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Can The Phytoestrogen In Soy Milk Be Enough To Affect My Hormone Balance
Yes: Phytoestrogens have very weak estrogenic activity. Some women are very sensitive to tiny changes in estrogens/testosterone balance (yes, both sexes have all the 'sex' hormones just different proportions)this being said, just a physician, or tv ad, or internet can have profound effects on what one thinks: 'oh, i definitely have that'. I find 99+ time, it's all in the mind. There, i said it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
How much estrogen is there in regular cow's milk compared with the phytoestrogens in whole soy milk?
Good Question: It depends on type of both " milks". Look at what you have and go to google for an answer. ...Read more
Can phytoestrogens cause changes in menstrual cycles? I swapped milk for soy milk for a month & had spotting. It stopped when I stopped drinking soy.
Can soy cause spotting? I recently started having a little soy milk every day. But now I've been spotting more. Is it messing with my hormones?
If I am on mirena, (levonorgestrel) can I drink soy milk daily? Will it help with hormonal acne, or is there something else i can take?
Am I eating too much phytoestrogens I have beans, nuts and avocados which I've heard are high in phytoestrogens. I don't eat soy but drink almond milk?
What happens if my baby boy can't do dairy, but soy milk should be avoided.. what should I give him?
Options: If You cannot breast feed, your son cannot use regular or soy based formulas there are what are called elemental formulas. Do not go to one of these formulas without talking to your pediatrician. I find that it is a rare infant that truly needs them and they are very expensive. ( at least in my area) ...Read more
My 14 month old is lactose intolerant & can't handle regular milk. Is it okay for him to be on soy milk?
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