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Ellen determines she has the symptoms of Cushing's Disease and has surgery to remove a prolactinoma by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:13am Ellen determines she has the symptoms of Cushing's Disease and has surgery to remove a prolactinoma: "Ellen decided that she needed to apply the skills she used at work to become the manager of her own health. 'I took a project management approach. I started setting goals and objectives and making a timeline for myself... It was like running my ... Read on »
Prolactinoma by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is a prolactinoma? A prolactinoma is a benign tumour of the pituitary gland that produces a hormone called prolactin. It is the most common type of pituitary tumour. Symptoms of prolactinoma are caused by too much prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia) or by pressure of the tumour on surrounding tissues. Prolactin st ... Read on »
Hyperprolactinaemia by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 26 Mar 2010 11:02am I don't even want to imagine what kind of weight I could be gaining if I wasn't training like I am! ======================== Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 1998 May;48(5):547-53. Increased body weight associated with prolactin secreting pituitary adenomas: weight loss with normalization of prolactin levels. Greenman Y, Tordjman K, Stern N. ... Read on »
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is an inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands. It is sometimes called multiple endocrine adenomatosis or Wermer's syndrome, after one of the first doctors to recognise it. MEN1 is quite rare, occurring in about 3 to 20 persons out of 100,000. It affects both sexes equally and shows no ... Read on »
Avoiding Unstable People Who Want to Start a Support Group by thepropatient Posted Sun 17 Jan 2010 2:36pm There is a wonderful website, the source of some of my initial information concerning Cushing’s disease at www.cushings-help.com . I visited it today and found my biography which I wrote the summer of ’04 after the pituitary tumor was removed. Unfortunately, I find the site quite complicated to navigate, albeit informative, and I was unable ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: familial isolated pituitary adenoma by nih.gov Posted Wed 21 Aug 2013 1:19pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2013 What is familial isolated pituitary adenoma? Familial isolated pituitary adenoma (FIPA) is a ... Read on »
Off-Label Cabergoline for Anorgasmia by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 3:00am One of the neat things about prescribing medicines is that once a medication has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration for any given indication, physicians are free to prescribe it "off-label" for any other purpose.  Obviously this requires a lot of trust on the part of the patient.  But it also allows for innovation & pushing of ... Read on »
PROLACTIN AND INFERTILITY by Triumph Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 12:00am There is so much that can affect our ability to conceive and I want to use this space today to look at one such, prolactin and infertility. What is Prolactin Prolactin is one of many hormones produced by the pituitary gland. This hormone has many functions, its main being to stimulate the production of milk ... Read on »
PROLACTIN AND INFERTILITY by Triumph Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 6:44pm There is so much that can affect our ability to conceive and I want to use this space today to look at one such, prolactin and infertility. What is Prolactin Prolactin is one of many hormones produced by the pituitary gland. This hormone has many functions, its main being to stimulate the production of milk ... Read on »
Symptoms, symptoms, symptoms! by Joy .. Posted Sun 02 Nov 2008 12:00am Well in one of my last few posts I mentioned not wanting to read too far into symptoms because it can get you into trouble. You worry, wonder, stress, etc., etc. But now that I got that beautiful BFP sitting in my u.nderwear drawer, I'm going to list my few symptoms thus far. At 4 weeks 4 days I've felt: cramping FATIGUE brief bout ... Read on »