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What to do if I have a hormone imbalance?

What to do if I have a hormone imbalance?

Hormone Imbalance: I would recommend seeing a physician that specializes in hormone therapy to help you and fully evaluate your hormone levels. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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 know if I have hormonal imbalance?

How to know if I have hormonal imbalance?

Get hormonal study: Profile of LH/FSH, Thyroid tests TSH, T4, freeT4, prolactin, estrogens in early part of cycle. If positive, go to an endocrinologist ...Read more

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How would I know if I have a hormone imbalance?

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How would I know if I have a hormone imbalance?

No such thing: Start by defining your complaint then consult the appropriate physician. Problems with hormones are so specific and so defined that does not warrant such a vague term hormone imbalance and does not help reach the specific advice or treatment. ...Read more

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What do if you have a hormonal imbalance?

Symptoms: First we have to know if there is hormonal imbalance. What are your symptoms?But a visit to your pcp will start the ball rolling.For now start to eat right and exercise if there are no limitations on you exercising. rewrite and let us know what you are experiencing ...Read more

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What to do if I have high lh,hormonal imbalance how to get pregnant?

What to do if I have high lh,hormonal imbalance how to get pregnant?

High LH? PCOS: High serum LH levels occur in PCOS. Check hormonal studies of the LH/FSH ratio, Estrogens, testosterone, DHEAS, and see endocrinologist. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a problem with your thyroid?

How do you know if you have a problem with your thyroid?

Blood test(TFTs): Your doctor can examine you and tell you if you might have it in which case a simple blood test called thyroid functions(tsh level is the simplest test) can be done to confirm it. ...Read more

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How can. You tell you have a thyroid. Problem?

How can. You tell you have a thyroid. Problem?

Thyroid Problem: Thyroid problems may or may not involve too little or too much thyroid function. Too little - cold insensitivity, fatigue, hair loss, dry skin, constipation; too much -- heat intolerance, rapid pulse, weight loss, tremor, and more. An enlarged gland, a goiter, may be found on exam. If a nodule is found or suspected, an ultrasound exam will demonstrate the anatomy. Blood tests measure function. ...Read more

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What tests do you have when you're thought to have hormone imbalance?

What tests do you have when you're thought to have hormone imbalance?

That depends: On what your symptom complex is. The history and physical exam will guide the provider to select the appropriate tests that need to be obtained. ...Read more

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How do u know if u have a progesterone deficiency and i if you do have that deficiency can u by a pill over-the-counter if you trying to get pregnant?

How do u know if u have a progesterone deficiency and i if you do have that deficiency can u by a pill over-the-counter if you trying to get pregnant?

Bloodwork or biopsy : A Progesterone deficiency can be diagnosed by bloodwork around day 20 or a biopsy a few days after ovulation. A Progesterone deficiency is a sign of an ovulation problem and the treatment is to fix ovulation. Most of the drugs used to treat this require a prescription. ...Read more

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How to know if you have a girl?

How to know if you have a girl?

Ultrasond test: You can find out sex of the foetus by getting ultrasound test,you can consult your GYN/OB who an arrange this test .By this test you can know about the growth of fetus . ...Read more

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What will happen if you have a thyroid problem?

Depends: on nature of the problem !! nodule, too much hormone, too little hormone need more info ...Read more

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Do you think I have a hormone imbalance I've always had acne but it's become worse and now it's on my back face, neck, been to dermatologist B 4..???

Do you think I have a hormone imbalance I've always had acne but it's become worse and now it's on my back face, neck, been to dermatologist B 4..???

Just manage it: If your monthly cycle is normal, you will not find a treatable underlying cause for your acne. If I understand your history, you are using doxycycline as sole therapy for acne. You need to add a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide. You may also benefit from a medicine like spironolactone, and various forms of the oral contraceptive pill can work as well. ...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

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What is the difference between cystic acne and common minor acne? D.O. Thinks my acne is maybe from hormone imbalance and gave me keflex.

What is the difference between cystic acne and common minor acne? D.O. Thinks my acne is maybe from hormone imbalance and gave me keflex.

Same condition: Cystic acne is just more advanced/aggressive. Treatment needs more than topicals, like adding oral antibiotics or even accutane. Keflex is not a standard rx, but it might help some. Acne is (male) hormone related, but it also aggravated by stress, etc. ...Read more

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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