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What are the causes of hormone imbalance in teens?

What are the causes of hormone imbalance in teens?

Ovaries: Depends what type of hormone imbalance you are talking about. Often times the ovaries don't make teheproper amounts of estrogen and or progesterone, so teens can commonly have irregular periods, you can do hormone blood tests and if nothing is out of the ordinary( like low thyroid, etc. ) the teen can be cycled on low dose birth control pills to regulate the cycles. ...Read more

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Hormone Imbalance (Definition)

Hormonal imbalance is when the chemicals from the brain controlling organs in the body are at a level that don't allow normal organ function. The organs may function at too high or too ...Read more


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What are symptoms of hormonal imbalance in girls?

What are symptoms of hormonal imbalance in girls?

Many possible ones: There are many possible symptoms, depending on which hormone is imbalanced: irregular menstrual periods, infrequent periods or no periods, acne, unwanted hair growth, hair loss, infertility or subfertility, weight gain, tiredness, weight loss, nervousness, sweating, nipple discharge, leaking milk, darkening of the skin ... See a physician if you have symptoms you're concerned about. ...Read more

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What causes hormonal imbalances in teenagers?

What causes hormonal imbalances in teenagers?

It depends: What type of symptoms? Hormonal imbalance could mean many things. Please resubmit your question with some specific details so that we can best address your concern. Thanks! ...Read more

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What is the cause of hormonal imbalance in men?

What is the cause of hormonal imbalance in men?

What hormones?: Depends 100% on what hormones you are thinking of? Thyroid hormone problems are related to disease of the thyroid gland, etc...There are no non-specific hormone imbalances in men or women. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hormonal imbalance in woman?

What are the symptoms of hormonal imbalance in woman?

Many possible ones: There are many possible symptoms, depending on which hormone is imbalanced: irregular menstrual periods, infrequent periods or no periods, acne, unwanted hair growth, hair loss, infertility or subfertility, weight gain, tiredness, weight loss, nervousness, sweating, nipple discharge, leaking milk, darkening of the skin ... See a physician if you have symptoms you're concerned about. ...Read more

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Is hormonal imbalance the cause of back acne?

Is hormonal imbalance the cause of back acne?

Acne: Nobody is completely sure what causes acne. Experts believe the primary cause is a rise in androgen levels - androgen is a type of hormone. Androgen levels rise when a human becomes an adolescent. Rising androgen levels make the oil glands under your skin grow; the enlarged gland produces more oil. Excessive sebum can break down cellular walls in your pores, causing bacteria to grow. ...Read more

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Can pituitary adenomas cause a decrease in sense of smell due to hormonal imbalance? Which hormones are out of balance with hyposmia?

Can pituitary adenomas cause a decrease in sense of smell due to hormonal imbalance?  Which hormones are out of balance with hyposmia?

Not usually: Hormonal alterations based on resection of a pituitary adenoma do not typically cause changes in smell. However, there is a dependency on how an adenoma was removed; there is a small incidence of hyposmia with a endoscopic transsphenoidal surgerical approach. ...Read more

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Which type of hormonal imbalance causes depression?

Which type of hormonal imbalance causes depression?

Neurotransmitters.: Sometimes neurotransmitters in the brain (like dopamine, norepinephrine & serotonin). Thyroid hormones and male and female hormones can also contribute to depression. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hormonal changes in women?

What are the symptoms of hormonal changes in women?

Name the hormone: Hi. There are easily a hundred hormones. You name the hormone that's a changin', and we'll help describe the symptoms. ...Read more

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Causes of prolonged menstrual flow in teenagers?

Causes of prolonged menstrual flow in teenagers?

Menses: There are several reasons fr abnormal menses especially in young girls, but it is importnt to have her checked for both anemia and hormonal imbalance. She may need to be placed on oral birth control until she regulates. ...Read more

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Can hormones being unbalanced cause issues with fertility in females?

Hormones: What exactly do you mean by "unbalanced" hormones? Are your periods regular? Is the bleeding excessive? A visit to your obstetrician or gynecologist would be in order. ...Read more

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Can lack of estrogen in a woman cause depression?

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Can lack of estrogen in a woman cause depression?

Dep.: Hormonal changes in susceptible women can affect moods. ...Read more

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Which hormone causes acne in males?

Which hormone causes acne in males?

Testosterone and dhe: Acne can be seen in men of all ages due to hormonal fluctuations. Improving the acne is good skin care, improving your diet (eat low glycemic, more fruits and veggies rather than refined foods, decreasing dairy) and the use of peels or lasers depending on how severe it is. You have Accutane as an option but only for severe acne. ...Read more

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Can big fluctuations in hormone levels, such as in perimenopause, contribute to the development of female cancers?

Can big fluctuations in hormone levels, such as in perimenopause, contribute to the development of female cancers?

Yes: The hormonal changes that usually occur in the 10-15 years before menopause can contribute to many problems. Progesterone levels drop leading to "estrogen dominance". Fibroid and endometriosis growth can accelerate. Ovarian cysts can be more likely. The endometrial lining can become hyperplastic or thickened leading to polyps, atypia, and cancer. Get your regular checkups. ...Read more

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Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Several: In women under age 30, the most common causes of infertility are damage to fallopian tubes, endometriosis, ovulation problems, and sperm problems. In addition, some women have problems with the ovaries themselves and without knowing it the ovaries work like a woman is in her 40's. ...Read more

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What are the common hormonal disorders in men?

What are the common hormonal disorders in men?

Diabetes, thyroid: Diabetes is the most common, with thyroid disorders second. Recently, more and more men are being diagnosed with low testosterone, but it is much less common than the other two. ...Read more