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What lifestyle changes should I make if I have a pituitary disorder?

A pituitary disorder can affect your lifestyle in a number of ways, depending on the types of hormones that are affected. You may experience fatigue, weakness, headaches, nausea, sexual dysfunction, or weight gain or loss due to a pituitary disorder. You should find out as much about your particular condition as possible in order to understand the effects that a pituitary condition may have on you.

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What are pituitary disorders?
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Should I be worried about pituitary disorders?
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How long do pituitary disorders last?
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