Category Archives: Hormonal Disorders

Premenstrual Syndrome or PMS – Causes and Treatment

Managing Premenstrual Syndrome or PMS Most of the women feel some changes around their menses. These include physical changes as well as emotional disturbances. These changes or symptoms are different in different women. Also, some females are more prone to having them than others. Premenstrual Symptoms To list a few, these symptoms may include: Anxiety […]

FSH Blood Test- Follicle Stimulating Hormone Normal Level Values Range

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Lab Test FSH or follicle stimulating hormone is a fertility hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. What Is the Function of This Hormone? FSH regulates the menstrual cycle in female. It stimulates the follicles. Its level varies throughout the cycle, the highest being just before the release of egg. In men, it […]

Treatment for PCOS

How to Treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? The treatment of PCOS aims at managing the symptoms being produced. The following strategic treatment modalities are common: If menstrual cycles are there but not regular, hormonal birth control pills are tried for some time. A cream called eflornithine may be used in area where excess hair growth occurs. […]

T3 and TSH Normal but T4 Slightly Low

Normal T3 and TSH but Low T4 Q: Dear Doctor, during my thyroid test T3 was 0.94 (normal 0.58-1.59), T4 was 4.55 (normal 4.87-11.72) and TSH 3.32 (normal 0.35 -4.94). That is, T4 level is little less. Is there any treatment required? Doctor told me there is no problem. Is T4 deficiency affecting my body? […]