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16 Possible Causes for Exertional Dyspnea, Increased Libido, Risk of Cancer Possibly Increased

  • Obesity

    Because dyspnea with exertion and lower extremity edema are often nonspecific signs of heart disease in obesity, 27–29 it may be difficult to clinically assess an obese individual[] […] and low sexual frequency increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in men with low testosterone Chen-Hsun Ho,Chia-Chang Wu,Kuan-Chou Chen,Fu-Shan Jaw,Hong-Jeng Yu,Shih-Ping[] How might obesity increase the risk of cancer? Several possible mechanisms have been suggested to explain how obesity might increase the risks of some cancers.[]

  • Hemochromatosis

    A woman in her 70s was admitted with progressive dyspnea on exertion.[] […] pigmentation of the skin, loss of sexual drive (libido), disease of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy), diabetes mellitus, or joint inflammation (arthritis).[] Studies have shown that excessive iron deposits in the liver due to hereditary hemochromatosis leads to cirrhosis, which can put an individual at increased risk for developing[]

  • Hypogonadism

    He said his symptoms resolved 3 months before this visit, but at that time, he noticed the onset of panic attacks, chest tightness, shortness of breath and dyspnea on exertion[] Benefits include: increased libido mood improvement increased bone mineral density overall improved quality of life However, there are a few risks associated with it.[] Other possible risks of testosterone treatment include: A high red blood cell count Acne Breast enlargement An increase in prostate size Sleep apnea—the occasional stopping[]

  • Goiter

    dyspnea when tracheal diameter is less than 8 mm with stridor or wheezing when the diameter is less than 5 mm Diagnosis Clinical examination Thyroid function tests: TSH,[] Gastro intestinal tract (GIT); loss of body weight despite having good or increased appetite, and increase bowel motions (diarrhea). 66.[] The patient should be asked about the duration and progression of thyroid enlargement, any prior irradiation of the head-and-neck region (which would increase the risk of[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    History and physical examination in nodular goiter A targeted history should be taken to determine whether there are any mechanical symptoms such as exertional dyspnea and[] In this Book, Bestselling Women's Medical Author and Researcher Teaches You How to Naturally: Feel More Alert and Clear the 'Brain Fog' Increase your Energy Levels Reignite[] There is an association between chronic thyroiditis and thyroid nodules, but whether this association is related to an increased risk of thyroid cancer is controversial. 7[]

  • Adenoma

    A 32-year-old woman with exertional dyspnea and cough presented with a carinal mass on chest CT scan.[] […] body hair growth Depression Loss of libido Menstrual changes Osteoporosis.[] Possible Links There are many other factors linked to an increased risk of developing colon cancer, though it's important to note that the jury is still out on them.[]

  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia

    dyspnea increased appetite increased frequency of bowel movements proximal muscle weakness irregular menses Signs of Graves' Disease tremors tachycardia flow murmurs warm[] […] appetite Hyperkinesia Sweating Heat intolerance Palpitations Tremor Irritability Oligomenorrhoea Infertility Psychosis, panic Lost libido Tall kids Grave's only eye signs[] In patients who are treated with radioactive iodine, the risk of death from thyroid cancer and possibly other cancers is slightly increased.[]

  • Non-Seminoma Testicular Cancer

    (on exertion), cough Palpable abdominal mass, back pain, weight loss Headache, nausea, vomiting, ataxia, change in vision Diagnosis Testicular ultrasound : to rule out gonadal[] […] mass, as well as sexual drive (libido).[] The studies that address this issue are mixed, but some research suggests that being tall slightly increases the risk of testicular cancer.[]

  • Acromegaly

    Symptoms may include difficulty breathing upon exertion (dyspnea) and/or irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias).[] This can cause menstrual abnormalities and breast discharge in women, and loss of libido and impotence in men.[] More serious problems may include accelerated cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus and possibly an increased risk of colon cancer.[]

  • Injury of the Thyroid Gland

    At follow-up, such patients may present with dyspnea or stridor with exertion.[] […] risk for heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure, diabetes, loss of libido, menstrual irregularities, premature menopause, obesity, loss of lean body mass, muscular weakness[] The lifetime risk of dying as a result of cancer for a 1-year-old who has a CT scan of the abdomen may be increased by about 0.1%.[]