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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 causes chemical imbalance? Can you develop it or born with it?

What causes chemical imbalance? Can you develop it or born with it?

I assume you mean in: Reference to psychiatric illness. They can occur due to genetic influences (hereditary) or from stress (external events, internal ways of thinking) or most likely from both in most cases (also called the "stress diathesis model" of mental illness. We should never forget the tremendous psychiatric toll taken on humanity by man's inhumanity to man, child abuse, war, torture, domestic/street violence. ...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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Can masturbating too much cause hormonal imbalance?

Can masturbating too much cause hormonal imbalance?

No.: If you were to masturbate so much that you would never get out into the sunlight, then vitamin d (which is a hormone as well as a vitamen) might get low! but seriously, I have never heard of masturbation being a cause of hormonal balance. "too much" means that you are missing other opportunities to learn, live, and grow. If you are young there will be lots of time to catch up. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What causes hormone imbalance in women over 25? And how to stop it?

What causes hormone imbalance in women over 25? And how to stop it?

Which hormones?: And how many years past 25yo? Ovaries don't typically stop functioning until early 50s eg menopause. Adrenal & pituitary glands don't commonly cause imbalance. Thyroid can become over or underactive for unknown reasons, sometimes inflammation, sometimes infection. Pancreas' insulin can become insufficient due to obesity eg insulin resistant diabetes. ...Read more

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Can Cancer cause hormonal imbalance?

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