Results for: Hypopituitarism

In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Is hypopituitarism a type of dwarfism?

If it results in a lowered production of growth hormone then yes, dwarfism can result.
In Uncategorized

How can hypopituitarism be prevented?

There is no known prevention of hypopituitarism, except for prevention of damage to the pituitary/hypothalamic area from injury.
In Symptoms

What are some symptoms of hypopituitarism?

Overall symptoms may include fatigue, sensitivity to cold, weakness, decreased appetite, weight loss and abdominal pain. Low blood pressure, headache and visual disturbances a ( Full Answer )
In Health

When are people with hypopituitarism done growing the doctor says I might be done growing My father is six two and my mother is five seven but my father had a growth spurt in college so is it true?

That is a tough question to answer. You will continue to grow as long as they hold off giving you sex steroids. The advantage of delaying it is you will gain height, which ( Full Answer )
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Does Hypopituitarism run in the family?

There are many known individuals that have been diagnosed with the issue of "Hypopituitarism." This condition is very likely to run in family circles.