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Testost. Lev. Are normal, LH levels normal.But prolactine levels are 2.0 ng\ml.I am escitalopram user.What to di?
Visit your doctor: The issue you described is much too complicated for a 400 character answer or for self diagnosis. Please visit your doctor for a proper work-up. ...Read more
Yes.: Hypoglycemia is abnormally low blood sugar levels. Though laboratories have different cut-offs, usually a blood sugar less than 70 mg/dl is considered low. Normally, the body regulates blood sugar to prevent extremely high or low blood sugar. There are some serious and some not so serious causes for hypoglycemia, and a thorough evaluation with appropriate testing is in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Estrogen high, estradial low, leut. Hormone low, FSH horomone low, testosterone low, progesterone low.. Should i be concerned about estrogen level @ 99?
Depends: If you are a woman on how old you are. Ask the doc who ordered the tests to interpret them for you. ...Read more
I am worried about my blood test result.Potassium level 5.9 mmol/l(two weeks later 5.8 mmol/l.How to reduce serum potassium level in blood?Tanks!
Dhea for fertility. I've been one 25mg of dhea for a week. My dheas blood level shows 628 ug/dl. Testosterone levels normal. Is my dhea level too high?
Don't: Dhea doesn't help fertility. Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Dhea is converted to cortisone, estrogen or testosterone, and you can't control which it's made into or how much of each. Plus, your pill probably doesn't contain much actual dhea. Don't play with your health and fertility, consult your doctor. ...Read more
Need more info: It is likely that your gamma globulins are increased causing increase in total proteins. There are many causes of elevated gamma globulins such as, inflammation, liver disease, especially cirrhosis, bone marrow diseases and autoimmune disorders, chronic infections including AIDS, See this site for more info and consult your doctor. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003544.htm ...Read more
Stress: There are many different causes of high cortisol. I will mention one- stress. Usually cortisol is high in am and low in pm. Recent studies are showing woman in the workforce having higher pm cortisol levels associated with job stress. Other causes of high pm cortisol should be addressed by your doctor. ...Read more
Eat right ; exercise: Don't focus on testosterone level. Instead, focus on your mental, physical ; emotional performance. Eating right eg mediterranean diet, and regular exercise will help keep you healthy and testosterone appropriate. Avoid smoking ; excess alcohol. Use above to shed abdominal fat. This will free up your testosterone to do what you want it to do. Obesity ; diabetes are common causes for low t. ...Read more
Pth blood level was elevated. Ekg showing short qt interval. Does this mean my calcium blood level is too high?
I have very high levels of DHEA (480) but borderline low cortisol (3.7). Endocrinologist says PCOS. I worry about adrenal fatigue. Should I worry?
Not normal: First of all there is no such thing as "adrenal fatigue" (not a real disease or condition). With high DHEA, you could have a steroidogenic enzyme deficiency causing congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Do you have any male-pattern hair growth? Irregular or absent periods? Other steroids & steroid intermediates I would check are: 17(OH)progesterone, Androstenedione, and testosterone; others to check too ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prevent low sugar: How low is low? Any symptoms? You didn't list any medications or conditions that would explain why you have low sugar. Juice or small piece of hard candy, even glucose tablets, are often used to treat low sugars. But better to prevent event rather than keep treating. So talk to your doctor & get diagnosis. ...Read more