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Should I be worried about pituitary disorders?

Pituitary disorders are not common. They generally affect older adults and take the form of a tumor of the pituitary gland. Pituitary disorders have a wide range of symptoms that depend on the type of hormone affected. These symptoms are not easily ignored, though, and a doctor should be consulted if they appear.

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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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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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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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How do pituitary disorders affect women differently than men?
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Pituitary disorders can have a major effect on a woman's menstrual cycle. When the pituitary causes ...
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