohepatic circulation. In this interaction bile salts are absorbed and transported out of ileal mucosal cells by binding to albumin. However, it is still unkown to me exactly how it is that thyroxine and other hormones are moderated in this process and how it ...


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TSH has an effect slightly similar to that of FSH and LH. This is found to be problematic in thyroid diorders. For example, in hypothyroidism the TSH overflow causes children to become fertile at an earlier stage, compared to the norm [1]. [1] Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1997 Jun 17;816:280-4. PMID: 9238278. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9238278


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I found a paper, where it is postulated that TSH secretion is inhibited by calcitonin. However, the paper is quite old (1984) and I'm not sure if there are any more actual paper.



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