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Do strawberries have estrogen?

Do strawberries have estrogen?

Not significant: 100 grams of strawberries have about 50 micrograms of phytoestrogens. This is not really enough to be significant.

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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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Do males have estrogen?

Do males have estrogen?

Yes: Men make estrogen as well as testosterone. But they make much more testosterone than estrogen, so the testosterone effects win out.

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Are estrogen pills safe?

Are estrogen pills safe?

Depending: Depends on the type of estrogen. Most synthetic oc's are ok to use for short periods of time to plan or space pregnancy but then I suggest getting off of them long term. We are exposed to so many estrogen like chemicals and other hormones in our polluted environment that minimizing synthetic hormone exposure is best way to avoid increase in cancer risk in later life.

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Does budlight have estrogen?

Does budlight have estrogen?

Yes: Beer has estrogen if it contains hops, as most beers do. Hops are very estrogenic, and young girls picking hops have been reported to have early puberty. It is not surprising then that male breast enlargement and impotence are also associated with heavy beer consumption. A little research reveals to me that budlight does indeed contain hops, so the answer is an unequivocal yes.

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Does flax increase estrogen?

Not enough: To make any difference. In fact, taking it doesn't really make any difference except to spend money.

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How do you increase estrogen?

Diet: Phytoestrogens (plant estrogens) are present in many foods. However, one might ask why you want to increase your estrogen. If you are menopausal, you can try food supplements or actually take estrogen orally. Most birth control pills contain Estrogens but usually lower estrogen levels by also suppressing the ovaries. To answer your question better, I would have to know what your objective is.

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What causes estrogen to surge?

What causes estrogen to surge?

Estrogen: Estrogen levels go up and down during a monthly cycle. Go to Yahoo or something similar and look for images related to estrogen.

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Should I take estrogen pills?

Should I take estrogen pills?

Perimenopause: Check with your PCP or GYN, when was your last period? If this was over a year ago, then you are postmenopausal. If not, you are perhaps perimenopausal. If your symptoms are bothersome, and especially, since you are young, hormone therapy may be appropriate, however, there needs to be a baseline evaluation and discussion.

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What brand of estrogen is best?

What brand of estrogen is best?

Estrogen is estrogen: Physicians here on health tap have decided not to endorse any specific products.

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What foods have estrogen in it?

Phytoestrogen: Foods rich in phytoestrogen, a natural estrogen, include soy products (tofu, soy milk, etc), whole grains and legumes, lignin-rich foods like flaxseeds, millet and barley. Other foods have estrogenic effects, meaning that the body can "mistake" them for estrogen: fennel seed and cinnamon are examples. Women undergoing menopause may develop symptoms due to low estrogen, and these foods may help.

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What does estrogen do in males?

Protects bone.: Although estrogen levels are lower in men than in women estrogen is important in protecting against bone loss in men as in women.

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How does estrogen affect males?

How does estrogen affect males?

It doesn't: Estrogen is overwhelmed by the effects of testosterone in males and has no impact whatsoever.

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How to decrease estrogen levels?

How to decrease estrogen levels?

Don't: Estrogen levels should not be lowered. They are critical in a womans fertility, regular cyclicity and have many beneficial effects. If there is a specific condition that warrants suppression then there are many treatments, including lupron, (leuprolide) birth control pills and other methods. The question should be why do the estrogen levels need to be decreased?

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What's a good source of estrogen?

Source: Your body is the best source of estrogen. At your age it would be wise to see a gynecologist and have that doctor guide you the changes in estrogen as you get older.

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Are estrogen tablets safe to take?

Are estrogen tablets safe to take?

Depends: That is a very difficult question to answer because more information would be needed. It depends on why you are taking the estrogen, your age, other medical conditions, family risks, other medications, etc. You should discuss the risks and benefits with your provider before making that decision. Estrogen can be safe for many people, but not all.

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What are good sources of estrogen?

Your body: Will normally produce the correct amount of estrogen for you. If you need extra, you doctor can prescribe it.