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Is There Anything I Can Do In My Diet To Help Regulate My Hormone Levels
This is a broad Q: Do you mean hormones in a collective term ? Diet plays an important role in day to day cellular activity. If there is hormonal disturbance due to autoimmune destruction, then there is little to do in terms of changing diet. On the other hand, high Insulin state needs low car diet, high triglycerides need increased omega 3 intake, etc. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
30 wks pregnat. My iron is really low , can this any way effect me or my baby in birth and if theres anything I can do to rise my levels, what is it ?
Take iron supplement: Please talk to your doctor, but you still have a couple of months to increase your iron before delivery. Eat iron containing foods, take a supplement daily, and stay well hydrated. Your low iron could be tough on you after delivery because during childbirth everyone loses blood and the lower the level you start with, the tougher it is to feel energetic after the baby gets here. ...Read more
OCP: Birth control pills will help but we have to find out what is causing this. see your pcp or g.yn for evaluation ...Read more
See details: Your symptoms will resolve when your thyroid level is in the normal range. If that does not resolve them, look for other causes. ...Read more
My iron reserves are blocked; is there anything i can do to get the iron to work properly in my body?
Tough problem: Can be either the iron or the rest of the blood building system. Renal failure causes lack of kidney produced hormones to make blood. These can be replaced (EPO). Any inflammatory process causes both decreased drive to make blood and iron being blocked. It is very hard to overcome this other than working on the underly condition. ...Read more
To me to help regulate my hormones and make my menstruation cycles regular., are there any products that work?
Can I have a list of foods that will help me to raise my calcium levels, also can I take exercise with hampering my calcium levels.
Tums (calcium carbonate): The average person needs about 1 gram of calcium per day and two Tums (calcium carbonate) per day will provide this amount. The body usually readily absorbs calcium and specific types of food are inconsequential. Of course dairy products are full of calcium. The kidneys closely control calcium levels, and exercise will not interfere with this control. ...Read more
Need more info: Hi. If you have Cushing's, which is physical manifestations of cortisol excess and high cortisol, yes, it's treatable. It must be determined if it's ACTH-dependent or ACTH-independent, the tumor localized, and the tumor resected (with a few exceptions in the cases of paraneoplastic Cushing's). After surgery, there are multiple meds that can be used for persistent disease. Good luck! ...Read more
Determine/address: the cause if you can. Medications, stress, fatigue, anxiety, depression, beliefs, experiences, illnesses, relationships, etc. may reduce drive. Seek medical and psychological evaluation if needed. Reduce stress and bad habits. Improve communication with partner; exercise; sleep; increase time available for intimacy. A botanical massage oil (Zestra) might help. Best regards for improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have PCOS, BMI = 20. What can I do to balance hormone levels and reduce symptoms? Is there something dietary I could do?
Hi there, my chelestrol level is very high around 7.1 and blood pressure is 155/100, and doctor gave me some tablets to control chelostral and ask me to do test again in one month time. So what should I else use to reduce chelostral and blood pressure .
Less Salt, etc.: Lighten up on salt and alcohol intake to reduce blood pressure. Lighten up on sugar, starch and fat intake for cholesterol. Some people just need meds for both. If you're overweight cut out bread, pasta, potatoes and rice. Increase your water intake. You are young. Invest in your future. Exercise is very important. You will be glad you did all the above, even if you need medication also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to know if there are drugs i can take to help me boast my ovation,and also help to regulate my menstraual cycle?
I am in the 30 "s , how can I reduce estrogen in my body in order to shrink fibroids ?And what foods shld i eat and avoid?
What can i do to controll my urge to mstuburte....???? and is dailytwice mastuburate can cause any affect in my reproductivity.........??
Asked and answered: Your question has been asked and has been answered already. ...Read more
I have gained weight and leptin is high. How do I lower my leptin hormone? Is there any medicine? Should i go to an endocrinologist?
Leptin up if obese: Leptin goes up with obesity. Normally, a high leptin means you are full and you are not hungry. With obesity, the patient gradually becomes resistant to the high leptin and still feels hungry even with a high level of leptin. So, there is no need to see a doctor. Best to go on a careful diet and exercise to lose the weight. ...Read more
What hormones cause calcitonin and parathyroid hormone to be released? I know blood ca level has to do with it, but what hormones cause their release?
No hormones: Parathyroid hormone is released as a response to your calcium level (low calcium causes increased PTH). It is not regulated by any particular hormones. Calcitonin is a hormone that has no obvious function in humans (as opposed to fish). It is made in the thyroid gland, but people who have had their thyroid removed do not need calcitonin to remain normal. ...Read more
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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