BICD 134 11.01.11

BICD 134 11.01.11 - endometriosis the endometrium end up at...

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endometriosis - the endometrium end up at some other part of the body and responses to hormonal changes - depending on where the tissue is, serious causes can occur - the working woman’s disease (having children later, putting off pregnancy, and showing up with symptoms) - symptoms once a woman has been through pregnancy - endometrial tissue in gut, pain causes bleeding now in intestine, - a lot times, symptoms get ignored - 1)during embryogenesis, - cell may end up in wrong location in embryo - most commonly in nasal and intestinal lining - 2) endometrial cells may move to the lymphatic system, menopause - high levels of FSH will cause bad side effects - hormone replacement - naturally body has been producing alternating levels of estrogen and progesterone after puberty, - suddenly those hormones are not there, it take years for the body to adjust to not having those hormones - at some point, if you go off hormone replacement, readjustment needs to be done again, - hormone replacement had higher rates of breast cancer
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course BICD 134 taught by Professor Ghiara during the Fall '12 term at UCSD.

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BICD 134 11.01.11 - endometriosis the endometrium end up at...

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