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Hormones Australia

Vision and mission

Hormones Australia aims to improve the health of Australians through increasing understanding about hormones and hormone-related conditions.

How Hormones Australia can help

Hormones Australia provides current, evidence-based information, best practise advice and the outcomes of the latest research informed by Australia’s world leaders in endocrinology.

Hormones Australia is hosted by the Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA).

The Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA) is the national authority for the treatment of endocrine related conditions and disease, and a specialist society of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). ESA is a non-profit organisation of scientists and clinicians who conduct research and practice in the field of Endocrinology.

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Last reviewed: August 2020

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Stress and comfort eating: the hormone connection - Hormones Australia

During stress, eating certain foods seems to make us feel better. Dr Belinda Henry explains the hormones underlying the urge to comfort eat, and why they make us feel less stressed.

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Ovaries - Hormones Australia

Ovaries produce and release eggs (ova) and make the hormones estrogen, progesterone and some testosterone. These hormones regulate the menstrual cycle and protect bone health.

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Find An Endocrinologist - Hormones Australia

An endocrinologist is a doctor who specialises in hormones and conditions caused by problems with hormones. Use our search tool to find an endocrinologist near you.

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The Endocrine (or Hormonal) System - Hormones Australia

The endocrine system is the body’s communication network. It is made up of specialised glands, which make and release hormones into the blood.

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Testes - Hormones Australia

What hormones are produced by the testes? The testes produce testosterone, the main male sex hormone. Testosterone is important for development of the male reproductive organs, production of sperm, maintaining muscle mass and growth of facial and body hair.

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Growth Hormone Deficiency - Hormones Australia

Growth hormone deficiency is a rare condition where the pituitary gland does not produce enough growth hormone (GH). Symptoms in adulthood vary in severity.

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