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Can adrenal insufficiency have anything to do with miscarriages?

Can adrenal insufficiency have anything to do with miscarriages?

Possible: Given than 80% of all primary adrenal insufficiencies are due to autoimmunity (addison's disease), there is a chance that you may harbour other autoimmune diseases (clinically or subclinically) such as type i dm, lupus, or anticardiolipin antibodies syndrome, all of which are known to increases maternal-fetal morbidity including possible miscarriage. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Ovarian Insufficiency (Definition)

"Primary ovarian insufficiency describes a spectrum of declining ovarian functions and reduced fecundity due premature decrease in follicle number, an increase in follicle destruction or poor response to gonadotropins".This abnormal "Hypoestrogenic state" increases risks of vasomotor symptoms, urogenital atrophy, osteoporosis, fractures, cardiovascular diseases and other ...Read more


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Can adrenal insufficiency have anything to do with miscarriages?

Can adrenal insufficiency have anything to do with miscarriages?

Definitely: If adrenal insufficiency ( and all other endocrine deficiencies) is not properly replaced and normalized, you can definitely be prone to miscarriage. Discuss w/your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What can I do to manage to avoid functional ovarian cysts?

What can I do to manage to avoid functional ovarian cysts?

Functional ovarian c: Functional ovarian cysts can be avoided by the use of birth control that prevents normal egg development. ...Read more

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Can thyroid and poly cystic ovarian syndrome cause ankles to swell?

Can thyroid and poly cystic ovarian syndrome cause ankles to swell?

Possibly: Hypothyroidism can cause swelling and fluid retention. Pcos causes weight gain, but not fluid swelling. However, if your thyroid levels are normal, i would look for a different cause for the swelling. In your age group, the most common causes would be varicose veins, weight related swelling, and/or excess salt intake. ...Read more

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Can i live normal with polycycstic ovaries? or do i need to treat them? can this lead to ovarian cancer?

Can i live normal with polycycstic ovaries? or do i need to treat them? can this lead to ovarian cancer?

There is not: complete agreement on this, but there are some studies that suggest increased ri sk of ovarian and breast cancer(lack of ovulation, which can occur in PCOS, is linked to higher rates of breast cancer) in patients with PCOS. Discuss your options with your gyn. ...Read more

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I have a pituitary tumor which led to amenorrea, diabetes, early menopause, fatigue, inability to lose weight hair thin an dr. Not helping what to do?Help

I have a pituitary tumor which led to amenorrea, diabetes, early menopause, fatigue, inability to lose weight hair thin an dr. Not helping what to do?Help

Cushing's?: Hi. The only pituitary tumor likely to unify your symptoms is an ACTH-producing corticotrophin adenoma causing Cushing's disease. Do you have hirsutism? Purple stretch marks on your tummy and breasts? If it's not a Cushing's tumor, the symptoms may or may not be related to the tumor. Some pituitary tumors cause no problems at all. Talk with your doc about the plan to go forward. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Low carbs and sugars: Patients with PCOS may have insuln resistance that causes weight gain. Diet changes such as low carbs and low sugars may help. Otherwise, using additional medications such as Glucophage (metformin)( nongeneric) assist in weight loss by assisting in breaking down sugars and will assist in Weight loss. Using Metformin which is generic may help but does have side effects and does not help as much as Glucophage (metformin). ...Read more

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Can you get adrenal insufficiency from constant anxiety/stress?

Can you get adrenal insufficiency from constant anxiety/stress?

Yes.: If you're chronically stressed and untreated, it could cause adrenal insufficiency over a long period of time. Normally, when we feel threatened , we respond with the fight or flight phenomena . When the threat is over, our bodies go back to normal. However, if we feel constantly threatened , we do not have a chance to recover , and adrenaline is constantly high causing adrenal insufficiency . ...Read more

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How to get pregnant with polycystic ovary syndrome?

How to get pregnant with polycystic ovary syndrome?

See OB or Repro Endo: 8-10% of women have pcos, only some have difficulty conceiving. Some are overweight, if so moderately low carb diets, exercise with cardio + weights help. Some women have Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes) and metformin helps. If you have irregular cycles many women can get pregnant with Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. Advanced treatment like ivf is used if simple treatment doesn't succeed or low egg supply. ...Read more

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Can you get adrenal insufficiency with any kidney disease?

No: The adrenal glands sit above the kidneys. Adrenal insufficiency is not typically associated with kidney disease because the kidney doesn't influence cortisol production in a significant way. However, if a patient is on steroids for immunosuppression related to kidney disease then adrenal insufficiency may be a concern when steroids are weaned. This is well known and monitored closely by doctors. ...Read more

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How to treat policystic ovarian syndrome ? Too much pain..what 2 do?

How to treat policystic ovarian syndrome ? Too much pain..what 2 do?

PCOS: Pcos is a common syndrome where most patients have irregular or absent periods, acne, abnormal female hair growth and weight gain. Not all have all of these symptoms. It is due to a complex imbalance if Insulin and the female hormones. Weight loss is key to prevent diabetes and other medical conditions. PCOS does not cause pain. If you are in pain then something else is wrong ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat anemia with polycystic ovarian syndrome?

What is the best way to treat anemia with polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Usually iron: The most common cause of anemia in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome is blood loss causing iron defficiency. Many other causes of anemia are possible, so one should have their doctor work this up with a couple of inexpensive blood tests to be sure. Iron rich foods include red meat, but also spinach, beans and other vegetables. ...Read more

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What could lead to bloating with ovarian cancer?

What could lead to bloating with ovarian cancer?

How does that matter: A growing tumor in the belly is bound to produce some local fullness, swelling and discomfort as it gets bigger. ...Read more

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How to deal with ovarian dermoid cyst post menopausal?

It depends: An ovarian dermoid is a benign neoplasm (tumor) that won't spread beyond the ovary, but may continue to grow. If imaging (ultrasound or mri) suggest a dermoid, management may depend on whether there are any symptoms, the size of the tumor, whether it is growing, and whether there is any suggestion that it might be a different type of tumor or cancer. ...Read more

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Can premature ovarian failure disallow you to have kids?

Can premature ovarian failure disallow you to have kids?

Yes: True ovarian failure means the ovaries no longer produce follicle or eggs and that means without donor eggs, pregnancy won't happen. I have seen ovaries start egg production again, especially when chemo or other drugs made them stop prematurely. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about renal cyst and related problems ?

Can you tell me about renal cyst and related problems ?

A simple cyst is OK!: A simple (clear or see through) renal cyst is not a significant event. However, a complex cyst, (the one that appears to house tissue or clotted blood inside) is important to follow closely because it may be cancerous. However, if cysts are too numerous and on both sides, like in the case of polycystic kidney disease, the squished renal tissue over the years may lead to kidney failure. ...Read more

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How to overcome bilateral polycystic ovaries?

How to overcome bilateral polycystic ovaries?

Metformin: The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Metformin lowers Insulin resistance which is the basic metabolic abnormality in pcos. Losing weight through diet and exercise will also help significantly. Other medication is available if testosterone is high or need to induce fertility. ...Read more

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How do health professionals test women to see polycystic ovary syndrome?

How do health professionals test women to see polycystic ovary syndrome?

Bloodwork + sonogram: To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound appearance of polycystic ovaries: high volumes or antral follicle counts. Also need to "rule out" other causes of irregular cycles, acne, hair growth: thyroid, prolactin, adrenal gland issues. See OB or fertility md. ...Read more

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What things can I do to treat placental insufficiency at home?

What things can I do to treat placental insufficiency at home?

Keep appointments: It would be quiet essential that uou keeo your prenatal appointments so that your doctor can monitor the well-being of your fetus. Beyond that, there is probably nothing more specific that you can do for placental insufficiency. Maintaining a well balanced diet, keeping well hydrated, and taking your prenatal vitamins would be the most you could likely do on your own. ...Read more

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