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Damage to the hypothalamus would be expected to produce

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
Hypoxia: Perinatal hypoxia can cause cerebral damage of multiple types depending on how serious the hypoxia
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
Regulation: An area of brain that deals with maintenance of homeostasis throughout the body. Important for temperature, appetite, weight regulation, coordination... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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30 years experience
HP axis: Hypothalamus-pituitary axis (glands) in the brain produces important hormones that regulates your thyroid, testosterone, estrogen, steroid production.... Read More
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Dr. Touraj Shafai
Pediatrics 61 years experience
Genetic defects: Genetic defects and chromosomal disorders are the main reason for hypothalamic disorders. Depending on the cause and the location of the lesions, ther... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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30 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Temperature instability, which can be seen in hypothalamic dysfunction, isn't the same as feeling hot or cold. It means that core temperature isn't st... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology 49 years experience
Hypothalamic stroke: The prognosis of a hypothalamic stroke is complex because there are many endocrine factors controlled from there, for example thyroid and many other h... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
PVN: Contains nerve cells which are activated by stressful or physiological changes, leading to release of pituitary hormones, as well as regulating appeti... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Makes no sense: Hypothalamus is not a disease or condition. It is an anatomic part of the brain. You need it to function. Thus, there is no cure or treatment for a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 31 years experience
The hypothalamus: is not a "gland." It's a part of the brain. It doesn't "control" any "tissues." The functions of the hypothalamus are far too numerous & complex t... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Hunger control: VMH is responsible for satiety. It is involved in Fear , feeding , thermorehulation and sexual activity. Nystagmus has many causes : vestibular diseas... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Maybe: There were news media reports in the mid 2000's regarding oxytocin & aspergers. The latest definitive article i found, from mit & published 2010, indi... Read More
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