Leptin

What is Leptin?

A helical protein secreted by adipose tissue and acting on a receptor site in the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus to curb appetite and increase energy expenditure as body fat stores increase. Leptin levels are 40% higher in women, and show a further 50% rise just before menarche, later returning to baseline levels. Levels are lowered by fasting and increased by inflammation.

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dear doctor,
im 60 kg and i want to diet . i feel hungry all time
do you have any way to help me ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Welcome to HCM. I have reviewed your question

Detailed Answer:
I do believe I can help. Please provide me your height, your usual...

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I have G6PD, is it safe to use CLA? I'm interesting losing the fat and hear it was good. I also heard that its good for inflammation which is...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I won't recommend using it.

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Thank you for asking
CLA aka conjugated linoleic acids are proved efficacious in losing...

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hello, everytime I eat something I feel like I haven't eaten. for example yesterday I was so hungry that when I drank water I felt the water fall...

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Brief Answer:
hormonal problem.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for query.
I am a Gastroenterologist and would be taking your call.
Have gone carefully...

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