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How Common Are The Hormonal Problems Causing Infertility
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
What are the symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding? Can it lead to any other diseases or disorders?
Some women can: Suffer from debilitating pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low libido: But this is reversible with low dose testosterone supplementation ...Read more
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