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A 34-year-old female asked:
What causes very low estrogen levels in women aged 20-30 years old?
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General Practice 33 years experience
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Holistic Medicine 52 years experience
Pituitary/ovarian: As always, a thorough history and physical exam by a medical doctor is a must. The pituitary gland stimulates the ovaries to produce estrogen so there might be a problem with the pituitary gland (located in the brain) or the ovaries may not be producing adequate estrogen. Some common causes are eating disorders, excessive exercise and excessive stress.
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