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How to cure the hormone inbalance?

How to cure the hormone inbalance?

Questions?: There are thousands of hormones. Which do you think is out of balance, and why? Contact your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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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How to treat imbalance hormones naturally? Does imbalance of hormones cause weight gain?

How to treat imbalance hormones naturally? Does imbalance of hormones cause weight gain?

Diet/exercise: The only natural way is to eat properly, exercise and lose weight if needed. There are thousands of hormones. Which ones do you think are unbalanced? Weight gain can lead to Insulin resistance w/hormone imbalance, particularly if you have a family history of diabetes. Lose weight if necessary. ...Read more

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How to cure naturally hormonal imbalance? I have pcos. . .

How to cure naturally hormonal imbalance?  I have pcos. . .

There is no natural : There is no natural cure for pcos, it is a complex problem not fully understood involving Insulin resistance and elevations of androgens ( male hormones) leading to imbalance which causes sx of irregular menses, excess hair growth, hair loss, acne and infertility. Treatment involves regulating the period, treating Insulin resistance, wt loss and controlling unwanted hair and hair loss. ...Read more

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How to treat pcos hormonal imbalance?

How to treat pcos hormonal imbalance?

OCP's: Ocp's are generally the first line in treatment of pco's, unless conception is desired - then fertility drugs to induce ovulation would be employed. ...Read more

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What do doctors do to treat a hormone imbalance causing hair growth?

What do doctors do to treat a hormone imbalance causing hair growth?

Define the problem: The issue is to define the homronal imbalance and then fix it. This can be done with stronger hormone medicines or occasionally other drugs. It is an issue of diagnosis an dnot si much about treatment. ...Read more

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How can you test for hormone imbalances?

How can you test for hormone imbalances?

The need for: Testing and determing which tests are appropriate is guided by symptoms and examination. The tests will be different depending on which organs/ glands or hormones are involved. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural way to stabilize my hormone imbalance?

What: Are you referring to? What hormone imbalance do you have? There are thousands of different hormones, and they usually remain normal unless you have a disease or abusive life-style. Check w/your physician rather than making your own medical decisions which are almost always incorrect. ...Read more

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How do you treat a hormonal imbalance?

How do you treat a hormonal imbalance?

Diagnose and treat: Diagnose and treat the underlying cause: thyroid disease is treated with thyroid medication, etc..There are no 'non-specific' hormonal imbalances. ...Read more

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Is it possible for certain tablet meds to lead to hormone imbalance?

Is it possible for certain tablet meds to lead to hormone imbalance?

Seriously…?: You need to be a little more clear. Hair growth can result from Finasteride and dutasteride. And they cause a change in hormones, but it may not be an "imbalance".. More details please! ...Read more

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What to do about hormonal imbalance. Can hormonal imbalance be treated?

What to do about hormonal imbalance. Can hormonal imbalance be treated?

Yes: Hormonal imbalances can be treated with hormones. Typically hormones aren't measured, unless worried about ovarian failure. Consult your doctor to see if you need hormones to help regulate your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How to control thyroid naturaly?

How to control thyroid naturaly?

Take the: Prescribed medication to keep your blood levels normal. That's the "natural" thing to do. There are no magic foods, herbs, supplements or anything else that will help. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat a hormonal imbalance in you?

How do doctors treat a hormonal imbalance in you?

Different Ways: There is really no such thing as a hormone imbalance. There are many different hormones system in your body. So one of them needs to be functioning too much, too little, or in an unusual way to have an "imbalance." then you would treat the underlying problem. ...Read more

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How is tyrosine related to thyroid hormone?

Thyroid synthesis: Thyroglobulin is a protein in the thyroid. It contains many copies of the amino acid tyrosine. Iodine gets added to the tyrosine, and then this tyrosine gets liberated from the thyroglobulin, released into blood, and this iodinated tyrosine is thyroid hormone. But don't think you can cure hypothyroid by eating tyrosine because the body synthesizes tyrosine quite well. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with vulvar vestibulitis due to hormone fluctuation. How long will it take for my estrogen levels to re-balance themselves?

Was diagnosed with vulvar vestibulitis due to hormone fluctuation. How long will it take for my estrogen levels to re-balance themselves?

The response depends: On your body-may take days- weeks. Try otc Motrin , prescription muscle relaxers. Get enough sleep. Follow up with your gyn! take care! ...Read more

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How can hypo/hyperthyroidism lead to amenorrhoea?

How can  hypo/hyperthyroidism lead to amenorrhoea?

Yes,especially hyper: Hyperthyroidism frequently leads to scanty periods or amenorrhea. Hypothyroidism usually leads to heavier and/or more frequent periods but is occasionally associated with amenorrhea. ...Read more

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How is cortisol related to an adrenal imbalance?

How is cortisol related to an adrenal imbalance?

Too Much/Too Little: While the adrenal gland makes several hormones, too little or too much cortisol is usually the problem for adrenals that are under- or overactive. Adrenal insufficiency, or failure, causes weight loss, muscle weakness, low blood pressure, and can be fatal. In cushing's syndrome (too much cortisol) weight gain, the face may be round, and there is increased risk for diabetes and high bp. ...Read more

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How to treat bone pain related to female hormones?

How to treat bone pain related to female hormones?

Not related.: Bone pain is not a symptom of female hormone excess unless a fracture is present related to osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Can a hormone imbalance be the?Cause of acne?

Can a hormone imbalance be the?Cause of acne?

Yes: If a woman has much acne, it is likely to be due to extra androgens, especially if her periods are not quite normal; this is very common and your family physician or gynecologist has already considered it. A man's acne is usually just from him having plenty of testosterone, which is a good thing; acne is easy to treat with real medications. ...Read more

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Can a woman be tested for a hormone imbalance... I seem to still get acne I am tried, achy, irritable and other things..

Can a woman be tested for a hormone imbalance... I seem to still get acne I am tried, achy, irritable and other things..

Hormones, acne: Yes, a woman can be tested for hormone imbalance through blood, saliva or urine. I use a combination of these to fully evaluate these problems. ...Read more

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Around the time i started experiencing heavier than my normal bleeding i started getting horrible acne. Could it be a hormone imbalance w/no ovulation?

Around the time i started experiencing heavier than my normal bleeding i started getting horrible acne. Could it be a hormone imbalance w/no ovulation?

Possible: You are asking an excellent question whose answer is not simple. Your heavier menstruation or abnormal menses can indicate hormonal irregularities, but not always. These changes (for example pcos) can be linked to acne. Discuss this with your obgyn or dermatologist. They can check with some blood work. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Hormone Imbalance (Definition)

Hormonal imbalance is when the chemicals from the brain controlling organs in the body are at a level that don't allow normal organ function. The organs may function at too high or too ...Read more