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Gaining weight for no reason and Hypertension-like symptoms
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Gaining weight for no reason and Hypertension-like symptoms

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Results: Causes of Gaining weight for no reason AND Hypertension-like symptoms

    1. Cushing's syndrome
     A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion....read more »
    2. Type IIa Hyperlipoproteinemia
     Familial Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare genetic condition characterized by high levels of low density lipoproteins in the blood. A deficiency of LDL receptors leads to an increased level of low density lipoproteins (LDLs) which in turn causes high cholest...read more »

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Results: Causes of Gaining weight for no reason OR Hypertension-like symptoms

    1. Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma....more »
    2. Addison's Disease
     A rare progressive hormonal disorder characterized by insufficient production of certain hormones called adrenal corticosteroids....more »
    3. Adrenal Cancer
     A malignant cancer that develops in the adrenal gland. The tumor may be nonfunctioning (does not produce hormones) or functioning in which case excessive levels of hormones can cause a variety of symptoms depending on which hormone is involved. Adrenal ho...more »
    4. Adrenal medulla neoplasm
     A tumor that develops in the part of the adrenal gland called the medulla which produces adrenalin and noradrenaline. The tumor is usually benign but can be malignant....more »
    5. Ascites
     Fluid accumulation in abdominal cavity...more »
    6. Chronic depression
     Chronic depression is a mental disorder characterized by an all-encompassing low mood accompanied by low self-esteem, and loss of interest or pleasure in normally enjoyable activities and this maybe present for months together....more »
    7. Constipation
     Difficult or dry bowel movements...more »
    8. Cushing's syndrome
     A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion....more »
    9. Hyperphagia
     A term used to describe excessive eating. It is often caused by damage to the part of the brain called the hypothalmos....more »
    10. Hyperthyroidism -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of hyperthyroidism during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by th...more »

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