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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 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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HP axis: Hypothalamus-pituitary axis (glands) in the brain produces important hormones that regulates your thyroid, testosterone, estrogen, steroid production.... Read More
Dr. Touraj Shafai
Pediatrics 59 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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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
Dr. Edward Reiter
Pediatric Endocrinology 53 years experience
Hormonal studies : Assessment of the hormones that are regulated by the hypothalamus such as growth hormone. Determine normalcy of menstrual cycles. Thyroid function tes... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Yes, it surely can: There is considerable evidence that involvement of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis can play a role in fatigue. Many ms patients do develop a ... Read More
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology 47 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Carroll
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Central: Hypothalamic disease affects the pituitary and the target organs controlled by the pituitary: adrenals, ovaries, testes, and thyroid. Hypothalamic da... Read More
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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Ophthalmology 58 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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