... Hello people, for years now Ive been struggling with some kind of hormone imbalance. I cannot for the life of me work out which one, because they all share common symptoms.
My problems in a nutshell:
-Mood swings (SEVERE irritability, esp round ov.)
-Anxiety (although this is in part due to acne)
-Digestive problems (0 replies)
... I'm only 22, don't drink,smoke or tan and barely go in the sun.
My parents are both over 45 and have no wrinkles.
My face is aging before my eyes, before having hypo I had bright, youthful looking skin..NOW I have bags under my eyes, dark circles, lines in my skin and now I just noticed faint lines going across my forehead. I look absolutely hideous, i mean how will i look... (0 replies)
... at age 37. Shortly afterward, facial acne popped up, big time. ... (8 replies)
... i wish i knew. when i hit puberty i had the baby acne that never scarred, but now i get the deep inflammed junk. ... (8 replies)
... I do think my acne is getting worse the older I get. ... (8 replies)
... I def believe there is a connection. I had acne since 13, and Im 23. I also began my period early around 11. I read that those who have menses earlier than the average age 12.... ... (8 replies)
... It is the ratio of estrogen to testosterone that is most important. You can have high testosterone & high estrogen.
As you age the estrogen & testosterone both will usually decrease, but at different rates.
In men the testosterone to estrogen is best at over 20 to 1
Women is probably the reverse of that. 20 to 1 estrogen to testosterone.
If the estrogen ratio... (8 replies)
... you're not supposed to have this kind of acne in your 30's and 40's and if you do, then it look to it as a symptom of a larger problem. ... (8 replies)
... Ask your doc about "Clomid".
It can, in some women, increase the body's natural production of estrogen. This will help the estrogen:testosterone ratio & should reduce the acne. It will also help you get pregnant if you are off the BC pill. (8 replies)
... t hormonal acne and thyroid? ... (8 replies)
... I'm really hoping you can help me.
I'm 29 and six months ago out of the blue I started suffering from severe anxiety; I started keeping a diary and have managed to link this to my cycle. From day three of my cycle the extreme anxiety starts, continues and then peaks at ovulation. The anxiety usually starts by waking me up at around 1.30am to 3:30am, it feels like... (0 replies)
... not trying to conceive and have never been pregnant. I have a BMI of 19 and have an overall good health. My CNM performed an ultrasound and found no cysts and my thyroid levels came back 1.52 range. She wanted to put me back on BC but that is only masking my problems. ... (0 replies)
... No, I don't think my pituitary has been tested. I did mention that to my endocrinologist but he said that pituitary problems are "very rare." Anyway, my symptoms are kind of all over the place but here's a list.
-I can hear/feel my joints cracking frequently when I'm moving
-Memory Problems/Cognitive Problems
-Low Body Temp... (9 replies)
... My thyroid was tested 2 years ago. ... (0 replies)
... r missed a period since I have gotten it when I was 13. They have been regular and I never cramped, nor had any problems with them. I have had some problems with acne since I was 15, mainly on my chest and arms, sometimes face and upper back. Nothing overly significant though. ... (3 replies)
... I am 30yrs old. Married and have a daughter of 4 yrs old. It was a ceaserain. Suddenly from this June facing problems.
I got my hormones test on 20th day of the cycle and Absolute Eosinophil Count also tested
1) FSH 4.06 mlU/ml
2) LH 6.88 mlU/ml
3) SERUM PROLACTIN 22.73 ng/ml
4) Estrogen 195.08 pg/ml
5) Serum Progesterone Level 10.64 ng/ml
6) Testosterone 0.22 ng/ml
7)... (1 replies)
... Good vitamin D levels help your cortisol levels which in turn helps your thyroid levels. It's all interconnected. ... (7 replies)
... high, but unfortunately a lot of doctors tend to base our thyroid health on TSH results alone, which often doesn't help. That's how i ended up 9 years being told my thyroid was fine when it wasn't!! ... (6 replies)
... I just get scared when i read people's posts saying they're doctor said their thyroid was fine. ... (3 replies)
... Also, my blood pressure, cholesterol, etc. is normal. I am not overweight. My thyroid is slightly low and I'm on 50 mg Levothroid. The acne began when I started taking that med. ... (0 replies)