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Effect of prolonged alcohol consumption in a free elections in the level of sex hormones

Journal: I.P. Pavlov Russian Medical Biological Herald (Vol.11, No. 1)

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Page : 44-48

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In a free choice between 15 -% solution of ethanol and water in a group of 30 male Wistar rats were distinguished 3 groups on the level of alcohol consumption. Body weight was increased in groups with middle and high consumption of ethanol. The content of gonadotropic hormones (LH and FSH) in animals, which consumed the maximum amount of ethanol, compared with controls was reduced, while urovevn testosterone, both general and free, were raised in direct proportion to the total amount of consumed ethanol. Index of ratio of total testosterone increased in proportion to the free consumption of ethanol. Changing the content in the blood serum of gonadotropic and sex hormones were correlated with the level of alcohol consumption

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