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Doctor insights on: Are Side Effects Of Xenoestrogens Same As For Estrogens

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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What are the side effects of bioidentical hormones?

What are the side effects of bioidentical hormones?

Less than HRT. : Bioidentical hormones are hormones produced in a laboratory to be identical in chemical structure to what the body would produce. They have less side effects and are more effective than non-bioidentical hormones. However, if the dose is too high or too low, or the hormones are prescribed the wrong way, then the side effects can be the same as non-bioidentical hormones. ...Read more

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What are the effects for for each of these hormones estrogen, progesterone, gonadotropins?

What are the effects for for each of these hormones estrogen, progesterone, gonadotropins?

Varied.: Estrogen: feminization of sexual tissues, fertility, uterine contractions, vasodilatation, hepatic stimulation, lower seizure threshold, strengthening of bones, breast/endometrial/ovarian tumorigenesis. Progesterone: support pregnancy, implantation, keeps pregnant cervix closed, immunosuppressant, muscle relaxant, prothrombotic, prevents breast cancer. Gonadotrohins: menarche, stimulate ovaries. ...Read more

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Are there risks or side effects of using progesterone cream(wild yam)?

Are there risks or side effects of using progesterone cream(wild yam)?

These may be: Used for a variety of conditions, but the only one that has any shred of scientific backing is local estrogen supplementation in early menopause-- but even here the scientific evidence doesn't back up the claims. The risks include stimulation of estrogen sensitive malignancies. Also they should be avoided in pregnancy and breast feeding. In summary, probably a waste of money. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of estrogen?

What are the common side effects of estrogen?

Several: Any woman taking a medicine with estrogen can have nausea, vomiting, and headaches. A menopausal woman taking estrogen can be at higher risk for uterine and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of estroblend?

What are the side effects of estroblend?

Few: Estroblend is a supplement made of extracts from plants that may have what we call phytoestrogens (estrogen like compounds that are made by plants). Because it is a supplement, it is not regulated by any group so it is hard to say exactly what is in it. On the other hand, phytoestrogens are really well tolerated by most women and some women get great relief from them. It is a safe thing to try. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of estrace (estradiol)?

What are the side effects of estrace (estradiol)?

Same as all estrogen: The skin delivery diminishes systemic reactions, but doesn't eliminate them. The ad erase effects are the same as with any estrogen. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking progesterone?

What are the side effects of taking progesterone?

Side effects: Side effects of Progesterone are usually mild, such as fatigue, sleep disturbance, and delayed menses. More serious side effects are rare. ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects for letrozole?

What are some of the side effects for letrozole?

Letrozole: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a698004.html if any concern, please see and discuss with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of testosterone supplements?

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What are the side effects of testosterone supplements?

Don't waste your $: There are no such things as testosterone supplements, at least none that are fda approved w/peer-reviewed data. Worst, the manufacturers are not required to demonstrate safety (think contamination) or efficacy of their product while being allowed to make miraculous claims as long as they display the fda disclaimer. So what side effects are possible? Anything & everything. The sky's the limit! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of tamoxifen?

What are the side effects of tamoxifen?

Tons: The common ones are bone pain; constipation; coughing; hot flashes; muscle pain; nausea; tiredness; vaginal discharge; weight loss. Severe ones are even a more comprehensive list - allergic reactions, vaginal bleeding, chest pain, coughing up blood, dark urine, decreased libido and so .... On. ...Read more

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What are some possible side effects of aromasin (exemestane)?

What are some possible side effects of aromasin (exemestane)?

Joint pain and more: 30-40% of women have severe joint pain, and studies show that many stop taking the drug without telling their doctors! vaginal dryness, hot flashes, and fatigue are common troubling symptoms. Some women have fewer side effects with other aromatase inhibitors, so tell your doctor if you have symptoms bad enough that you consider stopping your medication. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of alfalfa supplements?

What are the side effects of alfalfa supplements?

Alfalfa: Increased skin sensitivity to the sun, increase symptoms of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, estrogen-like effects, & decrease blood sugar. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of menopausal hormone treatments?

What are the side effects of menopausal hormone treatments?

Many: If given in improper doses & not monitored, hormone therapy can lead to many different problems such as breast tenderness (most common), deep venous thrombosis, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, hair growth, adult cystic acne, thermal changes, and possibly increased cancer rates for estrogen dependent cancers depending upon the type of estrogen that is used. ...Read more