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My sebaceous glands are over active. Almost done fighting cold/flu. Could it be immune system reaction, hormones or simply change in weather. Male 42?

My sebaceous glands are over active. Almost done fighting cold/flu.  Could it be immune system reaction, hormones or simply change in weather. Male 42?

ComplexManyBehaviors: blamed on outer influences &/or internal controls without much understanding; the reason that so many promoted treatments do not work (or not well) despite complexity & expense. The medical disease industry (including those with MDs) only partially understand Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures. Primary control of sebaceous glands is autonomic. Many do better with LCHF foods, study DietDoctor.com ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Could you tell me what are all the hormone secreting glands in the endocrine system?

Could you tell me what are all the hormone secreting glands in the endocrine system?

Hormones: Brain( hypothalamus, pituitary, pineal)thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, gonads (testes and ovaries), pancreas(both endocrine and exocrine). ...Read more

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My parents are cousins. Why moles are in my body? Moles are due to hormone changes, glands, enviromental effects or particular protein found in genes?

My parents are cousins. Why moles are in my body? Moles are due to hormone changes, glands, enviromental effects or particular protein found in genes?

Moles are common: Moles are very common and generally benign. If you have questions about potential genetic abnormalities, have your doctor refer you to a geneticist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can hormones make axillary glands feel larger and tender?

Can hormones make axillary glands feel larger and tender?

No: Hi. There are really no glands in the axilla, except for sweat glands. There are lymph nodes in the axilla, which are normally small and can't be felt. If you have large, tender masses in the axilla, lymph nodes are likely. Are they in BOTH axilla? Any weight loss, night sweats, or other symptoms? If only on one side, check that breast for masses. Please see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Adrendal gland hormone levels high. Mass and one gland removed but levels still high. Any ideas of possible reason?

Adrendal gland hormone levels high. Mass and one gland removed but levels still high. Any ideas of possible reason?

What hormone?: Hi. We need more information. Was the hormone in the adrenalin (epinephrine) family? That's more likely than cortisol or aldosterone, alt hose those are possible too. Without more info, can't help much. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the important hormones secreted by pituitary glands?

What are the important hormones secreted by pituitary glands?

Many: The pituitary secretes a number of hormones, all of which are important. Anterior pituitary: follicle stimulating hormone, leutinizing hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone, thyroid stimulating hormone, prolactin, and growth hormone. Posterior pituitary: oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone. Each serves a different but very important role. ...Read more

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Are hormones produced by thyroid gland tropic hormones?

Are hormones produced by thyroid gland tropic hormones?

Hormones: A tropic hormone is a hormone secreted by one gland and then stimulates another gland; for example, the pituitary makes TSH, which targets the thyroid and causes the thyroid to make T4 and T3 (liothyronine). The thyroid hormones (T4, T3 (liothyronine)) target other organs (heart, CNS, GI, etc), but not really other glands, so are not really tropic hormones. ...Read more