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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
What hormone medication does the doctor normally put you on to have normal periods if you have pcos?
Depends: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is good b/c it helps decrease the more androgens (more male hormones that all women have but greater ratios in pcos) or yasmin. Women who dont want birth control can try natural Progesterone to help balance the hormones and have regular periods. ...Read more
My PMS is terrible, bad cramps, mood swings, is there any thing i can take to balance my hormones? What medications are often used, and what tests?
PMS is terrible: Pms can be debilitating and there are options for treatment. The most effective means of controlling these symptoms involve suppression of ovulation with birth control pills, the NuvaRing or the depo shot. Also, some women beneft from ssri medications (like prozac) taken during the second half of your cycle. There are other options as well, but these are a good start! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will thyroid hormones or antithyroid medications interfere with a tc99m pertechnetate thyroid scan?
Not usually: Technetium is usually trapped by thyroid gland and used to determine in young children and infants the configuration of thyroid gland, hypoplasia, absence, or increased size or hyperplasia, or abnormal location. Radioactive iodine is used in older patients for determine function of thyroid gland, increased function or hyperthyroiidism or decreased function, hypothyroidism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I get pregnant with irregular periods, thyroid problem, and irregular hormones? I take medication for my thyroid and i've been loosing weight.
I have upperlip pigmentation, cause may be high levels of estrogen' apart from bleaching creams, is there a cure or medication for hormone imbalance?
Can I still have aver. penis size if the problem is in Genetics or hormones, if I get medication?? im 16 yrs old. 3 inches when erect and its thin..
Move on please: It is getting to be obvious that you disrespect us here. Your question has repeatedly and accurately been answered for free. Dismissing the numerous physicians who have already responded is extremely inappropriate. If you don't like our answers why do you keep coming back? It is time for you to move on. ...Read more
How do you know : Your hormones are not balanced? Which of your body's thousands of hormones are you referring to? What is gyno that apparently you feel needs to be treated? I would need to know all these things before being able to advise you, so i suggest you discuss with your own doctor. ...Read more
I have a friend who has extra hormones which makes her horny all the time so is there any medication to reduce her hormones level?
Testosterone: The desire to have sex is complex and influenced by many factors. Testosterone is one factor which can increase libido. If your friend has a high level of testosterone, then she needs a thorough evaluation. There are sometimes medicines which can block or lower the hormone. ...Read more
Adrenal: Of coarse there are medications for low adrenal hormones but if that has been documented surely your doctor has prescribed appropriate treatment for you. If you have not had any studies related to adrenal hormones what are you concerned about? If you have not seen your doctor about this please do so as soon as possible. Making the low adrenal hormones studies is easy. ...Read more
Depends: Need 2b evaluated by an encrinologist if ur levels are abnormally high, i.E if you have congenital adrenal hyperplasia, in which case you would already be under an endo. Dr. Source of hormone needs to be eliminated if androgen level high from an androgen or testosterone secreting tumor. Advise against taking anti-androgen medication if your testosterone or androgen level is only high normal. ...Read more
Medication sensitive an cant take hormones , severe balance trouble ect. durin post menapause . is physche ward appropriate ?
Criteria for admiss-: ion to a mental heath facility are a person's exhibiting behavior that harms herself or others; so, no. Recent-onset coordination & balance problems require physical & neurological exams by your primary care, who may refer you to a neurologist. You also need to see an endocrinologist, who will check for osteoporosis & other post-menopausal health issues , then discuss options for treatment. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about a month ago. I have started new medication with no changes. I have endo could I just have a hormone imbalance?
Fibromyalgia: is difficult to treat and controversial. Please continue to see your doc and look into a mind-body approach to your pain. Search for the work of John Sarno, MD, One of his best books is "The Divided Mind." This is not all in your head but that contributes. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes, there are: The integrative management of pmdd and pms includes multiple modalities. Nutritionally: avoid caffeine, & eat high fiber with low animal fat diet (need omega 3's though); eat whole soy foods; vit b6, magnesium citrate or glycinate, vit d; calcium. Lifestyle: exercise & stop smoking. Botanicals: chasteberry, black cohosh, st. John's wort, evening primrose oil. Others: tcm & homeopathy. ...Read more
amenorrhe since sep after stopping the pill. Tests show very low progesterone. Should I take medication or keep waiting to see if hormones balance out
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