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Whats lactational amenorhea..?

Whats lactational amenorhea..?

Hormones: The hormones released during breast feeding (lactation) will frequently suppress menstrual periods (amenorrhea). The answer to this question is that many breast feeding women may not resume their menstrual periods after pregnancy until they stop breast feeding. Lactational amenorrhea, therefore, is normal. ...Read more

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Amenorrhea (Definition)

Amenorrhea = absence or missing at least ...Read more


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Is hypothyroidism related to bipolar disorder?

Is hypothyroidism related to bipolar disorder?

Yes: One's thyroid gland is kind of like the body's thermostat. If it is not functioning properly, it can adversely affect a person's mood and cause depression, mania and anxiety. Also, medications given to help a person's mood may not work properly in the face of abnormal thyroid functioning. To make matters even more complicated, lithium (given for bipolar d/o) may cause thyroid problems. ...Read more

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What causes perimenopausal mood disorders?

What causes perimenopausal mood disorders?

Not exactly known: But probably changes in estrogen and Progesterone which have effects on the functioning of serotonin and norepinephrine. This is probably how replacing estrogen and using antidepressants cause an improvement in mood, but like all mood disorders, the exact process in which mood is produced and controlled is not really known. ...Read more

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What is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd) ?

What is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd) ?

PMDD: Pmdd is a condition were a woman has severe depression symptoms, irritability, and tension in the 5-10 days before menstruation. The symptoms of pmdd are more severe and debilitating than in premenstrual syndrome (pms). They usually remit when menstruation begins. Mood swings; panic attacks; trouble sleeping; feeling out of control; and several other symptoms all can be seen in pmdd. ...Read more

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Can one recovering from atypical anorexia nervosa with amenorrhea still experience pre-menstrual bloating/acne?

Can one recovering from atypical anorexia nervosa with amenorrhea still experience pre-menstrual bloating/acne?

Absolutely : The recovery from anorexia means you have gained enough weight to begin menstruation again, and all the lovely things that come with it! Those symptoms would be two of them. ...Read more

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Is paraphilia a hormone disorder?

Is paraphilia a hormone disorder?

No: It is a 6-month period of recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies or sexual urges involving a specific act, depending on the paraphilia. No specific hormone issues have ever been found that could explain this mental illness. ...Read more

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What is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd)?

What is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd)?

A medical condition: That has symptoms that affect many women of childbearing age. ...Read more

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Does medical marijuana help delayed sleep phase syndrome?

Does medical marijuana help delayed sleep phase syndrome?

Marijuana and sleep: In general no. Mj is most know regarding n3 and rem adjustment. Illicit drugs are not recommended and most times for dsps or other circadian disorders medications are not treatments of choice. ...Read more

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I am 36 years old and diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhe; 1 miscarriage through IVF. Can hypothalamic amenorrhea be reversed?

I am 36 years old and diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhe; 1 miscarriage through IVF. Can hypothalamic amenorrhea be reversed?

Treated: This condition can be treated medically but not completely reversed also it's important to know what is causing the dysfunction of the level of the hypothalamus ( infection inflammatory process tumor lack of releasing factors etc.) Stay well. ...Read more

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What treatments can I recieve for mood disorders, anxiety disorder, conduct disorder, psychotic disorder?

What treatments can I recieve for mood disorders, anxiety disorder, conduct disorder, psychotic disorder?

Psychiatric eval: Psychiatric evaluation would be the first thing you need here, to determine the most likely diagnosis that could explain your symptoms. There are various medications that help mood disorders, psychosis, and anxiety; psychotherapies are important treatments in all of those and in conduct disorder. You can receive comprehensive treatment once we understand what's wrong & what's needed. ...Read more

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Could amenorrhea stunt breast growth?

Possibly related: If you are not cycling because of ovarian failure, the lack of estrogen could result in impaired breast development. ...Read more

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Do the hormone changes duringmenstrual cycles affect people with bipolar disorder more?

Do the hormone changes duringmenstrual cycles affect people with bipolar disorder more?

Not Usually: Some women with bipolar disorder can have increased difficulties associated with their menstrual cycles, but this does not occur the large majority of the time. ...Read more

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Is depression a psychiatric disorder?

Is depression a psychiatric disorder?

No, it's a mood: It's a bit of a trick question. In dictionaries you can find a definition like "the state of being depressed." everyone feels depressed now and then--it's a human emotion. But, when a depressed mood lasts for 2 weeks or longer and is accompanied by a constellation of other symptoms a person can be thought of as having a depressive "disorder." this is a treatable condition. ...Read more

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Is polycystic ovaries a medical condition or disorder?

Is polycystic ovaries a medical condition or disorder?

Err...: What's the difference? Neiterh "medical condition" or "disorder" is a precisely defined term, they are "common speech.". ...Read more

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Help please! is bipolar disorder a serious mental illness?

Help please! is bipolar disorder a serious mental illness?

Yes: Historically, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have both been known as "severe mental illnesses". This wording can be important as receiving help from mental health centers sometimes is predicated upon meeting the definition of "severe mental illness". You used the word serious and bipolar disorder meets that definition too. The risk for suicide or homicide is what makes it so serious. ...Read more

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Nursing diagnosis for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Nursing diagnosis for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Do your homework: The site is not a shortcut for you to get your nursing homework answered for you. Apply yourself & acquire the answers from the texts & sources in your curriculum. To be successful as a nurse you need to do the work & gain the skills or you will be neither happy or successful. ...Read more

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Is bipolar disorder related to hypersexuality?

Is bipolar disorder related to hypersexuality?

It can be.: A manic episode can be characterized by an increased interest in sex, extroversion, impulsivity and poor decision making. A dangerous combination. ...Read more

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Whats secondary amenorrhea?

Whats secondary amenorrhea?

Peroids stop: Primary amenorrhea is when a woman never had a period. If she has had periods and then they stop that is secondary amenorrhea. ...Read more