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MTHFR Gene Mutations and Disease Risk

MTHFR gene mutations are linked to many diseases to varying degrees, including heart disease, birth defects, Alzheimer's, cancer, and hypothyroidism. MTHFR mutation—changes to a gene linked to an increasing number of medical conditions,...

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What Is Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism?

Hypergonadotropic hypogonadism occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough sex hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone. Hypergonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) is characterized by deficiencies in sex hormones caused by disorders in their...

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Vitiligo and Lupus: What’s the Connection?

Up to 20% of vitiligo patients also have a comorbid autoimmune disorder like lupus. Here’s why the two may be connected. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease, a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the skin. This inflammation can damage the...

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Living With Hypoparathyroidism

Hypoparathyroidism is a lifelong condition. Living and coping with it requires having the right information, support, and resources. Hypoparathyroidism is a rare and complicated condition in which you have little or no parathyroid hormone. This...

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How Hypoparathyroidism Is Treated

Hypoparathyroidism is treatable and manageable. Treatment includes home remedies and lifestyle changes, over-the-counter therapies, and medication. Hypoparathyroidism happens when your body doesn’t make enough parathyroid hormone because the...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Hypoparathyroidism

The most common cause of hypoparathyroidism is injury or accidental removal of one or more of the four parathyroid glands, but that's not the only cause. Hypoparathyroidism is a rare condition that results when the parathyroid glands in the neck...

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How Hypoparathyroidism Is Diagnosed

Learn how hypoparathyroidism is diagnosed, including recognizing the signs and symptoms, physical examination, lab work, imaging, and more. Hypoparathyroidism occurs when one or more of the four parathyroid glands is underactive. Each of these...

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What Is Pancolitis?

Pancolitis is a form of ulcerative colitis that affects the entire colon, or large intestine. It is part of a group of conditions known as inflammatory bowel disease. Pancolitis is inflammation of the entire colon, or large intestine. It is a form...

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Living Well with Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism, insufficient production of sex hormones, is often chronic. Coping strategies include counseling, support groups, and lifestyle changes. Caused by insufficient production of the sex hormones, testosterone and estrogen, hypogonadism can...

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What Is Graves’ Dermopathy?

Graves’ dermopathy, or pretibial myxedema, is a skin condition related to autoimmune thyroid disease. See how to recognize and treat it. Graves’ dermopathy, also called pretibial myxedema, is a rare skin condition that develops in some people...

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