Tag Archives: Levels

Could Mom’s Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids?

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Low levels of thyroid hormone during pregnancy may contribute to the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the child, new research suggests. The study found that children born to mothers with low thyroid hormone levels during the first trimester of pregnancy had… Read More »

Glcose levels on a keto genic diet

Medically reviewed by Natalie Butler, R. On the right-hand side of the chart, we have a high energy state where both glucose and ketones are elevated. Written by Elizabeth Blasi. What to know about ketosis. Ketoacidosis occurs when the body produces dangerously high levels of ketones, and it is often a complication of type 1… Read More »

Perimenopausal Depression in Women with More Variable Levels of Estradiol and Lower Progesterone Levels

Women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms during the menopause transition.  It has long been suspected that falling estrogen levels play a role in triggering the onset of depression; however, if all women experience declining levels of estrogen and progesterone during this transition, why is it that only some women suffer from depression in… Read More »

High levels of unmet PrEP needs among transgender women in Brazil

Qualitative data from focus groups carried out with trans women in Brazil provides more context to the quantitative data presented above. Six focus groups were conducted with 36 trans women in 2015 in Rio de Janeiro. Three groups were held with 21 HIV-negative trans women and three with 15 HIV-positive trans women. Health professionals, including… Read More »