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Endocrinology aims to diagnose and treat patients with endocrine conditions such as thyroid diseases that are either under active or over active, thyroid glands, thyroid cancer, adrenal conditions, polycystic and other hormonal fertility problems and horm

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Chronic fatigue syndrome: Does the thyroid play a role?

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Chronic fatigue syndrome remains a puzzling condition with unknown causes. A recent study now asks whether or not thyroid hormones could be at its root.

The best diets for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 06:00:00 PDT

Learn about what foods to eat and what foods to avoid to help alleviate symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease. Do gluten-free or low-GI diets help?

What causes your lip to twitch?

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 03:00:00 PDT

A look at lip twitching, a complaint causing involuntary movement. Included is detail on the role caffeine intoxication plays and when to see a doctor.

What happens when estrogen levels are low?

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:00:00 PDT

Low estrogen levels can cause a range of symptoms. This article includes detail on signs of low estrogen and examines the risk factors.

What foods should you eat if you have pancreatitis?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PDT

We take a look at how diet can help with pancreatitis, including foods to eat and foods to avoid. We also examine diet tips and treatment options.

How weight loss makes us hungrier

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:00:00 PDT

Although obese participants had higher levels of hunger and satiety hormones after 2 years of sustained weight loss, hunger hormones seemed to be stronger.

Endorphins: Effects and how to increase levels

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 09:00:00 PDT

Endorphins are chemicals produced naturally in the body to cope with pain or stress. Learn about how they affect mood disorders and other conditions.

Yoga poses for thyroid conditions

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Can yoga be beneficial for people with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism? We look at the evidence and list the best yoga poses for thyroid health.

What age do boys stop growing?

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PDT

A look at when boys stop growing, which happens after puberty has finished. Included is detail on average height and the genetic factors involved.

At what age do girls stop growing?

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PDT

A look at when girls stop growing. Included is detail on when puberty starts and finishes, in addition to what can prevent or delay development.

Adenopathy: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Adenopathy is any disease or inflammation that involves glandular tissue or lymph nodes. Learn about what causes swollen lymph nodes.

Dopamine deficiency: What you need to know

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PDT

A dopamine deficiency is linked to several health conditions, including Parkinson's disease and depression. Learn more about the symptoms.

What are phytoestrogens? Benefits and foods

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Phytoestrogens are a natural compound found in plants. When eaten, they may affect a person in the same way as estrogen produced by the body.

Breast cancer treatment: Can Brussels sprouts, soy reduce side effects?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Researchers have found that soy and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, could reduce the long-term side effects of breast cancer treatment.

How does menopause affect sex drive?

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Menopause can cause physical and emotional changes that impact a woman’s life, including her sex life. Learn about how to increase libido after menopause.

Is it menopause or pregnancy?

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PDT

The signs and symptoms of menopause and pregnancy can be similar. We take a look at how to determine if you are pregnant or approaching menopause.

Is there a link between menopause and an underactive thyroid?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, we examine whether there is a link between menopause and an underactive thyroid, and how the two may affect each other.

How to lower creatinine levels

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 PDT

The best way to lower creatinine is to treat the underlying cause. There are also many diet and lifestyle changes that can help lower creatinine.

Vitamin D may improve wound healing in burns patients

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PDT

New research finds that burns patients with severe wounds recover better if they have high levels of vitamin D, which is known to fight infection.

How a hormone could boost men's sexual appetite

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers reveal how a hormone associated with puberty and fertility could help to tackle anxiety-related sexual dysfunction in men.

What is the pineal gland?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Once called the "third eye," the pineal gland is a gland located deep in the center of the brain. In this article, learn about how it regulates the body.

What causes salt cravings?

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 05:00:00 PDT

Salt cravings are usually the result of simple factors, such as boredom or stress. Sometimes, salt cravings can be tied to a medical condition. Learn more.

Does menopause cause dizziness?

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 07:00:00 PDT

What is the connection between dizziness and menopause? Find out about the causes, as well as treatment and management options here.

Five reasons for a false-positive pregnancy test result

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What are the possible reasons for a false-positive result with a home pregnancy test? Learn more here, along with what to do if a test result is positive.

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined.