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What Are The Worst Things That Can Happen With High Hormones
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
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
Many hormones: Your body has many hormones. I would need to know which one. ...Read more
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
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
How can I balance out my hormones? My stress levels are very high and i feel like it's affecting my body
No such thing: Balancing hormones is an ad gimmick and is clinically an absurd idea. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Masturbation: Is normal and not harmful. Your hormones are not high, they are appropriate for age. ...Read more
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
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
I am a woman and have unbalanced hormones- high DHEA levels. Could that be affecting the size of my chest? It keeps getting smaller.
Chest: Highly unlikely but please bring your concerns to your doctor. ...Read more
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
Be honest, besides the iud, what is the best bc with the least hormones/side effects? I'm not fond of the risks I have to take with high hormones.
Condoms: If used correctly, condoms are without hormonal side effects and help prevent stds. ...Read more
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
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
Shouldn't be: Check with your physician for specifics.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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