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Diet Tips that Help You Fight Hormonal Imbalance

Diet Tips that Help You Fight Hormonal Imbalance

Nowadays, many women especially those who are undergoing menstrual or menopausal stages are experiencing many hormonal fluctuations. The reason why many women suffer from hormonal fluctuations is because they gained some extra weight and stress. .. Read More

Dieting, Endocrine System, Nutrition, Women's Health | 12.9.12 | No Comments

Other Endocrine System Disorders

Other Endocrine System Disorders

Here are two closely related disorders of the endocrine system that are more common in women but also can occur in men: • Hyperthyroidism. This condition occurs when an overactive thyroid gland produces excessive amounts of thyroid hor.. Read More

Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Foot Care Tips for People with Diabetes

Foot Care Tips for People with Diabetes

People with diabetes are prone to developing severe infections that are slow to heal. The feet are especially susceptible to infection, even from something as common as an ingrown toenail. Nerve damage produced by diabetes can cause numbnes.. Read More

Diabetes, Endocrine System, Tips and Advices | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

People who have diabetes are at high risk for a number of eye problems that can cause severe vision loss or blindness. The most common diabetic eye disease is diabetic retinopathy, which is damage to the blood vessels in the retina, the lig.. Read More

Diabetes, Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the more common form of the disease. The symptoms of type 2 diabetes develop gradually and are not as noticeable as those of type 1 diabetes. See your doctor right away if you experience any of the following symptoms: .. Read More

Diabetes, Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Warning Signs of Type 1 Diabetes

Warning Signs of Type 1 Diabetes

Symptoms of type 1 diabetes appear suddenly and develop most often in children and young adults. See your doctor right away if you have any of the following symptoms: • increased thirst • frequent urination • constant hunger •.. Read More

Diabetes, Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | No Comments

Disorders of the Pancreas

Disorders of the Pancreas

Located just behind the stomach, your pancreas releases hormones—such as insulin—that control how your body uses the sugar, fats, and protein consumed in your diet. The most common disorders of the pancreas are diabetes and pancreatitis.. Read More

Endocrine System | 08.22.08 | 4 Comments