High levels of androgen in women

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Avatar n tn Yesterday I went to his an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>fice and he reviewed the results carefully. Luckily, I do not have PCOS. The blood work only revealed <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> testosterone (although still within the normal range). I have noticed that my libido is usually pretty an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan>. That does not bother me, quite the opposite :). My main problem is facial hair (upper lip, sideburns, and some chin), as well as an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean>d body hair. I know that without it I would be a happier person.
Avatar m tn <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> testosterone <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in women are an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>ten caused by PCOS (Polycistic Ovarian Syndrome). This is a benign condition which results in irregular or missed periods, excessive hair growth on the face and body and so on. Extremely an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> testosterone an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>levelsan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> also be caused by androgen-secreting tumors, located in adrenal glands. These are usually benign but in rare cases may also be malignant. Please keep us updated! Best an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> luck, E.B.
363243 tn?1331037450 VaNIQa® is the only prescription product approved by the FDa and clinically proven to reduce the growth <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> unwanted facial hair in women. VaNIQa works by slowing the growth an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> hair rather than just removing it. Many women will see results within 4 to 8 weeks when used twice a day every day but for some women it may take longer. With VaNIQa, you'll feel confident that people won't notice your UFH, even when you're up close... www.vaniqa.
Avatar f tn com/magazine/2006/5/report_blood/Page-02 OPTIMaL RaNGE <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> DHEa IN WOMEN* Standard Reference Range Optimal Range 65-380 µg/dL 350-430 µg/dL *Measured as DHEa Sulfate So that info suggests that your DHEaS is lower than optimal. also, please note that "cells throughout the body take in DHEa and DHEaS and convert them into estradiol and testosterone.
Avatar n tn Jebby saying he has T an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>levelsan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 865 and a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan>er than normal prolactin reading points to his body aromatizing the excess T in his body in to estrogen. Normal T <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> should be between 300 - 600. 865 is too <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. In the case an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> testosterone more is better to a point, and too much is bad. Quitting the TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) - So I have done this several times. Here is the problem. Your body has a loop back system regulated by the pituitary gland in your brain.
Avatar n tn Tell your sister to get her a home BP monitor and record her BP at least once a day. If the bottom number stays that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> tell her to go to the ER and ask them to give her meds to tie her over until she sees a doctor. Or tell her when she makes the appointment to tell them how an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> her BP is and maybe they an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> work her in sooner or fill her in a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan>cellation. When making an appointment they usually schedule according what you tell them is wrong with.
Avatar n tn Hi again, I did not realize the link would not show up automatically. The title an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the article is "Birth Control Pills Could Cause Long-Term sexual Problems" dated Jan 9 2006. The publication they discuss in the article is "Impact an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> Oral Contraceptives on sex Hormone-Binding Globulin and androgen an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>levelsan>: a Retrospective Study in Women with sexual Dysfunction" This was published in Jan 5, 2006 Journal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> sexual Medicine.
Avatar f tn Hi. acne occurs when the patient has <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan> (male hormones found in male and female bodies). an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan> stimulate the sebaceous (oil) glands in the skin. Bacteria on the skin feed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>f this excess oil (sebum) blocking the pores and resulting in spots. acne is common during times an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> hormonal change such as puberty, after delivering a baby, and menopause/post-hysterectomy. Your doctor an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> prescribe oestrogen to block the action an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan>.
780153 tn?1287572547 He notes that the risk an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> miscarriage is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean>d in those patients with a prior history <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> miscarriage, those with <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> LH, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ndrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, hyperinsulinemia or elevated PaI-Fx. Initial findings in a non-ramdomized trial suggest a decreased risk an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> miscarriage if metformin is continued throughout the pregnancy. at present there is insufficient data to routinely advise continuation an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> metformin during pregnancy.
Avatar n tn My last round an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> blood/24 hour urine testing, in august <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> this year, showed that my DHEa <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> were abnormally <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, but the DHEa-sulfate was within normal range. also in my case, I have more an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the symptoms an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the Pheochromocytoma going on, but also have symptoms an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> Cushings as well. I see 2 separate Endocrinologists (I wanted a second opinion), and just saw one an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> them this week. I have been extremely upset at all an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> my doctors with regards to the tumor.
948349 tn?1294383837 This an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> be a major factor in acne because with an an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean> in proliferation <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> skin cells there also needs to be an an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean> in shedding <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> the excess skin cells but this may not always occur properly in more acne prone people. In addition to that, excess dead skin cells an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> block pores making acne causing bacteria to become trapped in the pore. This will also plug the sebum, and eventually you get an immune response which causes the acne inflammation.
Avatar n tn The side effects from HCG use include gynecomastia, water retention, and an an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean> in sex drive, mood alterations, headaches, and <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> blood pressure. HCG raises <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ndrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in males by up to 400% but it also raises estrogen an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>levelsan> dramatically as well. This is why it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> cause a real case an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> gynecomastia if dosages get too elevated for that person. another side effect seen from HCG use is morning sickness (nausea and vomiting).
Avatar f tn To this end, suppression an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> testosterone during pituitary downregulation may not be reassuring to exclude an <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ndrogen producing tumor. In lieu <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an obvious ovarian mass, she should proceed with the assistance an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> a reproductive endocrinologist to expedite her course to conception given age and uncertain reason for excessive ovarian androgen production. Unfortunately, as you know, some an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> these tumors may not ever be visualized as they an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> be located in the ovarian hilum (Leydig cell tumor).
Avatar f tn The side effects from HCG use include gynecomastia, water retention, and an an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean> in sex drive, mood alterations, headaches, and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> blood pressure. HCG raises <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ndrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in males by up to 400% but it also raises estrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> dramatically as well. This is why it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> cause a real case an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> gynecomastia if dosages get too elevated for that person. another side effect seen from HCG use is morning sickness (nausea and vomiting).
300762 tn?1252236401 acne is caused by a sensitivity to the effects <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan> (male hormones found in both male and female bodies). Women with <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan>, or a sensitivity to the effects an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan>, may have acne, irregular periods and facial hair. Taking an anti-androgen contracpeitve pill such as Yaz, Yasmin or Diane35 (called Dianette in the UK) will give you regular periods and clear acne. Eloise.
Avatar f tn It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> help control insulin and blood sugar <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> and reduce <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ndrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. This lowers your risk for diabetes and heart disease and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> help restore regular menstrual cycles and fertility. Fertility medicines, if you are trying to get pregnant. It is important to see your doctor for follow-up to make sure treatment is working and adjust it if needed. You may also need regular tests to check for diabetes, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> blood pressure, and other possible problems.
477746 tn?1254788147 This may be because beta-endorphins are produced directly in the brain itself and the blood <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> endorphins do not represent what is occurring in the brain. a common perceptual experience that occurs during exercise is that many aches and pains suddenly feel better during exercise. One study examined just how effective exercise was at increasing pain threshold in athletes compared to rest.
393685 tn?1425816122 Imbalances in the adrenal system an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> contribute to problems with the nervous and immune systems, body composition difficulties, blood sugar irregularities, and <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ndrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. Symptoms <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> adrenal imbalance allergies / asthma arthritis Bone loss Chemical sensitivities Morning/evening fatigue an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> blood sugar an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean>d abdominal fat Memory lapses Sleep disturbances Sugar cravings Thyroid Function Imbalance Thyroid hormones control the body’s metabolism.
Avatar m tn - 25-50% <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> the time is loose, normal size - Sometimes light-weight sorta like it has an internal sponge cake texture or filling. Has a basic structure and shape, almost 'normal.' - Sometimes engorged with blood, very heavy, lead weight. No structure, plump, very dead-like. - Sometimes takes on a weird 'coke bottle' shape. Like a band is restricting around the middle, while full and plump near the glans.
Avatar f tn Women with PCOS are at greater risk <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> having <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> blood pressure. Women with PCOS have <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> LDL (bad) cholesterol and low an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>levelsan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> HDL (good) cholesterol. Women with PCOS an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> develop sleep apnea. This is when breathing stops for short periods an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> time during sleep.
Avatar m tn avoid Caffeine and alcohol Caffeine an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean>s your body’s normal estrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> which are already <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in women with PCOS. This an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan>ly addictive drug blocks the absorption an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> magnesium, a key mineral that is essential to the colon’s regulation an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> normal, healthy, bowel movements. Can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>fee, in particular, compounds this problem by acting as a laxative, causing the bowels to move prior to the absorption an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> water and mineral nutrients which reinforces malnutrition and dehydration.
Avatar n tn When I went to the doc they said that's normal because <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> all the estrigen in my system. I just really hope that I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> take those pills and start my period soon. Did the doctors ever tell you why they thought you had stopped your period, or was it just one an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> those things that they didn't have an answer for? and was the period extreemly painfull as well once you took the ten pills?
Avatar f tn Count back 14 days from the next expected due date an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> period, this gives the approximate date <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> ovulation in the present cycle. Some women get a spotting with ovulation and others get cramps. almost everyone experiences an an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>increasean> in white discharge around ovulation. There is always a rise in the basal body temperature (taken first thing in the morning before getting out an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> bed) around ovulation. Follicular studies by ultrasound an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> also know the exact date there is ovulation.
393685 tn?1425816122 My sister, who is young, had this problem and she had a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> level an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan>--get tested for hormonal imbalance. In women, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>androgensan> are produced in the ovaries, adrenal glands and fat cells. In fact, women may produce too much or too little an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> these hormones -- disorders an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> androgen excess and deficiency affect an estimated 5 to 10 percent an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> women and are among the more common hormonal disorders in women. http://www.healthywomen.
1419848 tn?1283647189 Studies performed at the Suleyman Demirel University in Isparta, Turkey, show that women drinking two cups <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> spearmint tea for five days signifian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan>tly lowered their <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ndrogen <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>levels</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. Other herbs known to reduce testosterone an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>levelsan> include black cohosh (20 to 40 mg twice daily), saw palmetto (160 mg twice daily) and chaste tree (20 to 40 mg daily).
Avatar n tn I was not told an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> this as a risk to my decision to have my tubes tied - but I understand that it happens in about 5% <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> women who decide to have the procedure. It is a hormone imbalance caused by damage to the ovaries due to decreased blood flow. It is to much estrogen to too little progesterone. Unfortunately for me I was not diagnosed until I had gone into early menopause and suffered from weight gain, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> blood pressure, and diabetes. It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> be treated by using topical hormones.
Avatar n tn Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most common cause <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> female infertility in the United States. Obesity. It's estimated that about half <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> women with polycystic ovary syndrome are obese. Skin tags. These small, excess growths an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> skin that are usually found on your neck or in your armpit are common in women with PCOS. Prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. The ability to use insulin effectively is impaired in PCOS and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> result in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> blood sugar an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>levelsan> and diabetes.
Avatar f tn Hence it is important to find the cause an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> irregular periods and treat them if you want to conceive. <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>high</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> level <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> stress, dramatic changes in your life style, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>highan> cholesterol, hormonal imbalance as seen in thyroid problems and PCOS, chain smoking, may be some an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the common causes an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> your irregular periods. Cushing’s disease and disorders an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> adrenal gland, tumors an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the ovaries and adrenals, insulin resistance and obesity are some an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the other factors.