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Can Stress Cause Harmones To Falter
If fairly severe: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Stress hormones: Stress hormones are generally not good for the body. The main potentially harmful one is cortisol. But there are several others including epinephrine. In the short term these are fine and may help you in a fight/flight scenario. However chronic high levels will lead to insulin resistance. weight gain, hypertension and diabetes. ...Read more
Yes: Stress, particularly long standing stress can cause pertubations to our hormonal axis. This in turn has been shown to impact the inflammatory system. Elevated inflammatory mediators and other indicators of an out of balance inflammatory system are often seen in patients with congestive heart failure (chf). Anything that can reduce stress, can be seen as a positive cardiac mediator. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can childhood asthma come back from prolonged stress? Is adrenal fatigue possible? How to strengthen adrenals?
Yes. No. GoodHabits?: Childhood asthma can come back, but if one is no longer a child, then it is just called asthma. The other way of looking at it is: the childhood asthma never completely left. Asthma symptoms come and go, so it's not surprising to come back. Adrenal Fatigue is a name some people use to describe some types of symptoms, but is not a real disorder. The symptoms are real, the "disorder" is not real. ...Read more
Can hormonal imbalances cause migraines and severe moodiness? And is birth control the best way to help?
Migraines & Hormones: I have had many cases over the years where patients link hormonal imbalances, menstruation episodes, and other hormonal conditions to their migraines; as well as moodiness Regarding medication, you may want to ask your PCP about birth control and other potential medications for your headaches. ...Read more
Stress & menses: Stress can interfere with the length of your menstrual cycle, though hypothalamic influence on hormone release. Your cycle could be shorter or longer than expected, or you may not ovulate or menstruate at all. Please see your doctor for specific evaluation and suggestions. ...Read more
I heard that hormonal changes can lead to rhinitis with nasal congestion in women.Pls can u advice which harmones lead to this problems so can get hrt?
Seek help asap: Please find a physician in your area that specializes in hrt for women. There are too many variables to answer your question adequately on this forum. ...Read more
How late can stress cause your period to be? Does it depend of what level of stress you've been under?
Yes: Psychological stress can result in various physical conditions, including hair loss. Practicing thought dropping, meditation exercises, and various relaxation exercises can help. However, it's best to get a medical evaluation, since there are many medical conditions, such as thyroid problems, that can be the cause. ...Read more
Depends what kind: It depends on what kind of hormone imbalance. If you have irregular periods or you're trying to get pregnant without success, see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist (rei). For other hormone problems like thyroid problems or diabetes, you should see a medical endocrinologist for help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Paranoia?: Paranoia is not part of asperger's, but there can be some social stresses. People with asperger's have a hard time picking up on others' emotional states or social cues, so many interactions can be confusing to them. Paranoia generally means a person feels others are against him in some way, and it is not a usual part of asperger's. Please see a psychiatrist for evaluation of your concerns. ...Read more
NTI appliance: We show our stress in our teeth by grinding or clenching that eventually wear down the enamel on the biting surfaces of our dentition. Many times this become a habit that is hard to control and can cause over time expensive dental repair costs or possible loss of teeth. One dental appliance that comes to mind is the use of an nti. It trains the jaw to relax and reduces the pain caused by stress. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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