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Blurry vision, difficulty focusing, depression, high prolactin hormone level. Are these things causing each other?

Blurry vision, difficulty focusing, depression, high prolactin hormone level. Are these things causing each other?

Possibly: One thought: a pituitary tumor can cause problems with vision, dizziness, mood changes, depression, headaches, v libido, production of breast milk, menstrual changes (to flow ; regularity), ^ blood pressure ; change in weight. A prolactinoma is the most common type of pituitary tumor. It can increase prolactin levels. Some medications can also ^ prolactin levels. Medical evaluation would help to. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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What happens when female in the 30's have hormone imbalance and high estrogen?

What happens when female in the 30's  have hormone imbalance and high estrogen?

Estrogen balance: Estrogen levels vary during the menstrual cycle. A single measurement is not by itself informative. Ask your physician if a Progesterone containing iud or oral Progesterone may relieve your bleeding symptoms. ...Read more

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Could it be bad for a boy to have high hormone levels?

Could it be bad for a boy to have high hormone levels?

Which hormone: There are thousands of hormones. Which one are you referring to? Some may be bad if high. Hopefully you're not taking hormones -- like anabolic steroids? I hope not, because those are definitely bad for boys, girls and everyone else that isn't deficient. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hormones are high then it should be?

What does it mean when your hormones are high then it should be?

Depends: It depends upon which of the thousands of hormones are "high". How do you know one or more are elevated. If you have concerns or questions, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are the hormone levels of sprintec high?

Are the hormone levels of sprintec high?

Compared to: Some other combination norgestimate and ethinylestradiol pills like Ortho Tricyclen, Ortho Tricyclen Lo, it does have doses on the higher side. ...Read more

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How are the pills that have a low dose of hormones and one with high distinguished from each other?

Different: Pills have different ingredients, different indications, different actions, different potencies, different doses. They are all designed for specific purposes. I have no idea which particular pills you're referring to. Discuss with the doctor that prescribed them if you have questions. ...Read more

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Why do i get angry at ovulation time.pls explain for me the hormonal levels.and what causes anger.r they high or less.or isnt normla to be angry.

Why do i get angry at ovulation time.pls explain for me the hormonal levels.and what causes anger.r they high or less.or isnt normla to be angry.

Angry: You need to do two things. See your doctor about your issues and also ask for a referral to a Psychologist. You are not crazy but you are hurting physically and emotionly. ...Read more

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Can high hormones can cause pain in ovaries?

? ovulation: Pain in ovaries often associated with ovulation. Your question is far to general but hormone imbalance cane be associated with many symptoms such as pms, night sweats, hot flashes, painful and irregular periods, just to name a few things. ...Read more

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Can high levels of hormones make your boobs grow?

Higher: Estrogen levels, particularly during puberty, can cause breast enlargement. Also, abnormally high prolactin levels lead to breast enlargement and even breast secretions, particularly in pregnancy and some other medical conditions. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high lh,hormonal imbalance how to get pregnant?

What to do if I have high lh,hormonal imbalance how to get pregnant?

High LH? PCOS: High serum LH levels occur in PCOS.
Check hormonal studies of the LH/FSH ratio,
Estrogens, testosterone, DHEAS, and see endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can Plan B make you feel sick for a month because of the high dosage of hormones?

Can Plan B make you feel sick for a month because of the high dosage of hormones?

It varies: How a woman responds to Plan B varies from woman to woman. Generally most woman will feel some side effects during the first 3-5 days but some have experienced side effects longer. Best to practice responsible and safe intercourse prctice to avoid need to use Plan B. Be safe, protective, and plan ahead ...Read more

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High pregnenolone levels and low aldosterone levels, is this a bad hormone problem?

High pregnenolone levels and low aldosterone levels, is this a bad hormone problem?

Could be: Could be a sign of congenital adrenal hyperplasia with one of several enzyme defects. This is rare. Depends on who's ordering the test. If endocrinology, this is the reason. Adrenal fatigue is a popular diagnosis now but really represents metabolic stress and is a reaction of the system to stress. The answer is not to address the symptom of the stress but to address the stress itself. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how low hormone birth controll pills and high hormone differ?

Can you please tell me how low hormone birth controll pills and high hormone differ?

The estrogen level: In the '60s when birth control pills first came out the estrogen level was 80 micrograms of estrogen - they made women nauseated and throw up. Then came the 50 mcg dosing which was standard until the "low dose" pills came out containing either 35 or 30 mcg. The lowest dose pill on the market is a 20 mcg. The difference really between lower and higher doses is how much it suppresses ovulation. ...Read more

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Which is better to use if you have high in male hormone and to lessen it? Androcur or dianne 35

Which is better to use if you have high in male hormone and to lessen it? Androcur or dianne 35

Being a Man: There is no disease in an 18 year old male that would have 'high' male hormone. There is no medical reason to 'lower' male hormone in a young 18 year old male. Now if you are transgendered then let's have that discussion. But, do not take anything to mess with your hormones unless you are under the care of a medical expert! please please please pay attention to this very good advice. ...Read more

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What other conditions resemble pheochromocytoma, which includes high hormone levels consistently for 6 months?

High catacholamines: PHEO is a relatively rare condition and there is overstimulation from euro endocrine glands a marked rise in your BP and pulse is a common initial finding. It requires a proper workup with an internist , renal and endo will also be involved. There are other disorders of abnormal catecholamine release but you need a good workup and treatment ...Read more

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My partners pregnant hormones are really high and her moods change on a whim and she sleeps erratically and up to 17 hours is this ok?

Pregnancy & sleep: Pregnancy causes a lot of hormonal changes and makes sleep very uncomfortable. As such, many pregnant women sleep very poorly and may require more sleep.

However, she should discuss this issue with her doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I'm male 20yrs my weight is 70, high 169 and my hip larger than my waist(gynoid) should i worred? Is there solution? Is it hormonal problem?

I'm male 20yrs my weight is 70, high 169 and my hip larger than my waist(gynoid) should  i worred? Is there solution? Is it hormonal problem?

Likely normal: A weight of 70 kilograms and a height of 169 centimeters is considered normal. Human body morphology can vary greatly. If the morphology is similar to that of ones parents, siblings, other blood relatives then considered a normal variant. Other symptoms would be present if hormonal problem. Can see a family doctor, internist or endocrinologist to get evaluated properly. ...Read more

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My hormone tests came in with high 3α-Androstanediol, high aldrosterone, high aldosterone, high 5a-THB, elevated 5α-reductase, and low 11b-hydroxyetiocholanolone. What can this mean?

Tests steroid metab: Apparently you are undergoing a work up for steroid and male hormones/androgen metabolism. These are unusual blood tests, and typically only performed when, usually a specialist, has a specific diagnosis in mind. I'm certain you can receive a better, more satisfying explanation by working with the doctor who ordered these tests. Pursuing that is your best option. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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TTC. My day 21 hormone levels are progrestrone 76 & oestrogen 800, is this a normal balance or is the oestrogen too high?

TTC. My day 21 hormone levels are progrestrone 76 & oestrogen 800, is this a normal balance or is the oestrogen too high?

Both are okay.: Estradiol of 800 is definitely higher than usual, but nothing to worry about. The p4 of 76 is also fine. Don't worry about "balance," that's really an outdated idea that's not at all useful, but still very popular online among non-professionals. ...Read more

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Pcos pearl shaped cysts, all hormones normal no androgens high, all ratios normal lh/fsh, hyperhidrosis, what/why is this happening please help?

Pcos pearl shaped cysts, all hormones normal no androgens high, all ratios normal lh/fsh, hyperhidrosis, what/why is this happening please help?

Not PCOS: Reading your question, the only clear-cut problem i see is hyperhidrosis. This is not a disease and it's hard to quantify "some people just sweat more than others." it is not clear from above that you have pcos; if you do, this wouldn't even be in the top 10 likely causes. Thyroid disease, pituitary disease, and diabetes are sometimes linked to hyperhidrosis, but the list goes on. ...Read more