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How to fix my LH FSH testasterone ? Three of them are low always due to problems in my hypothalamus

How to fix my LH FSH testasterone ? Three of them are low always due to problems in my hypothalamus

Anabolic steroids: Have you taken Anabolic steroids in the past, or are you on high doses of narcotics. Both can screw up the regulation of sex hormones. You need to see an endocrinologist for an expert opinion before you begin testosterone therapy which could be lifelong. ...Read more

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Hypothalamus (Definition)

An area of brain that deals with maintenance of homeostasis throughout the body. Important for temperature, appetite, weight regulation, coordination with other areas ...Read more


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Following a stroke that damages the hypothalamus, what would you expect the person to have problems with?

Following a stroke that damages the hypothalamus, what would you expect the person to have problems with?

Basic dysfunctions: Specific manifestations can include: alteration of temperature control, blood pressure lability, hormonal disregulation (such as menstrual abnormalities, sleep-wake cycle changes, increased or decreased appetite/weight status. These may be permanent. ...Read more

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Low Testostorone, low free T, low SBGH, normal LH, FSH, and TSH. Had increase in T with clomid. Does this rule out pituitary / hypothalamus problem?

Low Testostorone, low free T, low SBGH, normal LH, FSH, and TSH. Had increase in T with clomid. Does this rule out pituitary / hypothalamus problem?

Here are some ...: Congratulate for improving T with Clomid, but need to correlate T-level with clinical low-T-related Sx. This indicates HPT(hypothalamus-pituitary-testicular) axis still functions but suggests some dysfunction in hypothalamus, which has been observed in those having taken CNS-effecting drugs such as opiates for a long duration. Nonetheless, you're in best possible care and continue its use. Best .. ...Read more

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Can hypothalamic problems be caused by suffering from sever cold weather for years with proper headwear. I've hyperhydrosis, weight gain ED hair loss?

Can hypothalamic problems be caused by suffering from sever cold weather for years with proper headwear. I've hyperhydrosis, weight gain ED hair loss?

Hypothalamic problem: Hypothalamus is not damaged by cold exposure your problems are to diffuse to be related to one etiology bit a number could be related to anxiety. ...Read more

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If hCG is given to women for fertility then how can it be given to men for hypothalamic patuitary problems? And if it is given to men what does it do for them if they have hypothalamic patuitary problems?

HCG: Hcg is usally given to either men and women as a surrogate/substitute for luteinizing hormone (lh.) the HCG and lh molecular structures are nearly identical. In females lh triggers ovulations (among other things, ) likewise in males lh stimulates testicular leydig cells to produce testosterone (among other things.). ...Read more

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What are the causes and effects of having a defective hypothalamus?

Genetic defects: Genetic defects and chromosomal disorders are the main reason for hypothalamic disorders. Depending on the cause and the location of the lesions, there may be profound develpmental delay and hormonal deficiencies. Many of the pituitary hormones, such as oxytocin, adh, and CRF will be absent and cause multi-system disorders. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hypothalamus?

Regulation: An area of brain that deals with maintenance of homeostasis throughout the body. Important for temperature, appetite, weight regulation, coordination with other areas of brain and pituitary. ...Read more

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Are there ways to test your hypothalamus? I get really cold and hot easily.

Hormonal studies : Assessment of the hormones that are regulated by the hypothalamus such as growth hormone. Determine normalcy of menstrual cycles. Thyroid function tests. Could have head MRI if warranted. ...Read more

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