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What Do Thyroid Problems In Men Cause
Same as others: We are not that special. Thyroid problem in men will cause the same symptoms as in women (minus the menstruation symptoms, of course). Hypothyroid: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, dry skin, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain...Hyperthyroid: nervousness, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, tremot, pooping too much... ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
Possibly: Both hypo and hyperthyroidism can cause erectile dysfunction (impotence). The condition of low thyroid levels (hypothyroidism) is more likely to do so. Furthermore, untreated hypothyroidism can lead to high prolactin levels, that may additionally contribute to sexual dysfunction. ...Read more
Yes to both: Thyroid dysfunction --- either too much thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism) or too little (hypothyroidism) --- can disrupt the male or female reproductive system by causing changes in sex hormones as well as prolactin. Alterations in sex hormones (testosterone in men, and estrogen in women) and prolactin, can in turn, lead to sexual dysfunction, including abnormal periods, and sexual dysfunction. ...Read more
Low libido: But this is reversible with low dose testosterone supplementation ...Read more
I have read that infertility medications can cause acromegaly in women. Is there any truth to that? Do certain infertility drugs cause the disease?
What thyroid abnormalities can cause those over 36 to grow noticeably taller? In rare instances can hypothyroidism or Levoxyl do it? No other symptomS
What are the diagnostics test(s) should I do to make sure my thyroid, adrenal glands are ok? Can I detect anemia from CBC test? What else other than this three abnormalities can cause ADHD like feelings?
Basic stuff: CBC is 100% sensitive for anemia. Thyroid / TSH panel will not miss hyper or hypothyroidism. Morning cortisol is your screen for Addison's; history is best screen for Cushing's rather than dexamethasone suppression test. Be open to the idea that a difficult life situation might explain your feeling unwell before "going gluten-free" or whatever, and be aware that adult ADHD is real and treatable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many, many possible: Symptoms may include: fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart rate depression impaired memory. ...Read more
A dr. said thyroid abnormalities can cause adults over 35 to grow taller. Which ones cause that? Hypothyroidism? Do any other rare genetic disorders?
Myth: Perhaps you are citing that PHD in electrical engineering that posts health claims on the web. You do not grow taller after your growth centers (late teens to early 20's). ...Read more
Thyroid: Most thyroid disorders are caused by autoimmune processes which are more common in women. Unfortunately it is still not know why this is. ...Read more
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
Can problem in prostrate gland like enlargement cause ED?
What is the acceptable frequency of musterbation for men that does not cause any harm?
How common is hypothyroidism in male teens? What are some symptoms that would warrant a thyroid panel?
Not common: Hypothyroidism signs and symptom may include: •Fatigue •Increased sensitivity to cold •Constipation •Dry skin •Unexplained weight gain •Puffy face •Hoarseness •Muscle weakness •Elevated blood cholesterol level •Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness •Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints •Thinning hair •Slowed heart rate •Depression •Impaired memory uncommon in male teens ...Read more
Please explain symptoms, possible causes, and problems of a young man converting too much of his testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (dht). ?
Too much DHT: The enzyme is 5-alpha reductase that converts "t" to dht. It should be well regulated by the body. Some will genetically have more active enzyme systems. Exogenous testosterone, especially topical, can cause a Dht imbalance because their is more 5 Alpha Redux taste in the skin. Dht is referred to as bad testo. Symptoms of too much Dht include prostate enlargement and male pattern baldness. ...Read more
What I can do to treat female hair loss. No cancer , no thyroidm no chronic problems. Hormones have been checked and normal, hair transplant?
Hair transplant: The best treatment for hair loss in men and women is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back regions of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplantation can be completed by strip harvest of by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplantation is completed most naturally as single hairs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cipralex and cancer?: No. Cipralex, an SSRI often prescribed for depression and/or anxiety is not known to cause cancer. Most "problems in the body" (or side effects) that can be caused by cipralex are benign (not seriously harmful) and self-limited (they pass). Always discuss the risks, benefits, and potential side effects of any medication you may take with your doc. Rarely, SSRIs can cause serious side effects. ...Read more
No: Hi. High blood calcium is not a manifestation of hypo- or hyperthyroidism. Don't confuse the thyroid gland with the parathyroid glands...no relation other than anatomical proximity. The parathyroids run the blood calcium show, and parathyroid tumor(s) is/are the leading cause of high blood calcium. If you have high blood calcium, see an endocrinologist. All the best to you! ...Read more
Can hypothyroidism cause joint pain and it is hard to concentrate on any work i feel depressed are this common in hypothyroidism ?
Yes: Arthralgia or joint pain is not uncommon in hypothyroidism but you should not have joint pain only it is treated and TSH level is normal. Check TSH level and if it is normal then you should talk to your doctor to identiy other common diseases such as RA or JRA (Juvenile RA) or some autoimmune diseases like lupus which usually manifest as joint pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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