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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Hormone Imbalance (Overview)

Hormonal imbalance is when the chemicals from the brain controlling organs in the body are at a level that don't allow normal organ function. The organs may function at too high or too low of a level.


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How does a docctor perform a hormone imbalance test?

How does a docctor perform a hormone imbalance test?

Hormone imbalance: Tests for hormonal imbalance can be done by a doctor during a physical exam and with tests done on blood, urine, or saliva. The physician uses a combination of diagnostic skills plus information from tests to determine hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
287 doctors shared insights

Hormone Imbalance (Overview)

Hormonal imbalance is when the chemicals from the brain controlling organs in the body are at a level that don't allow normal organ function. The organs may function at too high or too low of a level.


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Symptoms hormone imbalance?

Symptoms hormone imbalance?

Which ones?: Varies widely depending on which hormones are invovled. What are you experiencing? ...Read more

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Is having fine hair over my stomach a sign of hormone imbalance?

Is having fine hair over my stomach a sign of hormone imbalance?

I doubt it: I hope I do not offend with this answer. In women, fine hairs on the arms and abdomen, depending on your genetic background are usually normal. Generally speaking, a primary care doctor or gynecologist would be able to look at you and answer confirmative or not after about one minute of examination, so seeing such a doctor is the best approach to answering this for certain. ...Read more

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Had a mc Jan at 6wk3d, been ttc since no success. Gynae didn't take tests so don't know the cause. Had D&C. Hormone imbalance? TTC 2 yrs before mc. Tx

Had a mc Jan at 6wk3d, been ttc since no success. Gynae didn't take tests so don't know the cause. Had D&C. Hormone imbalance? TTC 2 yrs before mc. Tx

Trying to conceive: Your question is confusing. What is "mc"? 'Ttc" I do understand. There are far too few details to be able to give you any useful information. More details and specifics in your question may help us get you some information you find useful. ...Read more

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I am a women. How do u know if u have a hormone imbalance?

I am a women. How do u know if u have a hormone imbalance?

How do you know?: Symptoms you might have from a hormone imbalance depend on which hormones are involved and your age and sex. Symptoms of female hormone imbalance at your age might include anxiety, mood swings, sleep disturbance, fluctuations in weight, fluid retention, etc. Other hormone imbalances could cause problems with your metabolism, changes in sex drive, depression, etc. ...Read more

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If I'm having bad migraine headaches and excessive bleeding on CD1, does that mean my hormones are imbalanced? Should I postpone my natural FET cycle?

If I'm having bad migraine headaches and excessive bleeding on CD1, does that mean my hormones are imbalanced? Should I postpone my natural FET cycle?

No: Having bad migraines and heavy CD 1 bleeding are not related. You do not need to postpone your natural FET cycle. I am sure your doctor has checked your hormones already. Good Luck with your FET. ...Read more

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What do suggest to treat hormone imbalance for a 17 year old female (food and diet)?

What do suggest to treat hormone imbalance for a 17 year old female (food and diet)?

What imbalance?: If you are speaking about an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone, then you would want to treat that with estrogen and Progesterone (typically in form of birth control pill). Make sure at normal weight (not too heavy/thin), and no problem with thyroid or vonwillebrand. Food and diet are not going to affect pituitary which regulates ovarian production of hormones that control menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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