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Does irregular menses affects body weight?

Does irregular menses affects body weight?

Other way around.: The relationship is more clear the other way around. Being overweight or underweight can lead to irregular menses. Speak with your doctor if you would like to learn more about how to regulate your menses and/or weight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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2 spikes in basal body temperature on clomid, (clomiphene) what's wrong?

2 spikes in basal body temperature on clomid, (clomiphene) what's wrong?

Unreliable: That is not uncommon. Temperatures are very difficult to do correctly and generally not very reliable. ...Read more

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Low body temperature dip, ovulating?

Low body temperature dip, ovulating?

Probably Not: Usually when you ovulate your basal body temp rises. After ovulation Progesterone is increased which would cause a rise in temp. ...Read more

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Pcod effects on female body?

Pcod effects on female body?

Do you mean PCOS?: If so, some affects can range from weight gain, male pattern hair distribution, Insulin resistance, infertility, etc.. Again, these are not strict criteria. ...Read more

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How is body temperature regulated?

How is body temperature regulated?

Hypothalamus : The hypothalamus is the regulatory gland, but does rely on a multitude of feedback from sensors throughout the body. See this simple explanation. Hope this helps! http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/thermo/heatreg.html ...Read more

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Do body builders use serostim (human growth hormone)?

Do body builders use serostim (human growth hormone)?

Serostim (human growth hormone): This is for HIV patients on chemotherapy & showing muscle wasting. Any other use is off-label & not advised. ...Read more

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Is my body temperature low at 98?

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Temp.: Your temperature is way within the norm. Does it fluctuate at different times of the day, or go above 100 or below 96?. If not, u r ok. ...Read more

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Medicine for Lewy body disease?

Medicine for Lewy body disease?

None: Sadly, there is no medicine specifically to help patients and family members of a patient with this problem. It is important to not have prescribed tricyclic anti-depressants, as these can cause a serious reaction. There are some things that can help with specific symptoms. See a neurologist, please. ...Read more

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100% healthy, no hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes, ideal weight, very active, 59 y.o. woman, 2 days later, heart attack, related?

100% healthy, no hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes, ideal weight, very active, 59 y.o. woman, 2 days later, heart attack, related?

There are known: risk factors for coronary artery disease and you have named them but there is also genetics. In addition you haven't mentioned smoking or emotional distress. Takasubu can cause heart attack in a distressed woman and perhaps that is the root of the event. Smoking can undo all the good for the things you mentioned. ...Read more

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What is dheas & its effects on female body ?

What is dheas & its effects on female body ?

No: Dhea is metabolized to cortisone, estrogen and testosterone -- and you can't control which one is goes to. Also, there is no medical indication to take it in the first place, and most of the dhea supplements have little dhea in them. Don't get your medical advice from tv or the internet! ...Read more

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Is body dysmorphia genetic?

Is body dysmorphia genetic?

Good question.: Certain inherited conditions may predispose to body dysmorphism, but inheriting them doesn't ascertain the inheritance of that particular symptom. Body dysmorphism is a symptom rather than a sign of a disease. ...Read more

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How do you acccurately calculateyour resting metabolic rate and body mass index/ body fat %?

How do you acccurately calculateyour resting metabolic rate and body mass index/ body fat %?

Many methods: There are many methods, with varying accuracy. Bmi is simply wt/ht(2). A simple method for %fat is impedance, and trainers often use them. Gold standard for %fat is underwater weighing, bodpod, or dexa. Rmr requires a metabolic cart which is used in hospitals and research labs. Many of these are relegated to research labs. It is usually not necessary to know all this to be healthy. ...Read more

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55 y.O. Female with s/p stem cell transplant 2 1/2 yr ago. Thyroid uptak3 .6% in 7/11, now 18.7% with TSH 0.12, ft4 1.3, ft3 3.4. How to interpret?

55 y.O. Female with s/p stem cell transplant 2 1/2 yr ago.  Thyroid uptak3 .6% in 7/11, now 18.7% with TSH 0.12, ft4 1.3, ft3 3.4.  How to interpret?

Iodine intake: Another possible explanation for the uptake of 0.6% and then 18% is that the patient received a big dose of iodine, perhaps in a procedure (ct with contrast?). Perhaps that caused a transient mild uptick in T4 (lowering the tsh). ...Read more

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Is high basal body temperature after period normal?

A temperature: Is a temperature, regardless of what you call it. How high is it? If it's over 100.4 it's probably abnormal; otherwise its normal. ...Read more

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Is masturbating dangerous for.Health.And.Our merrid life? Does it effects our sexual timing and our organ?

Masturbation: Nope. It is a normal and common part of the human experience and is often part of one's sexual life with or without a partner. But, all men you know masturbate or have masturbated. Most humans, men and women also masturbate even if they are in relationship or married. There is nothing from a medical perspective to tell you this is wrong or dangerous or unhealthy. ...Read more

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Help with thyroid. My TSH is 3.99, T3 (liothyronine) total is 78, T4 free is 1.1, thyroid peroxidase ab is 20, vit. D is 38. Can't sleep, heart rate in 100. Advice?

Help with thyroid. My TSH is 3.99, T3 (liothyronine) total is 78, T4 free is 1.1, thyroid peroxidase ab is 20, vit. D is 38. Can't sleep, heart rate in 100. Advice?

Adrenal fatigue: You may be hypothyroid. You may also have adrenal fatigue with high cortisol in the evening which can interfere with sleep. Your vit d level could be higher. Take d3 2000 iu daily, check reverse t3, (liothyronine) check 4 times in 24 hour salivary cortisol level. See a good integrative medicine doctor if you can. ...Read more

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How can diabetes affect two other human body systems?

How can diabetes affect two other human body systems?

Diabetes: Diabetes is a systemic disease. It causes damage to small blood vessels, including those in the kidneys, eyes and nerves. ...Read more

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My body 55 g?

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55g of what?: Sorry, you will need to provide far more information or an actual question to get help. ...Read more

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How to body build?

Very carefully!: Sorry, i couldn't resist. Body build (as in get more/bigger muscles) in similar fashion to losing fat/weight except in opposite fashion. 3, 500 kcals = 1 pound but this time, you need calories in to exceed calories out. More importantly, you need adequate protein. Depending upon who you ask, some might ingest at least 1g protein per pound body weight.But don't forget resistance exercise to stimulat. ...Read more