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Doctor insights on: Menopause Endocrinologists

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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What are the reasons to see an endocrinologist?

What are the reasons to see an endocrinologist?

Hormone disorder: Endocrinologists see people with many different hormonal abnormalities. Pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal disorders, as well as diabetes, osteoporosis and calcium disorders, and sex hormone abnormalities are among the many illnesses endocrinologists manage. Some disorders like diabetes and hypothyroidism can be managed by primary care physicians, but complex cases are referred. ...Read more

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What are reasons for someone to see an endocrinologist?

What are reasons for someone to see an endocrinologist?

Hormonal problems: Hormonal problems such as diabetes, thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, sexual function or infertility, cholesterol, calcium, and a whole host of other problems. Important to see one if your primary care doc recommends it. ...Read more

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What kinds of tests should I expect at an endocrinologist?

What kinds of tests should I expect at an endocrinologist?

Blood tests: Would are most likely, but it depends on your symptoms and what disease or problem you are seeing the endocrinologust for. ...Read more

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Reproductive endocrinologists in burbank?

Reproductive endocrinologists in burbank?

Use "Find a Doctor": On the healthtap site, click "find a doctor" on the menu on the left side of the screen. Type "reproductive endocrinology" or "fertility" in the search box; and type "burbank" in the location box. If that search doesn't bring up any names, one can try a google search with similar words. Good luck! ...Read more

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Live in phoenix az and need an endocrinologist?

Live in phoenix az and need an endocrinologist?

Go on internet: You can search for any specialty doctor in any area of USA by going on google and enquiring Endocrinologists near your zip code or locality and also can check the credentials of ant Physician in any speciality.In your case Endocrinologists ...Read more

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Does an endocrinologist specialize in only diabetes?

Does an endocrinologist specialize in only diabetes?

Possibly: Because of the large number of cases of diabetes, it seems that they make up the majority of patients that endocrinologists see. They also see patients with any disorder affecting the endocrine (hormone) system, including thyroid dysfunction, pituitary gland related deficiencies, adrenal gland problems, etc. ...Read more

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How many endocrinologists are using HGH for anti-aging?

How many endocrinologists are using HGH for anti-aging?

Hopefully none: I don't know how many are using it, but there is no scientific data to support its use. ...Read more

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When does someone need a referral to an endocrinologist?

Rererral: You need a referral to an Endocrinologist when your primary care physician recommends that or you are dissatisfied with the help and advice you are getting from your doctor. ...Read more

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If I only have one ovary.Would it be wise to see an endocrinologist?

If I only have one ovary.Would it be wise to see an endocrinologist?

Not critical: One ovary can work well in most circumstances. Certainly if pregnancy is desired, then it may be wise to seek consultation with a reproductive endocrinologist as there is decreased fertility in this situation. If family building is complete and there are no problems per se, then endocrinology consultation is not needed. Reproductive endocrine, not medical endocrine is your best bet in any case. ...Read more

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