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- Abnormal Weight Gain
- Abnormal Weight Loss
- Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
- Conn's Syndrome
- Cushing's Syndrome
- Diabetes Complications
- Electrolyte Imbalance
- G6PD Deficiency
- High Blood Sugar (Non-Diabetic)
- High Cholesterol
- High Triglycerides
- High-Calorie and High-Protein Diet
- Insulin Resistance
- Iron Toxicity
- Klinefelter Syndrome
- Low Blood Sugar (Non-Diabetic)
- Low HDL Cholesterol
- Low Testosterone
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Obesity and Overweight
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Precocious Puberty
- Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency
- Sheehan's Syndrome
- Short Stature
- Thyroid Disease
- Turner Syndrome
- Vitamin B12 Deficiency
- Vitamin D Deficiency
Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Conditions
Has info on hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid tests. Also has links to info on PMS and polycystic ovary syndrome.
What is unplanned weight loss? Unplanned weight loss means losing weight without trying to. It may be caused by a medical problem, so be sure to see your doctor if you are losing weight without trying. If you are losing weight because you're exercising more or eating less, it is considered normal weight...
Cardiac cachexia is unintentional severe weight loss caused by heart disease. The weight loss might be life-threatening. It can happen to people who have severe heart failure. Even with a very good appetite and high calorie intake, some people lose muscle mass. Cardiac cachexia can require supplemental nutrition...
Gives info on heart problem that leads to heart failure. Includes symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment with medicines, lifestyle changes, and surgery. Also info on causes like amyloidosis, hemochromatosis, and sarcoidosis. Includes info on tests.
What is Cushing's syndrome? Cushing's syndrome is a rare problem that happens when you have too much of the hormone cortisol in your body. Cortisol is especially important in controlling blood pressure and metabolism. But it affects almost every area of your body. Normally, your body keeps the level of cortisol in...