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Hormonal Imbalance

Hormones are chemicals that are produced by the endocrine glands of the body, and they regulate most of the bodily functions. Hormonal imbalance results when the hormone levels in the blood become too much or too little. The symptoms caused by such hormonal imbalance are unexplained weight gain, excessive sweating, sleep disturbances, skin rashes, dry skin, depression, headaches, etc.

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After my delivery, I am getting scared for everything. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old, and I have 1.6 months old baby. After my delivery, I am getting scared for everything. If something bad had happened to anyone, I am scared to talk with that people am thinking that it will happen to me also. If I love to buy any product while taking am thinking tha...  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please do not worry. After delivery, for any woman, it is common to have a hormonal imbalance which could cause anxiety and depression symptoms. More over, the trauma associated with the childbirth also could trigger anxiety and depression. But both of the anxiety an...  Read Full »

Why is my period irregular all of a sudden?

Query: Hi doctor, I have irregular periods suddenly. My periods were always regular. The bleeding happened only for two days, the first and last day of the previous month's periods. I had only spotting in the in-between days. And I did not get my periods for this month. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Navajith A. Mani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. As you are in childbearing age with history of missed menstrual period, the most common causes could be pregnancy if you were sexually active and had unprotected intercourse, secondly hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian dysfunction (hormonal...  Read Full »

What happens in the perimenopausal stage?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is a 49-year-old female. She feels tired and weary of getting more blood loss during periods, and there has been more pain in the last two days. This year, it is the third time of getting more frequent blood during the periods. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance, as your mother is in the perimenopausal stage. Get your pelvic ultrasound to see the endometrial thickness and get D and C (Dila...  Read Full »

What are the causes for mild bloody discharge between menstrual cycles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a bit concerned about some discharge I am having recently. I first had a bloody or mucus discharge five days after ovulation, and now after two days. I have very dull cramps in my right lower abdomen and once again the same discharge, twice this evening. I only sometimes have a b...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Firstly, I request you to adopt some other method of birth control as the natural method is not a very reliable method of birth control. Even the precum has a certain sperm quantity, which can lead to pre...  Read Full »

Is there a chance of pregnancy with negative urine pregnancy test?

Query: Hello doctor, I have not had a period for over a month and a half. I am sexually active, and my partner always uses the pull out method. I know that it is not the best method, and you can still get pregnant from it. I have taken four UPT, and they all came back negative. My doctor did not give me a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Tuli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If your tests came negative, most likely you are not pregnant, and it must be a hormonal disturbance. However, I would like to inform you that a pregnancy in which tests can be negative is known as a molar pregnancy. But it is an extremely rare condition and is an abn...  Read Full »

I talk to myself and overthink a lot. How can I get rid of this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old girl. I do have a habit of talking to myself about each and everything whenever I am free. I overthink a lot about any situation that what will happen if I do this, etc. It is very difficult for me to let go something, whether they are people or anything else. I th...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are various chemicals in our brain which make our thoughts affect our mood and regulate our behavior. Prism largely determined by our genetics and to some extent by the environment. Some hormones like thyroid also influence it. Here are a few pieces of advice f...  Read Full »

What is the cause of delayed periods?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old female. I weigh about 130 lbs, and my height is 5’6". My concern is about the late period. I have no pregnancy symptoms, and I am sexually active. But I use protection and have not taken a test yet.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. A delayed period can be due to stress, polycystic ovaries, being overweight, pregnancy, extensive workout, breastfeeding, etc. In your case, breastfeeding and workout, we can rule out. If you are under stress, pl...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have prolonged periods suddenly?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a regular cycle for years, but this month my period started a week early and has lasted longer (currently on day 16 of bleeding with no signs of stopping). I thought it was just because of stress, but I do not feel it should last this long. What should I do? I have been tak...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. As you do not have any history of a similar problem, I am concerned about your problem. From when are you taking iron pills? When did you start, and what is the dosage? Are you sexually active? Do you take any...  Read Full »

Will Hashimoto's thyroiditis cause irregular periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an issue with irregular periods. I am 18 years old and have had my period for five years. I am 5.5 feet tall and weigh 137 lbs. I have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and I am not sure if that affects my period though I take my medication regularly (25 mg Euthyrox). I have not experi...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are a teenager. Still, the reproductive system is under developing stage, so that periods can be irregular in teenagers. But thyroid issues can also be the cause of irregular periods. In patients having thyroid pathology, its fluctuating levels can affect periods...  Read Full »

Why am I not having periods for a year with constant hair growth under the chin?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 14 years old, and I am 5 feet tall. I do not have periods for a year now. I really have bad cramps all the time and I have constant hair growth under my chin. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Artur Holubka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have classic hyperandrogenism of women. In this condition, the synthesis and activity of androgen hormone increases in the body. Hyperandrogenism occurs in eight percent of adolescent girls and twenty three percent of women in their fertile period. The hyperandrogen...  Read Full »

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