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Hormones are chemical messengers that give instructions to cells throughout your body—and are infamous for the havoc they cause in teenagers.

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Hot flashes are often caused by perimenopause and menopause, but medication or a condition like hyperthyroidism may be to blame. Treatment may involve lifestyle changes and medication like hormone replacement therapy

Low estrogen is most commonly caused by menopause, which can trigger many symptoms such as hot flashes and mood changes. Hormone replacement therapy and other medications can help you find relief.

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Cushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism) is a condition that causes unusually high levels of the cortisol hormone in the body. It’s usually caused by taking long-term steroid medications. The signs can be subtle—but left untreated, it can cause high blood pressure and diabetes.

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