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What are the hormonal effects the IUD has on our bodies?

What are the hormonal effects the IUD has on our bodies?

Minimal.: IUSs are an excellent (long-term, completely and easily reversible) contraceptive option even for women at risk for complications from female hormones - because their effect is primarily local and not over the entire body. I wish more women in the US would use IUDs instead of tubal ligations! beware: IUDs are best for mutually monogamous relationships because they do not prevent STDs/HIV. ...Read more

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What are the effects of female reproductive hormones on the body?

What are the effects of female reproductive hormones on the body?

Hormones: This is an unusual question from a woman your age. Can you please be a bit more specific about your question. ...Read more

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What are the effects of molds in the house? Does it have effect on the nervous system?

What are the effects of molds in the house? Does it have effect on the nervous system?

Www.blackmold-sympto: Mycotoxins from black mold can cause the following symptoms: confusion brain fog, shortened attention span difficulty concentrating and paying attention slowed reflexes disorientation dizziness memory loss and memory problems impaired learning ability hallucinations shock anxiety depression aggression and other personality changes tingling trembling shaking seizure numbness. ...Read more

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Hi, I would like to know some of the effects that thyroid hormones have on the cells in the human body?

Hi, I would like to  know some of the effects that thyroid hormones have on the cells in the human body?

If this is a school: assignment, you will get far more info by using a search engine. Us doctors only have 400 characters to answer questions. If this wasn't done for school than forgive me - but if it is - please remember that the doctors on HealthTap are using our own time voluntarily to help people with medical issues - not to do school assignments for others. ...Read more

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What are the effects of androgens on the body?

What are the effects of androgens on the body?

Androgens: I presume you are a man. Androgens should only be prescribed if your testosterone is low. Before prescribing your doctor will also order a set of labs that could also be abnormal with a low testosterone. If all your exams and labs are normal DO NOT TAKE any androgens. Yes you will feel great and stronger but the long term effects won't be pleasant. ...Read more

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Has anyone studied longterm effects of all the types of fertility drug on the children created? They are nearly 30, right?

Has anyone studied longterm effects of all the types of fertility drug on the children created? They are nearly 30, right?

Sort of: I think the first baby from in vitro is about 32 now. She has had a child of her own. Pregnancies created from fertility treatments are at slightly higher risk for things like pre-eclampsia and preterm delivery. Therefore the babies may have some problems related to prematurity. Other than that, most think they are healthy. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of beer on the human body?

What are the negative effects of beer on the human body?

If drunk excessively: No usual harm if you drink rationally. In excess, you can gain weight, increase urination and electrolyte loss, and lost of all, your functioning can be impaired for driving and other risk taking tasks. It is also noted that alcoholic beverages can be addictive and might be involved in risk taking behaviors and violence. It is also a major public health issue due to under-age drinking. ...Read more

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What are the effects of peyote on your body?

What are the effects of peyote on your body?

Many: Dilated pupils; can raise body temperature and increase heart rate and blood pressure; and can cause profuse sweating, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, dry mouth, and tremors. And profound sweating most hallucinogens have similar effects but some subtle differences. ...Read more

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Is there any truth in the statement that menstrual cycles and seasons have an effect on our moods ?

Is there any truth in the statement that menstrual cycles and seasons have an effect on our moods ?

Yes and maybe: Cycles - for sure! most women experience mood changes during their cycle. As far as season, both men and women can have mood changes with season, especially in areas where light is limited. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal a dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system? Do hormones influence the ans, particularly in women? And, if so, which ones?

What is the best way to heal a dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system? Do hormones influence the ans, particularly in women? And, if so, which ones?

Depends on cause: Autonomic dysfunction has a number of causes, although sometimes the cause is unknown. If it is caused by diabetes or parkinson's, then treating the underlying disease may help. Otherwise, you should work with your doctor to alleviate the symptoms, especially the cardiac and blood pressure symptoms. Hormones can affect the ans, but don't really cause the disorder. ...Read more

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What might be the effects of ageing on the digestive system?

What might be the effects of ageing on the digestive system?

Slows down: In the course of aging the process of moving food/stool through the intestine, particularly the colon, tends to slow down. This increases the problems of constipation so many older patients need to takes more active steps to avoid constipation. Stomach acid production can also reduce, making digestion a little less efficient. ...Read more

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Are we meant to have flat stomachs? because all the diagrams of the human body show a very lean figure with the internal organs inside of? thin=ideal?

Are we meant to have flat stomachs? because all the diagrams of the human body show a very lean figure with the internal organs inside of? thin=ideal?

Body weight/physique: Being overweight or obese is not healthy. It raises the risk for diabetes, heart disease and even some cancers. Ideal body weight depends on your height, & you can find charts online called BMI charts to help you find your ideal weight range. We all need some fat on our bodies to keep warm and to allow our body systems to work properly. But too much fat especially around the abdomen is unhealthy. ...Read more

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What are the damaging effects that energy drinks have on the body?

What are the damaging effects that energy drinks have on the body?

They can lead to: cardiac arrhthymias(abnormal heart rhythm))and dependency(you NEED energy drink to get you going). I would stayaway from them. ...Read more

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What are the different hormones in the reproductive system?

What are the different hormones in the reproductive system?

Hormones: Please go online to Yahoo or something similar and look up "Hormone Images". You will learn a lot - take your time reviewing the information. ...Read more

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Mercury in fish, what are the effects on your body?

Mercury in fish, what are the effects on your body?

Neurological.: Minamata disease is the name for the effects of mercury poisoning on the body which are chiefly neurological. These include ataxia, numbness in hands and feet, muscle weakness, narrowing of the field of vision and hearing and speech damage. In extreme cases, insanity, paralysis, coma, and death occur within weeks of the onset of symptoms. Fetuses in the womb can also be affected. ...Read more

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What may destroy the hormones all over the body?

Hormones: I don't understand your question. Without hormones you would not be alive. Please be more specific. ...Read more

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Which contraceptive pills don't have the side effects of dark spots on the face and that are safe to be used in the warm and sunny regions?

All OC's can: All oral contraceptives can be associated with melasma. Some women are more likely than others to experience this because of their skin type. Use sunscreen on your face daily. Mineral powder gives added protection. A hat is very important when you are in direct sunlight. ...Read more