Persistent Androgen Deprivation Syndrome

Chandler Marrs, PhD Examines Lupron Side Effects From the Perspective of Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Chandler Marrs, PhD Examines Lupron Side Effects From the Perspective of Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Lupron and other GnRHa (Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone agonist) drugs are strongly suspected of causing life-altering, even debilitating, persistent side effects. GnRHa drugs act as a form of chemical castration by abolishing the initial chemical signal that ultimately leads to the production of testosterone and estrogen, decreasing their concentrations in the body many-fold. Appropriate levels of... »

Androgen deficiency

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension linked to androgen deficiency

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri, has been noted with a number of lastingsides.org patients. IIH can cause blurred vision, headaches, including migraines, and vertigo. These symptoms correlate with patients from all groups. Tinnitus, which is also common in all groups, is a major manifestation of intracranial hypertension. IIH may also cause nausea/vomi... »