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High blood glucose levels can lower your body’s germ-fighting ability and can make gum disease worse. Gum disease can contribute to a rise in blood glucose levels.
Hyperparathyroidism causes hypercalcemia. Hyperparathyroidism is an abnormal condition of the parathyroid glands. When the four parathyroid glands release excess amounts of parathyroid hormone, this pulls calcium from the bones and increases calcium levels in the blood.
Both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are controlled with strict attention to diet and exercise, and taking medications and/or insulin. Home and office tests are used to monitor levels of sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides in the blood, followed by appropriate steps to control these levels.
A thyroid nodule is a (usually benign) growth within the thyroid gland. A goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid gland itself.
The National Academy of Sciences recommends the following daily intake:
Dairy products like yogurt and cheese are excellent sources of calcium. An eight-ounce glass of milk contains about 300 mg of calcium. Other calcium-rich foods include sardines with bones and green leafy vegetables like broccoli and collard greens.
The FDA recommends using HRT for the shortest possible length of time. On average, a woman takes HRT for 3 to 5 years.
Actually, it’s not! Inactivity contributes to feelings of fatigue, whereas regular exercise helps alleviate it.
You need to burn 3,500 calories more than you consume to lose 1 pound. This translates into a reduction of 500 calories per day to lose 1 pound in a week, or 1000 calories per day to lose 2 pounds in a week. This can be accomplished by eating fewer calories or using up more through physical activity.
Pituitary disorders can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms, both hormonal and neurological. Diagnosis can be difficult because it’s often confused with other disorders. A combination of symptoms, signs on examination, blood tests and MRI findings are often used to make a diagnosis.
Cushings’s disease symptoms may resemble the following: obesity, depression, diabetes, hypertension, or menstrual irregularity.