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Can Being Overweight Mess Your Hormones Up
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
I'm about 80 pounds overweight. If i lose this weight will my body balance its hormones and will my facial hair decrease?
Iit should: A lot of the hormones you talk about are stored in fat cells, if you lose the weight from the fat cells and not from muscle mass- it should balance out. You need to do cardio work out and weight training- the weight training is to maintain and preserve, or even build up your muscle mass, as you lose weight. ...Read more
Is it very common 4 overweight women 2 have periods lasting 9-14 days? Is bein overweight 1 of the top causes of imbalance of hormones?
Very common: Pcos may be present in up to 30% of women. It is a very common cause for weight gain, missed periods, infertility, hair growth, etc. It is best treated w/diet, exercise and weight loss. Metformin therapy can help restore normal menses and often fertility. Elevated prolactin can also cause the same problems. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more
I am a female in my 20's I have noticed my hair used to be much thicker as a child. My periods are normal is this a hormone issue? Not overweight
Do I have a greater chance of gaining weight from hormonal birth control if I've been overweight in the past?
Im 34 yrs old and having severe ingown hair under my chin... Im overweight and my hormone is imbalance since i was a teenager?
Stein Leventhal: What you describe may be due to stein-leventhal syndrome. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001408/ to see if you think this fits your condition. Diagnosis is made by blood and/or urine samples. You need an evaluation by an gynecologist or possibly an endocrine gynecologist. ...Read more
What advice can you give on treating secondary amenorrhea for someone who has polycystic ovaries but is not overweight and has normal hormone levels?
If I am over weighted and im losing weight and im doing sport.Does this overweight affect that im not getting pregnant, all my hormone tests are clean?
I have low test and even with hormone therapy i still need viagra (sildenafil) and other supplements to get an erection since i was 30. I'm not overweight or diabe?
SeeMD: You may have to see a urologists and or an endocrinologist! ...Read more
Hi No PCOS, not diabetic and not overweight but taking metmorfin so I can get pregnant because my ANTI MULLERIAN HORMONE level is 0.93. Is this safe?
Its safe: B"sd Metformin is remarably safe. It has anti-cancer properties, which may explain why diabetics taking metformin outlive non-diabetics not taking it. Since the AMH test has not been in routine use for many years, the levels considered to be “normal” are not yet clarified and agreed on by the experts. 0.98 low normal. Not sure how metformin fits in for you - but not dangerous. ...Read more
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
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