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I Am A Women How Do U Know If U Have A Hormone Imbalance
How do you know?: Symptoms you might have from a hormone imbalance depend on which hormones are involved and your age and sex. Symptoms of female hormone imbalance at your age might include anxiety, mood swings, sleep disturbance, fluctuations in weight, fluid retention, etc. Other hormone imbalances could cause problems with your metabolism, changes in sex drive, depression, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Clarify: "Hormone imbalance" is an extraordinarily imprecise term and means nothing specific in endocrinology. Can you clarify what you mean by the term? There are "hormone imbalances" you can get pregnant with, and ones you can't. Basically the term of and by itself is meaningless & worthless. ...Read more
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
GH stim test: Hi. To test if you're GH-deficient (GH-D), a screening IGF-1 can be drawn. If it's well in the normal range, GH-D is unlikely. Stringent diagnostic criteria require doing a GH-stimulation test. This is done either by injection insulin IV to cause hypoglycemia (stimulates GH in normals but) or infusing arginine & GH-releasing hormone (stimulates GH in normals). GH-D has diagnostic criteria in tests ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms; testing: Often a UTI is suggested by burning with urination, urinary frequency, and possibly blood in the urine (orangish color). Some experience pain over the bladder area. Although there are otc products to ease discomfort, they discolor the urine & making urinalysis more difficult. Avoid caffeinated drinks; increase fluid intake to help flush bacteria out, & see your doctor for testing & treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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How it affects you: With menorrhagia, you bleed so much that you can't maintain your usual activities. You have to stay home from work or school, you soak through and soil your clothing, etc. It can also be helpful to count the number of tampons or pads you are using. If you are soaking an excessive number of pads or tampons or have to use both a pad an a tampon at the same time, you have menorrhagia. ...Read more
See OBGYN: At 41 years i assume you know it takes the union of sperm & egg to result in pregnancy, so i suspect you are probably seeking medical help with conception issues. See your obgyn or a fertility & endocrinology specialist for an evaluation and a plan of treatment. Good luck! let me know if i can be of further help. ...Read more
How do u know if u have post pill amenorrhea? Can u still get pregnant during this time? Can a doc give you anything to help? Is it caused by stress?
Post-pil amenorrhea?: This means having no periods for a while - like months to over a year - after stopping bc pills. Women who had irregular periods before starting the pills are at greatest risk. You can get pregnant during the time of amenorrhea (no periods) if you ovulate and have unprotected sex. So be sure to use a "barrier method, " foam & condoms, etc., to protect yourself. Stress induced? Don't know. Good luck. ...Read more
Do u have to have a period to ovulate? Can you still get pregnant if I don't have a period but ovulate? How can I tell that I'm ovulating?
Ovulation and period: You don't have to have a period to ovulate, it is usually the other way around. Usually, the only way you would not have a period if you ovulate is if you are pregnant. It is hard to tell exactly when you ovulate but it is usually around mid-cycle day 12. You can monitor your basal body temperature and cervical mucous to better predict the time of ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which type?: There are so many hormones in the body which help to regulate so many things that this question can't be answered without knowing more about what you mean. Please add details. Thanks! ...Read more
If your period is irregular how do u know when to get pregnant. I think i might be but am not for sure.?
Irregular cycles: When ovulation is not taking place appropriately, the menstrual cycle will reflect that. In women who are anovulatory, their cycles will be irregular and unpredictable. Some women may even stop having periods altogether. Irregular cycles should be evaluated by your doctor to assess for the underlying cause. As a start check urine pregnancy test if you suspect pregnancy. ...Read more
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