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  • Hirsutism: An Embarrassing Condition

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    normal hair growth differs between people, families, and races. It is somewhat extensive in the Mediterranean and some Asian subcontinent populations. Too much facial or body hair growth in a woman is known as hirsutism. There is no absolute margin between the normal hair growth and hirsutism. Usually, sex hormones affect the hair growth in the moustache, beard, breast, chest, armpit, the midline of the abdomen, genital area, and the thighs. A type of soft hair (vellus hair), which is normally present

  • What Are Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ( Pcos ) Is The Most Common Endocrine Disorder?

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    Abstract Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder diagnosed in women of reproductive age. The disease manifests itself with varying symptoms and has long term consequences of heart disease, diabetes, and infertility. PCOS has no clear etiology or pathophysiology, and as new information is being contributed, the mechanism and components of the disease is being updated. Presented here are the most understood and accepted components of PCOS, and its pathology as a reproductive

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Research Paper

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    Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Women, ever wonder what all you inherited from your parents? One condition that women can inherit is polycystic ovarian syndrome. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a complex genetic condition common among women, especially those in reproductive ages. Polycystic ovary syndrome is defined as ovarian dysfunction with polycystic ovaries (Goodarzi et al., 2011). I was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) at the age of twelve. It was hard for me to understand at that

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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    too much insulin, which can cause things like upper body obesity and skin tags. Depression or mood swings. Breathing problems while sleeping. Polycystic ovary syndrome treatment focuses on management of woman’s main concerns such as infertility, hirsutism, acne or obesity. Most treatments are medicines prescribed by a woman’s doctor. To regulate a menstrual cycle, a doctor may recommend combination birth control pills, pills that contain both estrogen and progestin. These birth control pills decrease

  • Sample Resume : ' Daily Soap ' Essay

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    limbs, Hirsutism evident over abdomen, slightly pendulous abdomen Diagnostic testing: ACTH baseline: 75.2 pg/mL Insulin: 11.60 µUI/mL Problem List: 1. Mild tachycardia (48 bpm) 2. Mild tachypnea (20 breaths/minute) 3. Hirsutism 4. Pendulous abdomen with appropriate BCS (4/9) 5. Elevated ACTH (75.2 pg/mL; reference 9-35) Main Problem: Hirsutism Subjective: Stressed, no changes in eating or drinking habits, no changes in urination Objective: 17 year old pony, BCS 4/9, hirsutism, pendulous

  • The Role Of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome ( Pcos )

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    EPIDEMIOLOGY Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder that affects 4% to 12% of women of childbearing age.1 The proportion of individuals in a population with PCOS depends on the diagnostic criteria.2 According to the criteria implemented by the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology/American Society for Reproductive Medicine, PCOS is as great as 15% to 20%.2 As stated in The National Institute of Health Office of Disease Prevention Report, PCOS impacts about

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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    Imagine a syndrome that can cause you, or a woman you know, to be infertile, depressed, anxious, obese, or hirsute, along with many others. Polycystic ovary syndrome can cause all of these issues in a woman who is affected by the condition. If it is not treated properly or on time, it could lead to other serious medical issues that could even be life threatening. Polycystic ovary syndrome, otherwise known as PCOS, is not a commonly known syndrome and many women affected by it are not diagnosed or

  • Medical Causes of Obesity Essay

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    Close your eyes and picture this, you are outside of a favorite cafe looking for a table. You are just about to sit on the patio to enjoy a steaming hot cup of coffee, when you look to over and see the most disgusting sight ever. He looks absolutely mountainous; there are rolls upon rolls suffocating his body. Food is flying everywhere, lettuce is being launched through the air, and there are pieces of meat all over the table and floor. You are astounded to see that he is trying to snag his third

  • Hirsutism: Would You React Differently Or Normal?

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    uni-brow. How would you react, would you react differently than normal? Would you just say never mind the situation and just walk away? Well maybe if you knew what she had you would not care about the way she looks. If only you knew she has hirsutism. Hirsutism

  • Drospirenone: A Case Study

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    The standard dosage of drospirenone-ethinyl-estradiol has a range of 0.02-0.03 mg of ethyinyl-estradiol and the dosage of drospirenone is consistent at 3 mg (Blode, Kowal, Roth, & Reif, 2012). For this patient, I would prescribe 0.03 mg ethinyl-estradiol/3 mg drospirenone. Drospirenone is considered a fourth generation oral contraceptive (Karakose, Cakal, Ertan, & Delibasi, 2013). Unlike previous generations, it contains an anti-mineralocorticoid effect (Karakose et al., 2013). Drospirenone