THE EFFECT OF ESTRADIOL VALERATE ON SEX HORMONE LEVELS IN AGED FEMALE ALBINO RATS


Lalithamma A, Changamma C

Abstract


The study was carried out to evaluate the levels of sex hormones (follicle stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, prolactin, testosterone and estradiol) in young, aged and aged administered with estradiol velerate female rats. The gonadotropin levels were declined in aged rats, which were elevated drastically by estradiol velerate administration, stimulating the hypothalamic-pituitary axis in aged rats. Elevation in testosterone levels represents elevation in bone mineral density and decreases fracture risk and risk of coronary heart disease events.

Keywords: Post menopausal changes, Hormonal replacement therapy, Gonadotropins, Testosterone, Prolactin.

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THE EFFECT OF ESTRADIOL VALERATE ON SEX HORMONE LEVELS IN AGED FEMALE ALBINO RATS

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06-01-2015

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 7, Issue 1, 2015 Page: 36-38

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Lalithamma A

Changamma C
Department of Zoology, S. V. University, Tirupati, A. P. India.


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