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A 20-year-old female asked:

What should be used to treat excess estrogen in a female? please suggest something safe. would progesterone cream help?if yes then which brand?

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Dr. Nicole Bullock
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No.: Progesterone cream won't help. Prescription or over the counter. Avoid all soy products! having excess estrogen is most common because of being over weight. Fat cells store estrogen. A lifestyle change of cutting out sugar and grains will help balance your hormones, may help you lose weight, decrease overall inflammation and help optimize your health! read www.Paleoforwomen.Com.
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Dr. Zoltan Saary
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
How do you know that: What makes you think that you have "excess estrogen" in your body? If indeed you do that can be caused by: estrogen secreting tumors in your ovaries missing ovulations! estrogen producing abnormalities elsewhere in your body!, etc.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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