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33 Possible Causes for Exertional Dyspnea, Obesity, Testosterone Decreased or Increased

  • Obesity

    […] to be obese.[] 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[] Google Scholar 50 : Oral testosterone supplementation increases muscle and decreases fat mass in healthy elderly males with low-normal gonadal status.[]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    Overweight and obesity are also world problems. The World Health Organization estimates that 1 billion people around the world are now overweight or obese.[] If you’ve been spending hours on the treadmill without results, it’s because long-distance cardiovascular exercise can decrease testosterone and raise cortisol, the stress[] , Obesity, 25, 9, (1467-1467), (2017).[]

  • Hypogonadism

    Furthermore, obesity is a risk factor for hypogonadism and conversely hypogonadism may be a risk factor for obesity.[] 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[] Decreased strength Loss of lean body mass Decreased sex drive Infertility Long-standing low testosterone levels can decrease bone mineral density and increase the risk of[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Many patients with diabetes do not have typical exertional chest pain.[] CONTEXT: Obesity and diabetes are increasing in the United States. OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of obesity and diabetes among US adults in 2001.[] […] deficiency is also associated with type 2 diabetes.[48][49] Eating disorders may also interact with type 2 diabetes, with bulimia nervosa increasing the risk and anorexia[]

  • Acidosis

    Abstract Background A 51-year-old man with HIV infection on highly active antiretroviral therapy presented with abdominal pain and exertional dyspnea.[] Losing weight may help prevent respiratory acidosis due to obesity (obesity-hypoventilation syndrome).[] […] globulin, resulting in an overall decrease in circulating free testosterone.[]

  • Hypercholesterolemia

    […] on exertion, diaphoresis, and abdominal distension. 9 Cardiologist Dr.[] A growing number of children are presenting with elevated cholesterol because of the increased prevalence of obesity and diabetes mellitus.[] At this time, we suggested that the patient decrease his dose of DHEA, increase his dose of pregnenolone, and visit his doctor to obtain a prescription for micronized testosterone[]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    He presented with progressive severe dyspnea on exertion and lower extremity edema.[] Compared to SCC and GGP, higher triglyceride (TG) levels were observed in SCA patients, independent of hydroxyurea, hemolysis, gender, age, body mass index (BMI), abdominal obesity[] The low testosterone levels may manifest as decreased muscle mass and bone mineral density, increased fat mass, central obesity, insulin resistance, decreased libido and energy[]

  • Acromegaly

    Symptoms may include difficulty breathing upon exertion (dyspnea) and/or irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias).[] High AG/UAG ratios are linked with type 2 diabetes, obesity, and hyperphagia (e.g., in Prader-Willi syndrome).[] After therapy, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, fasting insulin level, and insulin AUC decreased despite an increase in IHL and abdominal and thigh adipose[]

  • Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome

    The occurrence of hypercortisolism, hypothyroidism, obesity, and complex cyanotic cardiac lesion in association with SLOS has not been described earlier.[] At the time of NIH evaluation, he noted one-flight dyspnea on exertion, and chronic neuropathic pain in his legs for which he took naproxen twice a day.[] However, serum testosterone did not increase after hCG administration (1.98 ng/ml).[]

  • Delayed Male Puberty

    Introduction The patient was admitted in because of fever & chills, progressive dyspnea on exertion followed by orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, cough and black sputum[] […] production in the obese boys could be suppressing the pubertal process for obese, but not overweight, boys."[] There has been some concern that taking testosterone might decrease final height, but short-term, low-dose testosterone doesn’t compromise height.[]

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