Dr. Cayce Jehaimi

Pediatric Endocrinology
23 years experience male

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Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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About

Bio

I love what I do. Pediatric Endocrinology addresses topics and issues that are highly relevant to today's way of living. The rising incidence of autoimmune diseases such as thyroiditis and type 1 diabetes not to mention the explosion of neurological problems in children as as autism, ADHD and learning disabilities makes it even more rewarding for me to educate and help families on how to cope and heal using holistic and medicinal approaches. I am board certified in Pediatric medicine and Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes. I am a certified Physician Nutrition Specialist (PNS), Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) diet and Gluten Practitioner (CGP). Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.

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Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatrics

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393 Answers
254 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: Not that i recall unless the cause of hypgonadism is a know genetic disorder such as turners or noonan syndrome.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Maybe: Hashimoto's disease is classically manifested with positive anti thyroid antibodies, usually anti thyroid peroxidase and to a lesser extent, anti thyr... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Yes: The short answer is yes. It's not uncommon to have insomnia or sleep adjustment problems during the initial phase of treatment. Stay the course and fo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Treat if low: Need to replace your deficiency as lithium is known to cause hypothyroidism (and simetimes hyperthyroidism). Although lithium-induced hypothyroidism i... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Excessive thirst: Although symptoms can overlap with other conditions, diabetes insipidud should be entertained if there is excessive thirst with frequent urination in ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: Only treated for the present time. Active research is undergoing though to find a cure. Please check with your local diabetes chapter if your interest... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Certain antibodies: Such as anti-gad positivity can increase risk for type i diabetes.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Depends on exposure: Interesting question. It has been a long standing observation that over exposure to Fluoride can lead to decrease in bone density and increased overal... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Not rare: Addison's disease affects about one in every 20, 000 people. It affects an equal number of men and women, and can affect people of all ages. Addison's... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Pregnancy first !!: Must rule out pregnancy first ! if no menses prior (called primary amenorrhea) abve age 15yrs, then anatomical causes also must be considered (lack of... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
High ACTH: Increased skin pigmentation in individuals with ai is due to increased acth production which in turn activates the production of melanin by the pigmen... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Talk with MD: If an individual is diagnosed with gh deficiency, then hypopitiuitarism is a possible cause and in that case, the adrenal axis is ought to be looked a... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Few but reversible: The most widely accepted and recognized side effect from prolonged use of gnrh therapy is decreased bone density. This tends to resolve with cessation... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
If significant loss: Lack of menses when previously established (secondary amenorrhea) can result from many causes including depression, rapid change in weight (excess or... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: You would think the opposite as Lupron (leuprolide) suppresses estrogen production, the very same hormone that relaxes the esophageal sphincter (that'... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Hard candy: Cake icing, sugar tablets are other options. If you are an Insulin pumper, remember to suspend Insulin ! peristent hypoglycemia can also be treated wi... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Minimum 30 min: Preferably 45-60min.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: No. Short term steroid exposure for any reason has not been shown to affect fertility.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
In part,obesity: Certainly amenorrhea among adolescents is an issue that is way underestimated simply because most teenage girls of menarchal age do not admit or seem ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
It can: Simply because arimidex, (anastrozole) an aromtase inhibitor agent, can lead to increase testosterone levels.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: Unless you are on a low iodine diet.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Several: Cushing's disease is a state of increased glucocorticoid production stemming from the pituitary gland (described by Harvey Cushing in 1932) and the ai... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Location: Most adrenal nodules are of benign nature and remain stable and non functioning, however they should be monitored on an interval based on size and loc... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Loss of Aldosterone: Metabolic acidosis (increased h+ and blood acidity) due to decreased bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) level in addisonian crisis is due to loss of the... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: No, the only difference is that the former is better taken with food whereas the latter (calcium citrate) can be taken on an empty stomach.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Depends: Depends on the adrenal cell line that is in a state of increased proliferation (neoplasia). Most commonly cushinoid and virlization features. Some cas... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: But it will enhance bone remodeling, and if on bisphosphonate agent, it will potentiate it's effect as shown in a recent study. Concomitant vitamin d ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Increased urination: Increased urination and thirst with weight loss despite increased appetite the classic features.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No unless: Unless it's hornonally active in which surgical excision is an option. Keep in mind that most adrenal nodules of this size ate benign and "non" secret... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Good question: We don't know exactly how antidepressants cause amenorrhea but sometimes it can be due to high prolactin elevation which some antidepressant agents ca... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Possible: Given than 80% of all primary adrenal insufficiencies are due to autoimmunity (addison's disease), there is a chance that you may harbour other autoim... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Just like before: With more focus on avoiding further weight gain as it can exacerbate pcos by increasing your Insulin resistance. Having the ability to conceive and gi... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Absolutely: Evidence shows that exercise help build and maintain bone density at any age. Studies have seen bone density increase by doing regular resistance exer... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Chronic diseases: Such as sickle cell, thalassemia, , GI bleed, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, renal disease can also cause anemia. Prenicious anemia (due to autoi... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
For a lot of reasons: Calcium plays a vital role in body function. It regulates muscle contraction, nerve conduction and bone health among others.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Not exactly: Addison' s disease is a state of adrenal insufficiency but not vice versa as there are many other causes besides ad ( an autoimmune disease) that can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Regular diet: There should not be a certain diet to follow if you were diagnosed with ad, just sensible, well balanced diet is all what is advised. Plenty of water ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Hyperthyroidism ?: High T3 (liothyronine) means hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis depending on severity. You should seek an endocrinologist to decipher etiology of such ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
High TSH but with: Normal thyroid levels. It "usually" entails a symptom free state but if the cause is autoimmune in nature, there might be some signs or symptoms. The ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Levels: Checking thyroid levels and a thyroid specific protein product called thyroglobulin can give you an idea.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Blood test: The best way to ensure good control of your daughter's hypothyroidism is to have regular blood tests especially that her continued growth will require... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Lab test: The only way to find out is to request a complete thyroid panel be done. Results will determine if you need thyroxine supplementation.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Yes: Generic synthroid is called levothyroxine. Taking generic version is reasonable and will likely achivevsimilar results , however i would recommend tha... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Close monitoring : Surgeons will usuall leave an intact (or half intact) parathyroid gland as it's very important for calcium and phosphorus regulation. If all are remov... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Depends on age: Although most pediatric endocrinologist would consider rai ablation to be safe in children above the age of 7 (with no contraindications) if dosed app... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
No: Most cases of hypopitiuitarism do not involve the cells that produce puberty signals. Only by measuring puberty hormone levels during the first 3 mont... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Yes if: If no identifiable cause is known (such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia if which no cure but treatment exist), then yes, it's possible to "out grow"... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Still largely unknow: We still do not know precisely, yet certain hormonal chemicals are well know to play a major role such as leptin, gpr54, kisspeptin and melatonin.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Yes: All 50 states now screen for congenital hypothyroidism as part of the new born screen . In the US, the most common screening approach is measuring T4 ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Yes: Since you both need separate data storage and sharing information will just make it confusing to track down glycemic pattern.
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VERY impressive physician and scientist who nevertheless reaches out to those of us who can learn a lot from him. Dr.Jehaimi has an extraordinary record of publications illustrating the mind of a tru...Read More
Sep 13, 2013
I admire Dr. Jehaimi not only for his extensive medical knowledge but for the generosity with which he shares it with the HealthTap community. He answers patients' questions thoughtfully and clearly....Read More
Dec 2, 2012
I endorse Dr. Jehaimi. He provides an exceptional service to the public through the medical information and guidance he shares on AVVO.Com. It is clear that he has both a marked depth and breath of kn...Read More
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Thank you...I know most literature disagrees except one study of college students however I have found being chronically sleep deprived and taking am tsh after not sleeping my am levels chronically s...Read More
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She isn't particularly thirsty. She just seems to pee MUCH more than she takes in. Her urine is never concentrated, even in the morning. We reduce fluids after lunchtime- basically she gets all but 2o...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank you. Ever since i was diagnosed with prolactinoma, I've been on dostinex and i have gained 15lbs in the past six months.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Tripoli, Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

Patient's Choice Award, America's Best Physicians
America's Top Pediatrician, America's Top Doctors
Compassionate Doctor Recognition, American Registry

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
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