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How Does Hypothyroidism Cause Bodily Itching
Likely complex...: Thyroid hormones have complex interactions with many parts of the whole body. Hypothyroidism can lead to hyponatremia or to both SIADH + hyponatremia. Being low in thyroid hormone can somehow lead to the release of anti-diuretic hormone from the pituitary gland, so one gets SIADH and the accompanying excess water in the body. ...Read more
What does the pituitary gland affect and can it cause bleeding nipples seizures and cause low thyroid?
A whole lot: The pituitary gland secrets many different hormones that affect the adrenal glands, thyroid gland, ovaries/testes, milk production in the breast, growth, and thirst. It shouldn't cause bloody breast discharge. However, it can cause milky or clear breast/nipple discharge, hypothyroidism and seizures. You should see your doctor immediately if you having these symptoms. ...Read more
Blue diaper syndrome: It may affect the intestines as well as causing hypercalcenemia and nephrocalcinosis. ...Read more
Does early anorexia cause weakness and lightheadeness? What other physical symptoms does it cause? Do the symptoms ease later on?
Anorexia-dangerous: It can be life-threatening. Anorexics often have problems with electrolyte balance which can have critical effects on the heart. Imbalance of fluids/nutrition, muscle wasting, toxic metabolites, not a healthy state of mind or body. The human body needs an optimal amount of hydration, nutrition, energy, & activity. Too much or too little is not a state of health, but rather a dangerous game. ...Read more
Graves disease: Actually hyperthyroidism does not cause exophthalomos. Graves disease is an autoimmune disease that causes hyperthyroidism, and in some people causes exophthalomos. The eye disease can occur years after the thyroid problem is resolved. There is inflammation in and behind the eyes from the autoimmune process. ...Read more
How exactly does gluten afflict a person with celiac? How does it manifest neurologically? Can it affect other organs like liver and heart?
Gut inflammation: The gluten ramps up the immune system in the gut which actually creates conditions that make it hard to absorb nutrients. Systemic symptoms would be due to nutrient malabsorption and include weak bones and anemia. Effects on the liver and heart would be rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dysautonomia: The Autonomic nervous system controls all of our body functions that we do not have to think of to perform, digestion, blood pressure heart rate breathing, and can affect balance but usually not motor skills. Dysautonomia often presents as poor control of heart rate and blood pressure, easy fatigue, poor exercise toelrance, fainting ...Read more
Does fructose cause diabetes? By causing it, i mean does it by itself lead to diabetes, or does it cause weight gain, which in turn causes diabetes?
Seems to be a factor: The risk of type 2 diabetes is greater in cases of obesity and also with increased sugar consumption (glucose, fructose, high fructose corn syrup, etc). Obviously, obesity is related to an abundance of calories. There are some people with type 2 diabetes that are neither obese nor have poor diets, so that are other factors involved as well. Increased calorie consumption appears to be a risk. ...Read more
HPA axis: Untreated anxiety, over time, leads to hyper-activation of the hpa (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal) axis, resulting in chronically elevated glucocorticoid (stress hormone) levels, which has been implicated in contributing to numerous disease processes, including heart disease, stroke, cancer, as well as weakening the immune system, increasing susceptibility to infectious diseases. ...Read more
Inflammation...: ...Is the cause of allergic rhinitis and many other medical problems. One of the effects of this is to cause fatigue. Rhinitis can also cause breathing and thus sleep problems which can cause fatigue in that way. So treating the rhinitis can help in several different ways. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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