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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can a woman be going through menopause with a estrogen level of 40 and normal fsh levels? i'm a 300 lb woman, haven't had a period in almost 2 years. i heard estrogen levels are higher in obese women. i had a mental break down when my period stopped?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
You are correct. Obese post-menopausal women have higher estrogen levels than normal weight women. Visit this site for information: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2888623/#:~:text=Obese%20premenopausal%20women%20had%20significantly,compared%20to%20non%2Dobese%20women.
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