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Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his libido?

Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his libido?

YES: Increased estrogen in men can be caused by increased adipose (fat tissue) and testosterone replacement therapy, although not exclusively. Both men and women produce estrogen, but in much different amounts. Elevated estrogen in men can reduce libido and cause other unwanted health related problems. Weight loss can help reduce estrogen levels. If on testosterone, dosage adjustment may be needed. ...Read more

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Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


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Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Evolution evidence: There is presumptive evidence that "high" estrogen increases female libido. This is thought to occur during the few days preceding ovulation in order to increase the evolutionary likelihood of mating taking place around the most fertile time of the month. ...Read more

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I have low normal testosterone but high estrogen. If i lowered estrogen, might it help with no libido and ed?

Men and Estrogen: This is a common problem, especially if one is overweight. Those darn fat cells make too much estrogen. So, if the fat is diminished the estrogen is diminished and one's natural testosterone production can indeed increase. So, yes to your question. ...Read more

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Does soy or tofu effect a mens libido, cause erectile dysfunction and increase estrogen levels?

Does soy or tofu effect a mens libido, cause erectile dysfunction and increase estrogen levels?

Correlation at best: Men's sexual functioning (incl. Libido, erectile function) is based a host of influences (e.g., blood flow, hormones, physical shape, attraction, emotional intimacy). Soy intake, according to recent literature reviews (see messina 2010 in fertility and sterility), has little effect on male human hormones. Reach out today! see your doctor, share your concerns & ask about testosterone testing. ...Read more

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Does extra estrogen increase sex drive or libido?

Does extra estrogen increase sex drive or libido?

Usually testosterone: Libido is driven, in both and men and women, by testosterone. Estrogen, by promoting vaginal health, especially in post-menopausal women, may make them more receptive to sex. ...Read more

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Estrogen, progesterone or both are recommended for menopausal women who suffer from dryness and luck of libido?

Hormones: Yes generally speaking if you still have your uterus, you must have estrogen and Progesterone if treating symptoms of menopause. Only individuals with a hysterectomy can take unopposed estrogen therapy. ...Read more

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28 y/o quit bcp after 5 years due to no libido. Now estrogen is Low normal range and amenorrhea for 4 months. Dr suggests progesterone/estrogen. safe?

28 y/o quit bcp after 5 years due to no libido. Now estrogen is Low normal range and amenorrhea for 4 months. Dr suggests progesterone/estrogen. safe?

HRT is safe when: monitored by your doc. I much prefer bioidentical hormone therapy. You work w/a compounding pharmacy with this. See a book by Suzanne Somers called "Ageless." Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does the amount of estrogen in birth control pills have an effect on libido?

Does the amount of estrogen in birth control pills have an effect on libido?

Yes: medications in general can have an affect on libido. particularly ones related to hormone levels. ...Read more

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Vaginal dryness and luck of libido are my problems. Should I use estrogen pessary for dryness or progesterone bioidentical cream for libido or both ?

Vaginal dryness and luck of libido are my problems. Should I use estrogen pessary for dryness or progesterone bioidentical cream for libido or both ?

Hormones help: Given your symptoms, i agree that a combination of an estrogen and progestogen would probably help. Ideally, the lowest effective dose should be used. There's still no valid literature stating that "bioidentical" hormones have any advantage over standard preparations. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more