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Does IBS worsen as you grow older?

Does IBS worsen as you grow older?

Yes: Check my blog if you need further info - http://metametrix.Blogspot.Com igg second line of response. Serum immunoglobulins. Igg1 - shortterm (igg1 has 1-2 half life) response to food allergy then there is igg4 response- long term exposure(igg4 has 21-30 days half life). Prolonged exposure to food allergens - exposure to antigen stimulates igg1 response to - igg4 response inbody - sorry technical. ...Read more

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

A long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach ...Read more


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Does hyperthyroidism get worse as you age?

Does hyperthyroidism get worse as you age?

May be: Anything medical condition untreated will get worse by age. Usually, only wine gets better by age. ...Read more

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Does ADHD change as you get older?

Does ADHD change as you get older?

Yes: Children with adhd often exhibit inattentiveness, impulsivity, and/or hyperactivity. Adults are less likely to exhibit hyperactivity and impulsivity. ...Read more

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Does ADHD get less severe as you age?

Does ADHD get less severe as you age?

Generally: Something less than 50% of people with childhood ADHD will outgrow their symptoms as they get to the end of high school age. In most others, the restlessness will subside or be significantly reduced. Many individuals will learn strategies for dealing with the inattentiveness and executive function problems that remain. You should address this with your doctor and an educational specialist. ...Read more

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Does sleep progressively get worse as you age?

Does  sleep progressively get worse as you age?

No: There are several phases of sleep and one of the most important levels for maximum rest and renovation is delta phase. This is the deepest level of sleep in which hgh (human growth hormone) is released and in adults provides one of the most potented hormones that naturally helps prevent tissue and organ breakdown. ...Read more

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Does schizoaffective disorder tend to get worse as we age? For women especially as hormone levels start to decline?

Does schizoaffective disorder tend to get worse as we age?  For women especially as hormone levels start to decline?

Your needs do change: I'd like to encourage you not to think of it as worse, but only different. Yes, your body is changing hormonally and in other ways too. It's not all bad - but your medications need to keep up with you. Some might end others start. Have a thorough exam, lab work and referrals if needed. Talk therapy may help you understand your needs better too. Change is hard, but might be good. Find support. ...Read more

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Does collarbone grow stronger as you get older?

Does collarbone grow stronger as you get older?

No: As we get older our bones tend to demineralize and become weaker. The best way to compensate for this age related change is exercise, healthy intake of calcium and vitamin d as well as appropriate estrogen and testosterone replacment when not contraindicated. ...Read more

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Does skin get less oily as you grow older?

Does skin get less oily as you grow older?

Usually yes: With age, acne tends to go away and dryness of the skin is more noticeable causing people to start adding oily moisturizers to the skin. The sebaceous glands are less active. ...Read more

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Do PMS symptoms tend to worsen or get better with age?

Do PMS symptoms tend to worsen or get better with age?

No certain pattern: If there is no pathological issue and you are simply reacting to hormonal variations, it may suggest less distress over time - you might as well look toward that once you know you are healthy. It will make it even more likely to lessen a bit at least. Best wishes! ...Read more

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When does eyesight stabilize? Or does it keep getting worse as you age?

When does eyesight stabilize? Or does it keep getting worse as you age?

Eye sight change: Distance vision usually stabilizes around18-20. Near vision usually begins to change around40,and changes until around 55. Diseases of the eyes can create visual change at many different times ...Read more

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Does raynaud's get worse as a teenager ages?

Does raynaud's get worse as a teenager ages?

Not always: The raynaud's and scleroderma association in the U.K. States that raynaud's disease is more common in teens and young adults, especially teen girls and young women. The majority of patients resolve their symptoms in their twenties. (probably the approximately 10% of cases who have secondary conditions causing raynaud's will continue to have symptoms unless their secondary disorders are resolved.). ...Read more

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Can polycystic ovaries worsen as you get older ?

Can polycystic ovaries worsen as you get older ?

Possibly : Consider speaking to your gyn about treatment options. You might be started on birth control pills, metformin, or other medications which can regulate your menses, stabilize you blood sugars and/or minimize further ovarian cyst formation. ...Read more

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If you have a "slow metabolism" as a child, will it get faster as you get older in adulthood?

If you have a "slow metabolism" as a child, will it get faster as you get older in adulthood?

Cause?: How has it been judged? Hypothyroidism is a common cause and can be treated. If it is "slow" for no reason known, it will not improve. ...Read more

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Ddoes eyes get smaller as you age?

Ddoes eyes get smaller as you age?

No: Perhaps, you are noticing they are not as "prominent" as they were? Eyelid aging issues can affect the appearance of your eyes to the casual observer. Rarely, there can be orbital disease that can also affect eye globe appearance. Certainly, you should see your doc to assess cause. ...Read more

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What rare conditions can make those over age 30, with no other symptoms, grow noticably taller? Thank you!

What rare conditions can make those over age 30, with no other symptoms, grow noticably taller? Thank you!

Growth hormone: Rarely w/o other symptoms. But in general past age of closed growth plates in bones - it may be some rare hormonal disorder- overproduction of growth or growth- like hormone chemicals produced by pituitary tumor ( adenoma). Rare cancers can produce chemicals which may have effect as growth hormone. When growth complete bone may be more growing in thickness ( scull- bigger head .) If concern see MD ...Read more

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Sense your testosterone drops as you grow older, will you ever have less testosterone as an older person than you did before you hit puberty?

Sense your testosterone drops as you grow older, will you ever have less testosterone as an older person than you did before you hit puberty?

Possible...: Testosterone production peaks and plateaus around age 30. Afterwards, it slowly declines by roughly 1% every year, but usually still maintains at its normal lows with reasonable manhood in life. But, some may be functionally affected by low t. How to interpret low t? It can be tricky and needs to correlate with overall functionality and other comorbid conditions such as diabetes, obesity, thyroid. ...Read more

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Does chronic worry make you appear older, lose hair?

Does chronic worry make you appear older, lose hair?

Yes...: ... Can also make one feel older... I would check with a therapist to work on the chronic worry even it wasn't the only reason for hair loss, etc (i.e. Just because it's no fun being worried chronically); might also consult with family doctor for overall physical check up... ...Read more

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If you didn't outgrow asthma as a child, and still have it as a young adult, does it become COPD when you're older?

If you didn't outgrow asthma as a child, and still have it as a young adult, does it become COPD when you're older?

Treatment matters: Most asthma can be effectively treated with inhaled medications that would prevent progression to fixed airflow obstruction. Asthma does not lead to emphysema, but if untreated it can lead to scarring of the airways and permanent airflow obstruction. ...Read more

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