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Are there alternative treatments for pituitary disorders?

If a non-cancerous tumor of the pituitary gland, the most common form of pituitary disorder, is not causing symptoms, then there may not be a need for immediate treatment. Simple observation is particularly an option for the elderly or people who have other serious medical conditions. In many cases, people can live a normal life even with a pituitary disorder.

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What are pituitary disorders?
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Pituitary disorders affect the pituitary, a small gland at the base of the skull that determines the...
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What does a pituitary disorder mean?
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A pituitary disorder means that the pituitary gland, which oversees the production of hormones in th...
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How long do pituitary disorders last?
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Pituitary disorders usually take the form of non-cancerous tumors of the pituitary gland and last un...
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Are pituitary disorders serious?
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