hormonal hormonal  /ˈhɔr ˌmoʊ nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or caused by hormones

Usage(s):

  1. Researchers say that hormonal birth control for men is as possible and safe as the Pill for women, but the pharmaceutical industry says there's no market.
  2. The traditional explanation is that they are caused by hormonal changes.
  3. Nutrition is one of the factors, along with genetic and hormonal ones, that are associated with the onset of puberty.

News

  1. This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood: Dads Experience Hormonal Changes Too, Research Shows

    The trick to fatherhood has a lot to do with the brain -- and how close a dad gets to his kids. At least that's the message from a mounting pile of research into the neurological and hormonal cues that translate into fatherly nurturing. And what better time to keep that message in mind than on Father's Day?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: NBC 10 - FOX 14 Monroe

  2. OverallHealth.org Announces Product Review for Popular Weight Loss Supplement from Dr. Steven Sisskind's RealDose ...

    By removing all four fat burning hormonal barriers, Real Dose Weight Loss Formula No. 1 helps the human body burn more fat. This is the claim of Real Dose Nutrition regarding their popular weight loss supplement, and today, OverallHealth.org releases a revealing product review. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/overallhealth615/realdoseweightlossformula ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Reversible Male Contraception With Gold Nanorods

    MTorrice writes "Men's options for birth control have significant downsides: Condoms are not as effective as hormonal methods for women, and vasectomies require surgery and are irreversible. Doctors and scientists have for decades searched for more effective and desirable male contraception techniques. Researchers in China now propose a nonsurgical, reversible, and low-cost method. They show ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  1. "I didn't want him to (quit)," says Gwen. "It felt like a total rejection. It was really hormonal, and trying to stop in the middle of tour was insane."
    on Sep 16, 2009 By: Gwen Stefani Source: Celebrity Baby Scoop (blog)

  2. "The hormonal treatment may have a few issues, but they are small issues compared to what I was going through," Yow said.
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: Kay Yow Source: Metro Toronto

  3. "I felt totally overwhelmed in every area, and like a failure. When he was a year and a half old it was gone, suddenly one day. I was sitting with my sister and my best friend and I just suddenly felt as if everything was okay. There was a hormonal...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Bryce Dallas Howard Source: Digital Spy

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