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Doctor insights on: System Of Glands That Regulate Metabolism Reproduction And Other Functions

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I have suffered bulimia on and off for years. Now I have slow metabolism, is this damaging my system?

I have suffered bulimia on and off for years. Now I have slow metabolism, is this damaging my system?

Bulima=med problems: Bulima can definitely damage your health. You should get a physical and psychiatric evaluation and treatment plan ...Read more

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I have a miscarrriage. 8 weeks. Should I go for D&C or pills? WHat will have less impact on my future reproduction system, will I bleed to death?

I have a miscarrriage. 8 weeks. Should I go for D&C or pills? WHat will have less impact on my future reproduction system, will I bleed to death?

Go to Gyn: I am sorry for your loss. The Gyn can examine you and help guide you for the best treatment option in your particular case. It is unlikely you will bleed to death especially if you are under the care of a Doctor in a facility equipped for emergencies. Many women who have miscarriages go on to have full term pregnancies. Stay calm, be strong. ...Read more

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My metabolism system is very less . I don't able to stool whole 4 days . Plz give me some tips to improve my metabolism ?

My metabolism system is very less . I don't able to stool whole 4 days . Plz give me some tips to improve my metabolism ?

Constipation : You need to increase your fiber intake, eat a lot of fruits and vegetables and most important, hydrate yourself well, drink a lot of water, not sodas and juices. ...Read more

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I masturbate too hard till cause a little blood.did I damage my reproduction system?I hope no cause I wanna have kids in the future

I masturbate too hard till cause a little blood.did I damage my reproduction system?I hope no cause I wanna have kids in the future

No: It's not likely you harmed your reproductive system... but you might have caused a little damage to your urethra. You may want to give it some rest and heal up! If this continues for a few days, see your doc. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to get a slower metabolism system and gain some healthy weight?

How to get a slower metabolism system and gain some healthy weight?

Why?: Why would you want to gain body fat? Suggest you stick to a healthy diet balnced in protein, carbs, and fat. Exercise daily. Trying to gain fat is like to tryin gto lose weight by starting smoking. Try adding some weight lifting too. ...Read more

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One of my friend will leak his sperm daily, does it reduces d reproduction system?

Not necessarily: Frequent ejaculation will not hurt sperm production or the ejaculatory apparatus. Sperm output and ejaculate volume are lowre with frequent ejaculation but production remains the same. It can, however, become an "addiction: that can hurt relationship if performed solely with self stimulation. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you were bulimic, how do you increase your metabolism or digestive system process?

I'm just wondering, if you were bulimic, how do you increase your metabolism or digestive system process?

Eating healthy!: Developing healthy eating habits, with protein based meals, small meals but frequent. Just like everyone else who is paying attention to healthy eating. A better question is how can you stop binging? That requires a team of health care professionals which includes a psychiatrist, a psychotherapist, a nutritionist, an internal medicine doctor, and, often very effective, group therapy sessions. ...Read more

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Im a 6ft tall m, slim , fit, wit a high metabolism rate. Ive smoked meth 4 the past 2 days. Will it be in my system in 5 days ? Please answer back.

Im a 6ft tall m, slim , fit, wit a high metabolism rate. Ive smoked meth 4 the past 2 days. Will it be in my system in 5 days ? Please answer back.

Yes: Listen, Rob. It is highly likely that your urine will show your meth use. You're almost a grown man, at the height of your physical and mental abilities. You've worked hard to be physically fit. Adults have lied to you about other things; what you've heard about the dangers of meth are really true. Don't end up on my autopsy table or one like it. Don't throw all the good away. Stop meth use now. ...Read more

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I have been nicotine free for 4 days and flushing my system with water. I am thin with a high metabolism. Will my nicotine screening be negative?

I have been nicotine free for 4 days and flushing my system with water. I am thin with a high metabolism. Will my nicotine screening be negative?

That's unlikely: first of all, the nicotine breakdown product cotinin is not flushed all that much. It goes out with a half life of 16 hrs. So, a bit more than half gone in one day, The rest depends upon both how much you smoke and the sensitivity of the test. In general, 1 pack a day smokers are about 10 fold above the cut off, so 1 week is the usual time. ...Read more

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What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

See remarks: there are several accessory glands
1) prostate & seminal vesicles :they provide a medium & reservoir for the sperm .The bulk of the ejaculate is the product of these 2 organs.(the sperm is a minute part of the ejaculate.
2) Littre glands : these glands below the prostate provide lubrication
These are the basic accessory glands ...Read more

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If endocrine glands are not connected to each other, how does the endocrine system work?

If endocrine glands are not connected to each other, how does the endocrine system work?

The circulation: Hi. Hormones made in one place (a gland) are transported throughout the body by the circulatory system to target tissues (tissues where the hormone affects/regulates tissue function). ...Read more

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Is it possible to locally suppress the immune system, like only suppressing it at one gland or organ?

Is it possible to locally suppress the immune system, like only suppressing it at one gland or organ?

Yes: That is why we use inhalers for asthma or nasal sprays for nasal allergies or steroid injections in inflamed joints. All of these create localized immune suppression. ...Read more

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In autoimmune issues do similar systems get affected in familes. Eg, glands and glands or organs and organs, for different members? Or is it random?

In autoimmune issues do similar systems get affected in familes. Eg, glands and glands or organs and organs, for different members? Or is it random?

Partially random: There are many ai diseases. Some of them have a genetic component and affect primarily one tissue, for example rheumatoid arthritis. These diseases will affect the same tissue. However other ai diseases with many manifestations such as systemic lupus will not necessarily affect the same tissues. ...Read more

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What are foods that are good for the thymus gland and nervous system?

What are foods that are good for the thymus gland and nervous system?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods have beneficial effects on your nervous system, immune system and hormonal system and hence your thymus gland as well. ...Read more

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Can I take L-carnitine just to improve fat metabolism and mental functions?

Can I take L-carnitine just to improve fat metabolism and mental functions?

NoEvidenceToSupport: There is no evidence that l cartinine improves fat metabolism and mental function ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are food good for the thymus gland and nervous system?

Could you tell me what are food good for the thymus gland and nervous system?

Not certain: Eating fish is supposed to be good for the brain. I know of no food which nourishes your thymus, not even sweet bread. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are all the hormone secreting glands in the endocrine system?

Could you tell me what are all the hormone secreting glands in the endocrine system?

Hormones: Brain( hypothalamus, pituitary, pineal)thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, gonads (testes and ovaries), pancreas(both endocrine and exocrine). ...Read more

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How could the adrenal gland release neurotransmitters when it isn't part of the nervous system?

How could the adrenal gland release neurotransmitters when it isn't part of the nervous system?

Wrong: Hi. The adrenal gland has two district functional components: the cortex which makes steroid hormones and the medulla which secretes the "neurotransmitters" (but hormones in this context) epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine. The adrenal medulla IS part of the nervous system, and is the equivalent of a presynaptic neuron; release is to blood instead of a postsynaptic nerve or muscle cell. ...Read more

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What helps regulate lipid metabolism: LDL or HDL?

What helps regulate lipid metabolism: LDL or HDL?

HDL is the good: cholesterol. It transports cholesterol to the liver, where it is processed an eliminated via the intestines. High HDL levels generally help decrease a person's risk for heart disease. LDL cholesterol is also needed, however, the lowest amount needed is not known. Hope this helps.

Visit CardioGauge.com for personalized education about your chol levels. Put in #s and it will tell u what it means. ...Read more

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How does testosterone or androgen regulate the fat and sugar metabolism?

How does testosterone or androgen regulate the fat and sugar metabolism?

Yes, but: You're asking a great question, but healthtap limits answers to 400 characters. You need about 400 paragraphs. Try googling this: "androgen lipolysis". Then google "igf-1 androgens" when you're done. Cheers! ...Read more

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Frequent urination since 6-7 yrs. Everything comes okay in tests. Kidney, prostate gland, lever system all are okay. No issue of diabetes as well.Age60?

Frequent urination since 6-7 yrs. Everything comes okay in tests. Kidney, prostate gland, lever system all are okay. No issue of diabetes as well.Age60?

What's your question: What's "everything"? I'm not clear whether you're referring to blood & urine tests or to non-invasive imaging tests (ct, MRI & ultrasound) or to invasive imaging (cystoscopy) or to functional tests (urodynamic studies). Furthermore, which diabetes are you referring to? Mellitus or insipidus? If all the above are normal, then you may have overactive bladder & consider antimuscarinics. ...Read more

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Does having sjogrens syndrome mean my immune system is destroying my salivary glands?

Does having sjogrens syndrome mean my immune system is destroying my salivary glands?

No: Your immune system with any autoimmune disease is in overdrive. With sjogrens syndrome salivary tissues are affected. This does not mean it completely destroys your salivary glands. Most people will have a dry mouth. Try drinking a lot of water to keep the dryness to a minimum. ...Read more