Category: Endocrine System

You can boost adrenal gland function using Ayurveda, Chinese and Native medicine. Adrenal gland function can reduce due to stress or use of steroids.

Adrenal Gland Function

Diminished adrenal functioning manifests as: chronic fatigue and weariness, anxiety, stress, and decreased …

The adrenals are situated above each kidney. They are responsible for releasing a number of hormones which are secreted in to the blood. The adrenal cortex is the outer layer of the gland, and the medulla is the layer of …

An adrenal mass is a tumor or a benign mass in the adrenal glands. Adenomas / the mass are functioning, i.e. they synthesize hormones, or are non functioning.

Symptoms Of Adrenal Gland Mass

  • Common symptoms are: hypertension, diabetes, low levels

Thyroid is a gland in the neck region; it acts as body’s thermostat, controlling its basic tick-over speed. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland fails to function adequately, resulting in reduced level of thyroid hormone deficiency in …

While older men observe a drop in the testosterone level, symptoms of testosterone decline in young men necessitates appropriate diagnosis and treatment.

After the age of 30 years, a 2 % drop in the testicular function each year, tends to …

Symptoms of low levels of estrogen occur when a woman is approaching menopause or when she is in the menopausal phase. Nonetheless, younger women may also experience symptoms related to low levels of estrogen.

Symptoms Of Low Estrogen In Young

Hormones play a vital part in controlling body functions. Even a slight imbalance / disparity in their levels, can adversely affect the body and its functioning. It is therefore, essential to know the cause and the various effects of hormonal …

Some people find themselves with a problem that makes their nipples appear puffy, and this may not seem like a problem when it comes to women. But some men find this a rather embarrassing state for their nipples to be …

Formation of stones in the urinary tract is a common disorder of urinary tract disease. The stones are formed of calcium, oxalic acid, uric acid and phosphorus. The reason of stone development is due to the concentration of substances in …

Frequent Nighttime Urination

Nocturia is a condition wherein you have to urinate at least once of twice during the night. The urination frequency could be much more than 2 or 3 times. Frequent urination at night is cause for many …

There are instances when you accidentally feel a lump in your thyroid gland area, which is also the neck area just below the ears down to your throat. The presence of these nodules can also be done through physical assessment. …

High Protein in Blood Natural Treatments

What is wrong with having high protein in blood?

This abnormality could lead to serious health problems over the long run. One of these ailments is the amyloidosis, which is a fatal yet rare …

Improve Urine Flow

The urinary system is a complex and multifunctional cycle that both functions as a filtration of toxins in the blood and as an excretory organ as these toxins are released out of the body through an end …

Renal Cyst

Solitary or multiple cysts in the kidney are quite a common occurrence, especially, with advancing age.
They have no special significance and need not be a cause for concern, except, that, they should be differentiated from renal tumors.…

Frequent Urination Treatment and Home Remedies

Urinating is a body mechanism performed to get rid of body waste. As such, one should not try to prevent it. Doing so will cause body wastes to stay longer in the body. In …

Gall Bladder LocationGall Bladder Location

Gallbladder is the organ that takes in inorganic water and bile salts and contracts to release the enzyme for digestion known as bile. It is a pear-shaped muscular organ that can hold more or less 50ml of …

Question: I’d bruises and took blood test. Doctor assumed, I was anemic but I’d low platelets. Now I’m taking blood tests every week and platelet counts keep on going up and down. Is there a way to increase platelets count …

What is Thyroiditis

Thyroiditis usually results from an infective or auto-immune process. Rarely, it is a consequence of radiation or chemical injury.

Classification of thyroiditis

  • Acute thyroiditis– it can be bacterial, viral or fungal in origin or radiation induced.

A circumscribed area of firmness with regular margin may be palpated as a nodule in thyroid gland. It is usually more than 1cm, as it is not possible to palpate with certainty for nodules less than this dimension. 1% to …

What is Hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism is a condition caused due to excessive secretion by thyroid glands. In most hyper thyroids, both T3 and T4 plasma levels are raised. Much T3 is secreted directly by the thyroid and plasma levels are increased …