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A 44-year-old female asked:

My progesterone to estrogen ratio is 15:1. i am 44 had recent blood tests, 4 days before period. progesterone was 0.4, estradiol was 23. e dominant?

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Dr. Morton Levitt
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical 51 years experience
Female Hormones: Complex answer. . At your age it is not uncommon to experience high levels of estrogen - a so-called "estrogen dominant state." assuming you are not taking hrt drugs, and you are still ovulating normally, the increased estrogen levels may be due to the natural decline in Progesterone as you approach menopause, due to the natural decline in corpus luteum function or excess fat stores.
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