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Doctor insights on: Vitamins That Stimulate The Pituitary Glands

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Why don't I have a period I have high levels on a blood test for my pituitary gland resulting possibly in no periods for the last 4 months and a rating of 5 for vitamin d among other symptoms.

Why don't I have a period I have high levels on a blood test for my pituitary gland resulting possibly in no periods for the last 4 months and a rating of 5 for vitamin d among other symptoms.

The: The menstrual cycle is controlled by hormones and cycles of secretion in the hypothalamic - pituitary - gonadal axis. Many possible imbalances in these interactions can result in changing or stopping the menstrual cycle. Endocrinologists specialize in diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. ...Read more

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Is there a Vitamin for the pitutiary gland?

Is there a Vitamin for the pitutiary gland?

Not Really: There is no real vitamin that aids in pituitary gland function. ...Read more

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Is there a gland that secretes vitamin d?

Is there a gland that secretes vitamin d?

No.: Formed in skin with UV exposure. More active forms of D are then made sequentially by the liver and then kidney! ...Read more

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Is it true that vitamin C is stored in your adrenal glands?

Is it true that vitamin C is stored in your adrenal glands?

Yes and more: Vitamin c is water soluble vitamin, so much of what is absorbed from the diet is excreted in the kidney. The adrenal glands, pituitary, thymus, brain, spleen, thyroid, lymph and other tissue store the most vitamin c. However, we need daily vitamin c to prevent rapid depletion of these stores. ...Read more

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What's the best multi vitamin to take if you have no thyroid gland?

What's the best multi vitamin to take if you have no thyroid gland?

Any. MVT choice OTC.: Absent thyroid surgically or by other means like radioactive iodine therapy, is not affected by the choice of multivitamin. Thyroid is ahormone and when in less quantity you need supplements with thyroid preparation like synthroid/levoxyl, most of the sometime and armor thyroid in very few patients when T3 (liothyronine) is less, where as commonly T4 is less. Multivitamin choice doesn't affect thyroid function. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best multi vitamin to take if you have no thyroid gland?

Need advice on what is the the best multi vitamin to take if you have no thyroid gland?

Thyroid out: The same kind that you take if you hae a thyroid. Please have your thyroid testing and balance the tests with thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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Vitamin c in my salivary gland, what can I do?

Vitamin c in my salivary gland, what can I do?

Sialolith?: Do you mean calcium deposits? If so, that is a sialolith, which is a blockage in the salivary gland. It might work itself out or need to be seen by a dentist for removal. ...Read more

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Does anyone know any vitamins or natural treatment apart from exercise to increase the efficiency of the thyroid gland?

Does anyone know any vitamins or natural treatment apart from exercise to increase the efficiency of the thyroid gland?

Thyroid: There really is no supplement per se. Be careful about eating soy at same time as taking synthroid (thyroxine) -- it binds in GI system. Also keep away from iodine containing vitamins or kelp. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take multi vitamin with 150 mcgs. Iodine? I don't have thyroid gland removed 2002 I take Synthroid (thyroxine) daily. Any concerns about iodine?

Is it ok to take multi vitamin with 150 mcgs. Iodine? I don't have thyroid gland removed 2002 I take Synthroid (thyroxine) daily. Any concerns about iodine?

Excess iodine will: Stimulate the thyroid gland to work harder. If you have not had total ablation, and assuming you have some residual however small synthetic activity in the glands, you will notice an increase in thyroid function with your Synthroid, (thyroxine) perhaps mild hyperthyroid symptoms as well. Please talk with your endocrinologist prior to taking supplements like these. ...Read more

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19 yrs girl overmasturbation externally 5 or 6 times a day causes harmonal imbalance, vitamin deficiency or adrenal gland problems in body?

19 yrs girl overmasturbation externally 5 or 6 times a day causes harmonal imbalance, vitamin deficiency or adrenal gland problems in body?

None of the above.: Masturbation no matter the frequency does not cause any of those things, or hair loss, or insanity or moral depravity. None of those. However it can cause a sense of guilt if you have grown up being told that - this can then lead to symptoms that make you wonder if you have disease or not. ...Read more

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I have a 7cm adrenal adenoma on my right adrenal gland I also have high BP all tests result ok my urine smells like vitamin what should I do?

I have a 7cm adrenal adenoma on my right adrenal gland I also have high BP all tests result ok my urine smells like vitamin what should I do?

See below: You should consult with a urologist or a general surgeon who has experience with adrenal disorders. 7 cm is large for an adenoma, and you want to make sure all other differential diagnoses are ruled out. Even if the diagnosis of adenoma is confirmed, surgery may be needed in some cases. ...Read more

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I've a 7cm adrenal adenoma in my right adrenal gland. I also have high bp, but all tests result ok. Lately my urine smells like vitamins. What should I do?

I've a 7cm adrenal adenoma in my right adrenal gland. I also have high bp, but all tests result ok. Lately my urine smells like vitamins. What should I do?

Check w/doctor: An adenoma that large definitely needs a full evaluation and consideration for possible surgery if indicated. If you also have a history of a pituitary adenoma, you definitely need an intensive work-up by a qualified endocrinologist. I doubt that the urine smell is associated with your other potential problems. ...Read more

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Had swollen neck glands. Have full pressure feeling in base of neck front. I'm 43 vitamin b12 Def. Sometimes there is a popping feeling when I swollen.

Had swollen neck glands. Have full pressure feeling in base of neck front. I'm 43 vitamin b12 Def. Sometimes there is a popping feeling when I swollen.

Need evaluation: Without an examination by a health professional, we can't be sure what is swollen in your neck: glands underneath the jaw, lymph nodes, thyroid, ? . Certainly feeling pressure "in base of neck front' suggests the thyroid. How the "popping feeling" factors in when you swallow also needs evaluation. See your primary care doctor or an ENT specialist. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What should do to stimulate pituitary gland to produce gh hormone. Please suggest me my height is 5'4 im 16.5 year old..

What should do to stimulate pituitary gland to produce gh hormone. Please suggest me my height is 5'4 im 16.5 year old..

See pediatrician: Call your pediatrician for an appointment. Some young men are normal and short. Some have delayed growth, and catch up later. A lot depends on your genetic inheritance, family height, and the like. Your pediatrician can evaluated your situation. If you do have an endocrine problem, like pituitary insufficiency, that can be confirmed with specific blood tests, and treatment started. Go call. ...Read more

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Is it true that binaural beats can stimulate your pituitary gland to produce more HGH? Which Hz is best preferred for your height. I'm 5'5 want to grow

Is it true that binaural beats can stimulate your pituitary gland to produce more HGH? Which Hz is best preferred for your height. I'm 5'5 want to grow

WOW!: There is no evidence that your statement is even close to the truth.
NOOOOOOO... you cannot stimulate your pituitary doing so. ...Read more

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What can you do to stimulate the pituitary gland?

What can you do to stimulate the pituitary gland?

Several ways: Exercise is one of the easiest and most natural ways to stimulate the pituitary gland.
Maintaining a proper body weight often helps to stimulate the pituitary gland and increase production of hgh and eating healthy diet. ...Read more

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Treatment for over active pituitary gland?

Treatment for over active pituitary gland?

Need more info: Why do you think you have an overactive pituitary? The pituitary gland makes various hormones that are essential for correct function of adrenals, thyroid, testicles, growth, there are particular rare disorders that can occur because of a tumor in the pituitary making excess hormone, but symptoms will depend on which hormone is being made. You need to see an endocrinologist to evaluate. ...Read more

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How harmful is cancer of the pituitary gland?

How harmful is cancer of the pituitary gland?

Extremely rare: However, any cancer that isn't treated by surgery, radiation or chemotherapy will eventually kill the person who has it. A pituitary adenoma and a craniopharyngioma (a dangerous benign tumor that arises near the pituitary) are both to be distinguished from cancer but both need to be managed. ...Read more

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How horrible is cancer of the pituitary gland?

How horrible is cancer of the pituitary gland?

Cancer?: Hi. Did your doctor tell you it's "cancer" or a "tumor"? The VAST majority of pituitary tumors are BENIGN, not cancer. Without a biopsy, no one can assume cancer. Talk with your doctor...this may not be anywhere near as bad as you think. On the other hand, if you do have cancer in the pituitary, it can be bad. Talk with your doctor; get the information. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is cancer of the pituitary gland difficult to treat?

Is cancer of the pituitary gland difficult to treat?

Depends: A thorough evaluation is essential in properly diagnosing tumors of the pituitary gland. Consultation with a neurosurgeon and endocrinologist is usually recommended. Treatment options depend on tumor type and location. ...Read more

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What hormone is released from the pituitary gland in females?

What hormone is released from the pituitary gland in females?

Many hormones: Lh (leutinizing hormone); fsh (follicular stim hormone); gh (growth hormone); TSH (thyroid stim hormone); acth (adrenocorticotropic hormone); prolactin. The posterior pituitary makes oxytocin and vasopressin.
Men have the same hormones in pituitary; just different responses from the gonads. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is cancer of the pituitary gland?

Depends on the type: Most tumors of the pituitary gland (90%) are benign tumors. Cancers of the pituitary gland fall into two categories: metastatic and primary. Metastatic cancers can go to the pituitary. Prognosis is dependent on where the cancer came from (ie. Is it lung, breast or melanoma?). Pituitary carcinomas arise from the pituitary gland. Treatment is multimodal and involves surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What kind of head damage could cause a pituitary gland tumour?

What kind of head damage could cause a pituitary gland tumour?

Not trauma: From your description, not clear what kind of tumor you possess, but tumors do not occur due to trauma. A variety of different pituitary lesions may spontaneously arise, and each may need a different approach, depending upon hormonal effect. Suggest you seek neurosurgical consultation regarding mass effect, and maybe endocrinologist to assess hormonal status. ...Read more

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How can I shrink the size of pituitary gland tumor (non cancerous)?

How can I shrink the size of pituitary gland tumor (non cancerous)?

Depends on the type: Prolactinomas are common benign tumors of the pituitary and many respond to medications. Dopamine agonists such as bromocriptine, Cabergoline and pergolide will decrease the prolactin level and may, in some cases, shrink the tumor. ...Read more

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What conditions affecting the pituitary gland would show up in an mri?

What conditions affecting the pituitary gland would show up in an mri?

Adenoma: A pituitary protocol MRI is designed to evaluate the pituitary gland. It is used to assess for adenomas, cystic masses, mixed cystic and solid masses, and dural based lesions such as a meningioma. The morphology of the pituitary gland is also evaluated to rule out structural abnormalities. ...Read more