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8 weeks since last cycle (Jan 16), negative pregnancy test today. Both (7&8 years ago) prior pregnancy had very low hormones. Migraine, nausea, cramps.

8 weeks since last cycle (Jan 16), negative pregnancy test today. Both (7&8 years ago) prior pregnancy had very low hormones. Migraine, nausea, cramps.

Menstrual history &: More detail about your previous pregnancies and current serum levels of your hormones are needed to give you a reasonable explanation of what's going on here. You may have conceived but will go on to have an early miscarriage. Or your hormones may be out of balance and the migraine & nausea are a coincidence. Hope all goes well. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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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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Does the lack of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy always indicates low level of hormones? Is the lack of nausea cause for alarm?

Does the lack of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy always indicates low level of hormones? Is the lack of nausea cause for alarm?

Not at all: Remember, everyone's response to the hormones of pregnancy is different. Some people have severe nausea so called hyperemesis gravidarum. Some people really have limited to no issues. But remember the lack of issues doesn't mean that there is a problem at all. ...Read more

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What happens in the body that causes nausea? Are nerves involved, or hormones involved, or both?

What happens in the body that causes nausea? Are nerves involved, or hormones involved, or both?

Both: Various blood borne hormones (or medications/drugs) cause a signal within the area postrema, which is a region in the brain located on the floor of the fourth ventricle -- outside of the blood-brain barrier. This means hormones cause the brain to release a neurotransmitter that causes nerves to trigger nausea. ...Read more

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I am 19 and have had varying levels of nausea for about 3 months. Could this be caused by a hormonal imbalance?

I am 19 and have had varying levels of nausea for about 3 months. Could this be caused by a hormonal imbalance?

Yes, one of many: Chronic nausea may be caused by a variety of things - both GI and non-gi. Given duration it might be wise to be formally evaluated by your md. In the meantime you might want to trial anotc ppi every day. ...Read more

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What causes nausea right before a due period? Which hormones?

What causes nausea right before a due period? Which hormones?

Prostaglandins: Most likely prostaglandins (pg,) which are derivatives of arachidonic acid. Pg cause menstrual cramps, and can be associated with nausea, diarrhea, and mild temperature elevations - among other things. Pg rises dramatically before menstruation and peaks during your period. Otc drugs like Ibuprofen block pg; you might find it helps with your nausea. ...Read more

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I get nauseous frequently. It's gotten better since I stopped taking birth control. Could the nausea have hormonal causes?

I get nauseous frequently. It's gotten better since I stopped taking birth control. Could the nausea have hormonal causes?

Nausea: Yes it could have a hormonal cause. But also a multitude of other causes could be responsible. Could you be pregnant?
A detailed history including medication history and a physical examination with labs can help pinpoint the cause. I would suggest that you see your primary care or gp (if you are in the uk). ...Read more

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I just finished my period 5 days ago. But since yesterday im having nausea...Only in the morning? Why? Should I doubt got any hormonal problem

I just finished my period 5 days ago. But since yesterday im having nausea...Only in the morning? Why? Should I doubt got any hormonal problem

Stomach flu?: You might want to consider other causes of nausea; anxiety can cause nausea that could be worse in the morning. To check for hormonal problems get seen by your doctor and get a blood test. Also it is a good idea to check for pregnancy as sometimes spotting during pregnancy can mimic a period. ...Read more

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Chronic unexplained nausea for 1yr. All tests & blood work normal. Could this be hormonal? Part. Hyster. In 07. No gall bladder.

Chronic unexplained nausea for 1yr. All tests & blood work normal. Could this be hormonal? Part. Hyster. In 07. No gall bladder.

Chronic nausea: Several possibilities.
The simple first thing would be check for dietary intolerances which are more common than we think e.g. Dairy, gluten, soy.
An ultrasound looking at your bile duct to make sure it isn't dilated would be next. If normal an UGI or egd. Lastly type ii diabetes would check for gastroparesis with a gastric empyting study. ...Read more

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Is it Normal to have hormonal headaches with nausea at 35 weeks pregnant?

Is it Normal to have hormonal headaches with nausea at 35 weeks pregnant?

Pregnancy headaches: There are several sources for pregnancy headaches varying from dehydration to high blood pressure. You need to let your OB MD know of this issue before you ascribe it to being a "hormonal" headache. ...Read more

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I have been expierencing some dizziness fatigue nausea white to clear vaginal discharge hormonal at times?

I have been expierencing some dizziness fatigue nausea white to clear vaginal discharge hormonal at times?

Missed period?: If you have missed the start of a menstrual cycle. Then these symptoms would justify running a pregnancy test on yourself. ...Read more

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Nausea waves that feel similar to motion or morning sickness buti am still and not prg. No medical cause found. Have anxiety and gerd. Hormones?

Nausea waves that feel similar to motion or morning sickness buti am still and not prg. No medical cause found. Have anxiety and gerd. Hormones?

Morning sickness: Several things to rule out/in, such as anxiety, hormonal influences, medications effect. Best to consult your family doctor about possibility of hormonal studies (fsh & lh levels) & also referral to a psychiatrist for further workup. ...Read more

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Nausea, migraine, strong cramps, swollen dry tongue and fainting just before and during each period? Hormones tested and are normal.

Nausea, migraine, strong cramps, swollen dry tongue and fainting just before and during each period? Hormones tested and are normal.

Need continued F/U: These are major symptoms that need to be treated and followed by your primary physician as you have several very debilitating problems. Your primary physician can help and get a referral to see if you can get some relief. God luck and keep on top of it to try and find a solution. ...Read more

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Period due approx 1wk. Confirmed not pregnant. Having nausea at the sight/smell of food at times. Other times I can eat. Dizziness. Hormones?

Period due approx 1wk. Confirmed not pregnant. Having nausea at the sight/smell of food at times. Other times I can eat. Dizziness. Hormones?

Gastroenterologist: Consider seeing a Gastroenterologist or scheduling a virtual visit with a Healthtap today to go over these symptoms in detail and evaluate chronic nausea. There are a lot of causes of nausea and a specialist can help you work this out ...Read more

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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more