Pituitary gland

What is Pituitary gland?

Pituitary gland is a small endocrine gland located in the brain which is responsible for secreting Follicle stimulating harmone,Thyroid stimulating harmone,Growth harmone ,Prolactin ,LH etc .

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What is a empty cella and what are the implications?

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Empty Sella Syndrome

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Hello and welcome,

Empty Sella is when, on an MRI or CT, a part of the brain called the Sella Turcica...

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I got my thyroid test results back and they are confusing. MyTSH is .48 uIU/mL; t4 is .72 ng/dL; and t3 is 1.9 pg/mL. I am a 45 year old female and...

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please provide a bit more details.

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Hello dear,
I have gone through your question.
I can understand your concern.


The...

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How can adrenal/cortisol deficiency cause shortness of breath?
How frequently/rapidly does cortisol fluctuate throughout the day?

Could a cortisol...

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Adrenal insufficiency

Detailed Answer:
1 It can lead to very low blood pressure and cause shortness of breath. There are other ways...

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