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If you have a growth hormone issue are there any other symptoms than just inches of growth spurts in height? What other symptoms might a 40 YO notice?

If you have a growth hormone issue are there any other symptoms than just inches of growth spurts in height? What other symptoms might a 40 YO notice?

Unlikely: When people are done growing, GH still is needed to help maintain muscle and bone mass and your energy level. However, GH deficiency severe enough to cause fatigue and muscle weakness is quite rare in adults and is mainly seen in people who have had tumors in the area of the pituitary removed or radiated or who were Dx with GH deficiency in childhood. Seems very unlikely for you. ...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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If a growth hormone issue causes female to suddenly grow inches taller after age 35 wouldn't other changes occur too? What kinds of things might u see

If a growth hormone issue causes female to suddenly grow inches taller after age 35 wouldn't other changes occur too? What kinds of things might u see

That doesn't happen: Growth hormone cannot make a person grow inches taller unless there are growth plates in the long bones that are still active. That does not happen at age 35 years. ...Read more

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At what age is the earliest a woman can notice thyroid problems, and hormone issues?

At what age is the earliest a woman can notice thyroid problems, and hormone issues?

Very early: Children can have thyroid problems and hormone problems related to their thyroids. If you are worried talk to your doctor or ask to see an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Iam brca1 + is estrogn ok to take to help with hormone issues?

Iam brca1 + is estrogn ok to take to help with hormone issues?

BRCA1 and HRT: If you do decide to take hrt, ask if you can take a lower-dose formula ... If you've been diagnosed with breast cancer or have tested positive for a hereditary gene ( brca1 or brca2) and so are at high risk, you shouldn't use hrt. ...Read more

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Can hormone issues cause feelings of despair and uneasiness? Had surge long ago now it creeps up now and then. Psychologists don't seem to help much.

Can hormone issues cause feelings of despair and uneasiness? Had surge long ago now it creeps up now and then. Psychologists don't seem to help much.

Emotional self-mgmt: Yes, hormones do play a role. Ok, you have a point. Money stress will only make it worse and some tx is not helpful. So try some diy. There are good sites this is just one. http://www.anxietycoach.com/breathingexercise.html perhaps a mindfulness meditation group class? You can do things that will help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Doc said height gain after 30 always due to hormone issue. Can U please explain what that hormone issue is & other symptoms I'd see. Is it acromegaly?

Doc said height gain after 30 always due to hormone issue. Can U please explain what that hormone issue is & other symptoms I'd see. Is it acromegaly?

Yes an: elevated GROWTH hormone from a PITUITARY tumor causes growth in adults...including height! There are MANY OTHER SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS! If you suspect this it is important you be evaluated by a Board Certified Endocrinologist! Your PCP should suggest the referral! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What type of hormone issues causes puffy eyes?

What type of hormone issues causes puffy eyes?

Many factors: Can cause puffy eyes from heredity, allergy, thyroid eye disease (not just hypothyroid), growths. ...Read more

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Does an endocrinologist deal with delayed pubert and hormone issues?

Does an endocrinologist deal with delayed pubert and hormone issues?

Pediatric endocrine: A pediatric endocrinologist is subspecialty trained to manage delayed puberty and other hormonal issues. A pediatrician should always be consulted first to determine if there is a concerning delay. ...Read more

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