Hypercholesterolemia

What is Hypercholesterolemia? Hypercholesterolemia is not a disease, but a risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis. This term refers to high cholesterol in the blood. The prevalence of hypercholesterolemia in various countries: in Japan

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Hyperprolactinemia

What is Hyperprolactinemia? Hyperprolactinemia is an increase in the concentration of the hormone prolactin in the blood. Prolactin along with luteinizing (LH) and follicle-stimulating (FSH) hormones are produced in the endocrine gland of the pituitary

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Primary Hyperparathyroidism

What is Primary Hyperparathyroidism? Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disease of the parathyroid glands, manifested by excessive production of parathyroid hormone with the development of hypercalcemia syndrome. Causes of Primary Hyperparathyroidism In 85% of cases, the

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Hyperosmolar Coma

What is a Hyperosmolar Coma? Hyperosmolar coma is most often found in people over 50 with a mild or moderate diabetes mellitus, well compensated by a diet or sulfanyl-urea preparations. Hyperosmolar coma occurs 1:10 in

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Hypercalcemia

What is Hypercalcemia? Hypercalcemia – an increase in the concentration of calcium in the serum or plasma of more than 2.5 mmol / l. The most common causes of adult hypercalcemia are malignant neoplasms, mainly

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Hypervitaminosis E

What is Hypervitaminosis E? Hypervitaminosis E is a reaction to an overdose of vitamin E, manifested in various disorders and dysfunctions of the human body. Symptoms of Hypervitaminosis E In the treatment of α-tocopherol, hypervitaminosis

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