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What are some common causes of digestive problems related to stress?

What are some common causes of digestive problems related to stress?

Causes: Your response to stress can affect your nervous system which in turn influence the way your digestion works through the vagus nerve and endocrine changes. ...Read more

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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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What are the possible underlying medical problems that can cause dementia-like symptoms? for middle aged women.

What are the possible underlying medical problems that can cause dementia-like symptoms? for middle aged women.

Dementia symptoms: Require exam by your doctor. One possibility is a circulatory cause but here are more likely other causes. Consider using coconut oil. See a nutritionally oriented practitioner for dose. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of thyroid problems?

What are the most common causes of thyroid problems?

AUTOIMMUNITY/IODINE&: The most common causes of Thyroid Problems are Iodine Deficiency which causes Goiter and Hypothyroiism Autoimmunity may cause Hypothyroidism like in Graves Disease causing Hyperthyroidism and Hashimoto Disease cauing Hypothyroidism Cancer of Thyroid ...Read more

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What are the causes of hyperthyroidism due to pitutary reasons and how common they are?

What are the causes of hyperthyroidism due to pitutary reasons and how common they are?

Very rare: The pituitary produces a hormone called TSH which tell the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones. If you have a tumor in the pituitary that produces too much tsh, this will lead to pituitary induced hyperthyroidism. This is very rare, apprx 1 in a million. If your initial labs suspect you have pituitary hyperthyroidism, i suggest you repeat the test as it's probably a lab error. ...Read more

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What are the common hormonal disorders in men?

What are the common hormonal disorders in men?

Diabetes, thyroid: Diabetes is the most common, with thyroid disorders second. Recently, more and more men are being diagnosed with low testosterone, but it is much less common than the other two. ...Read more

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What causes fibroids and how are they related to pcos?

What causes fibroids and how are they related to pcos?

They are not related: Fibroids are usually benign muscle tumors that are somewhat genetically controlled and can be found in members of families. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is also a genetic disorder but this is one where there is higher levels of male hormones, Insulin resistance, and abnormal ovulation. Despite the fact that these are both genetic in origin they are not related genetically as far as we know. ...Read more

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What common conditions can cause female infertility?

What common conditions can cause female infertility?

Many: There are multiple causes for female infertility. Among the most common are abnormal ovulation, blocked fallopian tubes usually from scar tissue, endometriosis related infertility, abnormal uterine shapes, and also recurrent pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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What are common sexual problems in women?

What are common  sexual problems in women?

Decreased interest: One of the main problems is decreased libido or lack of interest in sex. This has many causes from psycho-social to hormonal. While typically is is blamed on hormonal deficiency the more common causes are related to chronic fatigue and stress. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome? Will you be infertile because of it?

What are the most common symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome? Will you be infertile because of it?

PCOS: Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) might: ?Have fewer than 8 periods a year ?Grow thick, dark hair in places where only men tend to grow hair, such as on the upper lip, chin, sideburn area, chest, and belly ?Gain weight and become obese ?Have acne (oily skin and pimples on their face) ?Lose hair from their head like men do ?Have trouble getting pregnant without medical help ...Read more

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What are the symptoms common to polycystic ovarian disease?

There are several...: They can vary, but the most common symptoms include irregular or absent menstrual cycles, manifestations of male hormone excess (like acne, unwanted facial and body hair), weight gain or difficulty with weight loss, and ovarian pain. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of thyroid problems?

What are the common symptoms of thyroid problems?

Many: Fatigue, constipation, dry skin, losing hair, weight gain-usually water weight- are most common for underactive. Shaky, nervous, jittery, sweaty, fast heart beat, multiple bowel movements daily for overactive. But these symptoms could all be due to other causes, so see MD & get lab evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause infertility? What are some typical causes of infertility? What can be done to prevent it?

What can cause infertility? What are some typical causes of infertility? What can be done to prevent it?

4 steps: Pregnancy is achieved when 1) an egg is released from the ovary, 2) meets abundant normal sperm, 3) in a normal fallopian tube, and 4) travels into a normal uterus. A disorder of any of the above can decrease your chances of pregnancy. A thorough history, physical exam, and special tests can determine which if any are keeping you from conceiving. ...Read more

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What are some disease problems that can cause dysmenorrhea?

What are some disease problems that can cause dysmenorrhea?

Dysmenorrhea: Fibroids, endometriosis and adenomyosis to name a few or could be no cause primary dysmenorrhes. ...Read more

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What are most common problems that can occur in the lymphatic system?

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What are most common problems that can occur in the lymphatic system?

Edema and inflammati: The lymphatic system drains fatty fluid (lymph) to the venous system.It can be blocked and can cause edema or can get inflamed and cause pain redness and swelling ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding? Can it lead to any other diseases or disorders?

What are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding? Can it lead to any other diseases or disorders?

Abnormal bleeding: Abnormal bleeding can have many causes. If you aren't pregnant, start keeping a calendar of your periods, and if they continue to be abnormal then take this to a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Are adrenal problems a common cause of hypertension?

Are adrenal problems a common cause of hypertension?

Not common but: very plausible cause of secondary hypertension. Hyperaldosteronism including Liddle syndrome and adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's or steroid excess, and glucocorticoid resistance are all adrenal problems associated with severe hypertension. There are other tumors in the adrenal medulla such as pheochromocytoma or paragangliomas can also cause severe hypertension. ...Read more

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What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

Low libido: But this is reversible with low dose testosterone supplementation ...Read more

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What kinds of hormonal imbalances can cause allopecia?

What kinds of hormonal imbalances can cause allopecia?

Several: But most hair loss is not hormone related. See a dermatologist to determine what type of alopecia you have. ...Read more

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Do you think having irregular periods are the main cause of infertility?

Infertility: Irregular periods can be a sign of inconsistent ovulation. It could also be the result of disorders of the Thyroid, Prolactin, or other hormones. You could also have elements of PCOS. Consult your physician for further advice/work up ...Read more