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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Hormonal Changes After Breastfeeding

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Breast milk started drying up 3 years after weaning? Pituitary gland is normal. Will this cause hormonal changes and visual migraines?

Breast milk started drying up 3 years after weaning? Pituitary gland is normal. Will this cause hormonal changes and visual migraines?

No: I'm not entirely sure what you're asking here, as breast milk will usually go away after you're done breastfeeding. For it to go on 3 years after weaning is a bit unusual, but i'd be glad it did. If the pituitary is normal, then no, unless you're prone to migraines anyways you should be fine. ...Read more

Dr. Clarence Grim
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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I've been experiencing early pregnancy symptoms, is slurred speech one of them due to to hormonal changes?

I've been experiencing early pregnancy symptoms, is slurred speech one of them due to to hormonal changes?

New one for me: Never heard that one. Sounds unrelated. May be bells palsy or other neurological condition. Recommend an exam if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Symptoms of PMS and pregnancy while breast feeding?

Symptoms of PMS and pregnancy while breast feeding?

Could be normal: Breast feeding is not adequate contraception, so make sure you're not pregnant again. ...Read more

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How are hormones affecting the emotions of a woman during or before menstruation? PMS

How are hormones affecting the emotions of a woman during or before menstruation? PMS

Possibly moodiness: During these times, the levels of estrogen and progesterone may not be balanced, causing irritability, low mood, and anxiety, which settle down within a few days. ...Read more

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Do hormonal changes cause most symptoms in pregnant?

Do hormonal changes cause most symptoms in pregnant?

Many, but..: Hormonal changes cause many of the symptoms, but so do changes in cardiovascular status, weight, fluid retention and the like. ...Read more

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Lamotrigine and missed period? Five days late. How common is the medicine w its effect of hormonal changes?

Lamotrigine and missed period? Five days late. How common is the medicine w its effect of hormonal changes?

Most importantly: About Lamotrigine is it's effect on folate metabolism. If you are mthfr 677 or 1298 positive, and you doc has given you "regular" folic acid, you likely can't use it. 84% of us population has this defect. You need l-methylfolate, b6, ; B12 to keep the biochemical circle going right and supplying you with serotonin, dopamine, nor-epi ; melatonin. Mthfr also effects fertility, so important to treat. ...Read more

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Ttc & stopped takin fluoxetine. Is there any way of distinguishing the difference between recent emotional changes being from early pregnancy symptom?

Ttc & stopped takin fluoxetine. Is there any way of distinguishing the difference between recent emotional changes being from early pregnancy symptom?

Please follow up: Depending on why you were taking the fluoxetine, you could have resurgence of symptoms. Early pregnancy by itself does not cause depression, anxiety disorder, panic attacks, etc -- but it can exacerbate underlying tendencies. Please follow up regularly with a psychiatrist to make sure you stay as healthy as possible in your pregnancy, & to monitor for any issues so they don't get worse. ...Read more

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What are typical changes or symptoms I should expect during week 10 of pregnancy?

What are typical changes or symptoms I should expect during week 10 of pregnancy?

Varies: Some patients slide through the first trimester with no problems whatsoever. Other patients will experience nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, headachesand other first trimester symptoms. ...Read more

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What happens to hirsutism & scalp hair loss or thinning in a pcos woman during pregnancy and during breast feeding? will both symptoms diminish?

What happens to hirsutism & scalp hair loss or thinning in a pcos woman during pregnancy and during breast feeding? will both symptoms diminish?

Hair, pregnancy: Hirsutism does not change during pregnancy or breast feeding largely because hair that has already grown in will not go away unless shaved/ plucked/ etc. Hair thinning is not so much affected by PCOS to begin with, but women sometimes have temporary alterations in head hair, particularly after delivery. Check out telogen effluvium online. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can a hypothyroid(not autoimmune) woman's symptoms like puffy face disappear only for a month following childbirth? Due to changes in hormone levels?

Can a hypothyroid(not autoimmune) woman's symptoms like puffy face disappear only for a month following childbirth? Due to changes in hormone levels?

Not your thyroid: Some women get a puffy face while they are pregnant for unclear reasons which disappears within a few weeks after giving birth. If you had a thyroid problem severe enough to cause a puffy face it would have been detected by thyroid testing during your pregnancy. This is not a thyroid issue. ...Read more

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What would symptoms be of pregnancy and birth control. Extra hormones cause symptoms? Palpitations, sweating, hot flash?

What would symptoms be of pregnancy and birth control. Extra hormones cause symptoms? Palpitations, sweating, hot flash?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. in today’s world you do not have to wonder if you might be pregnant. You can take a test and have an answer in just a few minutes. ...Read more

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While breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

While breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

Many things: PCOS (poly cystic ovary syndrome) is a common endocrinologic disorder of unknown cause. It affects many hormones causing several illnesses. You need to consult with your OB/GYN or endocrinologist to get the best answer to your question. ...Read more