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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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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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Understanding Graves’ Disease and Depression

Graves' disease and depression often go together. See what the relationship is, how to recognize symptoms, and what treatment options you have. If you have Graves’ disease, you’re at higher risk of developing depression. Graves’ disease is...

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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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