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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 exact kind of hormonal imbalance causes menorrhagia?

What exact kind of hormonal imbalance causes menorrhagia?

Thyroid/Pituitary: Menorrhagia/Heavy Menstrual Bleeding is any period bleeding that leads to soaking a pad/tampon more than every 2hrs, interferes w/ daily activities, or lasts >7days. There are many causes: fibroids, polyp, hormonal imbalance (TSH/Prog/Estr), adenomyosis, bleeding disorders and cancer. Get checked out. Taking progesterone (pills/IUD) can help to thin the uterine lining so you don't bleed as much. ...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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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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What kinds of hormonal imbalances can cause allopecia?

What kinds of hormonal imbalances can cause allopecia?

Several: But most hair loss is not hormone related. See a dermatologist to determine what type of alopecia you have. ...Read more

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What type of hormonal imbalances cause chronic hives?

What type of hormonal imbalances cause chronic hives?

None: Although allergy to Progesterone has been linked to hives. An overactive thyroid may make hives worse but is not known to cause them. ...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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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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Can Cancer cause hormonal imbalance?

Yes, it depends: Tell us why you asked this question. We need medical history of the patient and and also need to know what symptoms or problems are bothering you. Hormone imbalance can be caused by some tumors(secreting excess of hormones) or due to chemotherapy used to treat tumors in younger adults. ...Read more

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What causes an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone?

What causes an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone?

Imbalance: Multiple factors can cause an imbalance between estrogen and progesterone. Primary hormonal problems with the ovarian access, or other hormonal problems. Stress, obesity, and exposure to xenoestrogens can also be factors. ...Read more

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Lack of progesterone causes what?

Lack of progesterone causes what?

Negative Effects : Progesterone can help prevent estrogen from becoming harmful to our health among other protective factors. As a natural balancer, Progesterone helps reduce irritability, weight gain, anxiety, hair loss, low libido, fibrocystic breasts, endometriosis, and uterine fibroids, to name a few. If you think you have hormonal imbalance, be sure to check with your doctor to come up with the best treatment. ...Read more

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Are there hormonal causes of migraines?

Are there  hormonal causes of migraines?

Yes: Migraines can be more common in or just prior to a menses. Some migraineurs find a change in the patterns of their headaches as they approach or enter menopause. ...Read more

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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 hormonal imbalance can cause excessive sweating?

What hormonal imbalance can cause excessive sweating?

Thyroid hormone: Hyperthyroidism can cause excessive sweating. Night time sweating is common in postmenopausal women but if you have normal periods estrogen levels are likely normal. ...Read more

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Side effects of Hormonal Imbalance?

Various: Depends on what hormones are out of balance. Disorders of estrogens, progesterone, pituitary fsh and lh cause menstrual irregularities, hot flashes, hirsuitism,weight changes,infertility,etc ...Read more

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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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What causes thyroid imbalance? And what causes weight gain with a thyroid imbalance?

What causes thyroid imbalance? And what causes weight gain with a thyroid imbalance?

Many causes,low met.: There are many causes of thyroid imbalances but our growing exposure to toxins including Fluoride (yes, fluoridated water causes it), bromine ; mercury is likely the most common cause. See http://bit.Ly/1doksyi ; http://bit.Ly/1ddkbiq for details. Thyroid hormone controls our metabolic rate like the rate an engine idles. The resultant slow metabolism in hypothyroidism causes weight gain. ...Read more

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Can depression cause hormonal imbalance?

Can depression cause hormonal imbalance?

Yes: A common feature of depression is a dysregulation of sex hormones (LH, FSH, testoterone), and the menstrual cycle. There are also the stress hormones: cortisone, ACTH. There are also changes in hormones related to bone maintenance and food metabolism. A related point: thyroid hormone deficiency can cause depression. ...Read more

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What causes testosterone imbalance in males?

What causes testosterone imbalance in males?

Many causes: Stress leading to high cortisol lowers testosterone. High Insulin (metabolic syndrome) causes conversion of testosterone to estrogen, low saturated fat, low cholesterol diet lowers testosterone. High soy diet.... ...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