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Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Yes to both: Thyroid dysfunction --- either too much thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism) or too little (hypothyroidism) --- can disrupt the male or female reproductive system by causing changes in sex hormones as well as prolactin. Alterations in sex hormones (testosterone in men, and estrogen in women) and prolactin, can in turn, lead to sexual dysfunction, including abnormal periods, and sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Possibly: Both hypo and hyperthyroidism can cause erectile dysfunction (impotence). The condition of low thyroid levels (hypothyroidism) is more likely to do so. Furthermore, untreated hypothyroidism can lead to high prolactin levels, that may additionally contribute to sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

Low libido: But this is reversible with low dose testosterone supplementation ...Read more

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What do thyroid problems in men cause?

What do thyroid problems in men cause?

Same as others: We are not that special. Thyroid problem in men will cause the same symptoms as in women (minus the menstruation symptoms, of course). Hypothyroid: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, dry skin, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain...Hyperthyroid: nervousness, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, tremot, pooping too much... ...Read more

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Does thyroid desease cause infertility in women?

Does thyroid desease cause infertility in women?

Absolutely: If you are clinically hypothyroid or clinically hyperthyroid, it can cause infertility. Sometimes, with this thyroid disease you can get pregnant but it will increase the risk of miscarriage and in cases of hypothyroidism, it can adverse effects on the fetus. If you have thyroid disease you should consult with your doctor before attempting pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does aging and not enough sex cause prostate problems?

Does aging and not enough sex cause prostate problems?

Yes: Aging affects the prostate in 2 ways: the prostate gets larger with age and older men have a higher incidence of prostate cancer. Testicular function and primarily testosterone production also decrease with age. Thus sexual function, desire and erectile function tends to decrease with age. This can be made worse if you are a smoker, diabetic or overweight. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, . ...Read more

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Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Yes: Monomucleosis, like any medical stress, can cause infertility in men and women. The effects are generally short-term and reversible. ...Read more

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Can problem in prostrate gland like enlargement cause ED? What is the acceptable frequency of musterbation for men that does not cause any harm?

Can problem in prostrate gland like enlargement cause ED?  
What is the acceptable frequency of musterbation for men that does not cause any harm?

No limits: actually, regular masturbation is quite beneficial to your prostate. There is NO relationship between frequency of masturbation and ED. Prostae enlargement or disease can be responsible for ED, not masturbation. ...Read more

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Does diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency lead to sexual problems in males?

Does diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency lead to sexual problems in males?

Hormones: Diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency should not lead to sexual problems. Please discuss this with the doctor who diagnosed DI and vasopressin. ...Read more

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What causes ED in men in their twenties? Can it be reversed?

What causes ED in men in their twenties? Can it be reversed?

Stress, etc., &often: The most common cause in someone without serious health issues is psychologic. Stress is a huge factor, as is the nature of your intimate relationships. However some other causes can be from medications such as many blood pressure meds, diabetes, alcohol, and circulation problems. Low testosterone is less likely in a young person. Find the cause and improvement is likely! ...Read more

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Can low testosterone and high estrogen cause thinking problems in males?

Can low testosterone and high estrogen cause thinking problems in males?

Yes of coursse: any kind of hormone imbalance in male or female will cause different kind of physical,mental and behavior problem the question is why you have that make sure you do not have any testicles tumor or lumps you might have to make sure you do not have hormone producing tumor in lung and liver do you have any gyncomastia or enlarge male breast as well or not the answer to your question is yes it does ...Read more

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In what ways testosterone levels can be increased in a male ? Does low testosterone levels causes enlarged chest in a male?

In what ways testosterone levels can be increased in a male ? Does low testosterone levels causes enlarged chest in a male?

Yes: Low testosteron could cause enlarged breast. First etiology of the low testerone should be identified. Primary etiology could be treated by testosterone replacement and secondary causes are treated by treating the cause. See your internist. ...Read more

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Does loss of penile senstivity lead to sexual problems in men and how to cure it ?

Does loss of penile senstivity lead to sexual problems in men and how to cure it ?

No.: At your age loss of sensation should not lead into anything else. Are you circumcised? Are you on any medications that might cause loss of sensation? Over what time period did you lose sensation? i.e. sudden or over months to years? Any known trauma? Were you born with any urological problems or previous surgery? These are important questions to know. Talk to your doc or urologist. ...Read more

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Is it true testosterone injections can cause hair loss breast enlargement in males?

Yes, but...: Do you need it and how much? And what is the price (consequence) you need to pay? These are the issues we have to think over especially for someone with the portraited clinical scenario. In life, we need to mull over if we have to do something necessary even being possible, and if we have to do something possible even being necessary. So, balance out what you like and what you need. More? Ask doc. ...Read more

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Does low testosterone cause reduced odor and sweating in males?

Does low testosterone cause reduced odor and sweating in males?

Yes.: Testosterone levels are directly correlated with the production of body oils, ie. Sebum. This is the substance that leaves "fingerprints." did you know that babies leave virtually no fingerprints, and a man's will last longer on a surface than a female? With lower oil production, bacteria that produce body odor have less to break down into acrid odor. Yes, you will perspire less! ...Read more

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