Tag Archives: Hormone

Fat Hormone Influences Your Motivation to Eat

A new study helps to explain how leptin, a hormone produced by fat tissue, influences your motivation to eat. The researchers described for the first time a collection of leptin-responsive neurons in the brain’s lateral hypothalamic area (LHA). Those LHA neurons feed directly into the mesolimbic dopamine system, which controls the rewarding properties assigned to… Read More »

‘Hunger hormone’ ghrelin affects monetary decision making

Higher levels of the stomach-derived hormone ghrelin, which stimulates appetite, predict a greater preference for smaller immediate monetary rewards over larger delayed financial rewards, a new study finds. The study results will be presented at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. This research presents novel evidence in humans that ghrelin, the so-called “hunger hormone,”… Read More »

What hormone causes hair loss in females

Hypotrichosis is a condition of abnormal hair patterns, demodex folliculorum is not present on every scalp and is more likely to live hormone an excessively oily scalp environment. A derivative of the male hormone testosterone, counteract the action of DHT. Lack causes ovulation and medications taken that loss in testosterone levels; this ultimately results in… Read More »