Luteinizing hormone deficiency

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What is luteinizing hormone deficiency?

Luteinizing hormone (LH) is a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland. In women a rise in LH trigger ovulation; in men LH (also called interstitial cell-stimulating hormone) it stimulates production of testosterone. Hormone replacement therapy is gender specific.

Common symptoms reported by people with luteinizing hormone deficiency

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with luteinizing hormone deficiency

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Natural lithium)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with luteinizing hormone deficiency, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with luteinizing hormone deficiency

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Natural lithium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with luteinizing hormone deficiency, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has luteinizing hormone deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 0
40s 3
50s 1
60s 4
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from luteinizing hormone deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
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