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what does estrogen do in males?

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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Controls remodeling.: ...Of bone. Estrogen is the hormone responsible for measured bone self-repair in men as well as in women. Men get estrogen mainly from testosterone. These levels decline with age, but not as suddenly as at female menopause. However, with low levels of estrogen, men can develop osteoporosis due to excessive bone self-repair changes.
Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Protects bone.: Although estrogen levels are lower in men than in women estrogen is important in protecting against bone loss in men as in women.

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A 27-year-old member asked:

Do males have estrogen?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Yes: Men make estrogen as well as testosterone. But they make much more testosterone than estrogen, so the testosterone effects win out.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What is estrogen used for in males?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not used: In general, estrogen is not used in males.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How do you increase testosterome and lower estrogen in males?

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Dr. Helmy Guirgis
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
Simple !: Measure hormone levels. Why are you asking? What problems do you have to suggest low testerone and high estrogen? Fatigue, low sex drive large breasts , small testicles? Are you diabetic, obese...?Do you drink alcohol, do you smoke? Tell us more. Go to your doctor, be open and transparent. Do not be shy. By the way, there are many forms of testerone drugs, if you really need it?
A 35-year-old member asked:

Does drinking milk increase estrogen level in males?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
No: Being obese may be linked to multiple hormonal maladies. Milk, particularly in growing years for boys and girls, is healthy and nutricious, main source of calcium and vitamin d.
A 45-year-old member asked:

How does estrogen affect males?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It doesn't: Estrogen is overwhelmed by the effects of testosterone in males and has no impact whatsoever.

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