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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm aware that as people get older their lips start to thin, but at what age does this process begin to occur?
Lips: There is no cut off point.Get a more detailed answer ›
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