Skiing during pregnancy

Actually, it's probably not a good idea, especially in your last trimester. As you get further along in your pregnancy, your sense of balance decreases and your weight distribution changes. So things that require good balance — like skiing and diving — will be more difficult as you head into the third trimester. You don't want to trip and fall because that could be dangerous to the baby and to you. It's true the baby is very well protected in the uterus — it usually takes a car accident or major trauma to h...

What are the causes of a growth hormone deficiency?

The primary causes of adult onset GH deficiency are surgery, accident trauma, disease of the hypothalamus or intra cranial radiation therapy. GH deficient patients are usually segregated into two distinct groups. The first group comprises patients who were GH deficient as children, and continue to experience a GH deficiency, and the second group is adult onset GH deficiency.