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How to Reduce Prolactin

Prolactin, a hormone produced by the pituitary gland, encourages and enhances the breast development as well as the milk production during pregnancy and after childbirth. Both men and women produce prolactin. In certain cases, the levels of prolactin can be higher, causing a decreased libido, irregular menstruation, subfertility and other …

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How to Control Diabetes Without Medicine

People who have type 1 diabetes need insulin injections because their body does not produce enough insulin to regulate glucose metabolism. Those with type 2 diabetes have sufficient quantities of insulin in their system and they can make simple lifestyle changes to control the blood glucose levels without any medication. …

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Pancreatic Cancer Life Expectancy

Our pancreas, which is located in the abdominal region, performs two main functions – endocrine and exocrine. These functional cells can both facilitate the development of cancer cells, while most pancreatic cancers are considered adenocarcinomas. Most patients who get a pancreatic cancer diagnosis are not exhibiting any risk factors at …

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What Does Low Sodium Mean?

When you get your result of blood test and find yourself low in sodium, you may wonder “what does low sodium mean”. Life processes are chemical reactions and sodium helps complete those processes because it is the most positively charged ion in your body’s fluids and tissues. Those life processes …

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Subclinical Hyperthyroidism

Thyroid-stimulating hormone, also known as TSH, is made in the brain to control the amount of thyroid hormones that are in your blood. These hormones help control growth, weight, body temperature, heart rate and a host of other things. When you have subclinical hyperthyroidism, your level of TSH is too …

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Does Diabetes Make You Tired?

Blurred vision and frequent thirst are some of the most common symptoms of diabetes, but sometimes, people who have diabetes feel extremely tired. Then here comes the question: Can diabetes make you tired? Also, what could be the reasons if your diabetes is making you feel tired? Let’s find out more. Does …

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Is Liver Cancer Curable?

Cancer can affect any part of the body, and where it affects determines the odds of surviving and recovering from the illness. The liver can be affected by cancer, as can any part of the body. Cancer that originates in the liver is primary liver cancer, while secondary liver cancer …

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Vitamin D and Thyroid

One of the most important vitamins for our body is vitamin D and more is continually learned about its functions. Nearly every cell and tissue has vitamin D receptors, making it vital to the health of the entire body. Vitamin D deficiency could lead to many illnesses such as cancer, …

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