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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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Does taking Garlic Vitamins, or supplements, adversely affect the effectiveness of Birth Control. Specifically, some that have 10 micro of estrogen?

Does taking Garlic Vitamins, or supplements, adversely affect the effectiveness of Birth Control. Specifically, some that have 10 micro of estrogen?

Birth control: Vitamins and particularly garlic should have no real adverse effects with birth control pills. Antibiotics are the biggest cause for interference. ...Read more

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if I gain weight without exercise does estrogen will raise the same amount if I gain.it with exercise?

 if I gain weight without exercise does estrogen will raise the same amount  if I gain.it with exercise?

Don't understand que: The phrasing of ur question is confusing. R U asking, "Will estrogen raise the same amount of weight with exercise as it will without exercise?" The answer is no. When u exercise, consistently, u LOSE weight no matter what else u r doing. Estrogen does, indeed, increase body weight in *some* people (not everyone). In those whom weight increases while taking estrogen, exercise lowers the amt of gai ...Read more

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If I gain weight with exercise that will increase my estrogen level same amount as if I gain weight without exercise?

If I gain weight with exercise that will increase my estrogen level  same amount as if I gain weight without exercise?

No: If you gain weight with exercise, you are adding muscle. If you gain weight without exercise, you are adding fat. All steroid hormones are ultimately converted to estrogen in fat tissue and that can increase your estrogen level. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i get an increase of estrogen, will my pubic hsir grow thicker?

Can you tell me if i get an increase of estrogen, will my pubic hsir grow thicker?

Pubic hair: Testosterone is more likely the cause of increased pubic hair growth. Women who have fascial and nipple hair or more inclined to have more pubic hair. Women with dark hair also tend to have more. ...Read more

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I spotted on CD 11. Started using CB digital tests on CD9. I had neg until CD11- showed increase in estrogen. No LH surge ever detected.Thoughts?

I spotted on CD 11.  Started using CB digital tests on CD9.  I had neg until CD11- showed increase in estrogen.  No LH surge ever detected.Thoughts?

Fertility question?: It looks like you're already receiving treatment, I will strongly recommend that you direct your questions to the medical team working with you. If need be, request referral to another specialist. Conflicting information could be emotionally frustrating for those dealing with fertility issues. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Is there a way to increase estrogen levels?

Estrogen: besides medicine, use phytoestrogen & xenoestrogens, i.e., plant & animal food sources... ...Read more

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Does eating butter increase estrogen level ?

Does eating butter increase estrogen level
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No: But an increase in butter may mean an increase in total caloric intake and unhealthy weight gain. ...Read more

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What to do to increase my estrogen level fast?

What to do to increase my estrogen level fast?

Not recommended: There are different forms of estrogen that can be given orally, vaginally or injection that can increase estrogen level but those medications should only be given by physicians. ...Read more

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What can take or eat for increase estrogen level?

What can take or eat for increase estrogen level?

A good healthy: diet -- and, it you're overweight, less of it so you can lose weight and eliminate your insulin resistance. Avoid worthless "magic foods" and miracle supplements which don't work. ...Read more

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What could increased levels of estrogen do to me?

Need clarification: At age 39 your Estrogen levels will vary throughout the menstrual cycle. Because of this it is rarely tested at the results do not mean much or have many health implications. You will need to clarify with the doctor ordering the tests why it was done and what the results mean for you. ...Read more

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Will consuming soybean increase your estrogen level?

Will consuming soybean increase your estrogen level?

No, but: Soybean will not increase your estrogen levels. However, soy products and supplements may contain high levels of chemicals which act similarly in your body to estrogens. ...Read more

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How does one increase estrogen levels in their body?

Estrogen prescriptio: Pills, or creams, or patches or sprays see your gyn for an evaluation and blood work. ...Read more

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What to do to increase my estrogen levels naturally?

Weight loss: Diet, exercise and weight loss. You're at an age, however, where estrogen levels are probably beginning to decline naturally. That's the only natural there is. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

By consuming: Or ingesting estrogenic compounds or medicines, and by using medicines that stimulate estrogen production. None of these things are done routinely though, because other than menopause, ovarian failure, and hypothalamic amenorrhea there are no reasons a woman needs extra estrogen. ...Read more

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What kind of bags of chips don't raise estrogen levels??

Chips: I do not think any bag of chips will raise your estrogen levels!
What are your male hormone levels?

Please let me know how things go! ...Read more

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Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Yes: Adipose cells, even in men, produce the enzyme aromatase, which can convert testosterone to estradiol, the predominant estrogen. ...Read more

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How do you increase testosterome and lower estrogen in males?

How do you increase testosterome and lower estrogen in males?

Simple !: Measure hormone levels. Why are you asking? What problems do you have to suggest low testerone and high estrogen? Fatigue, low sex drive large breasts , small testicles? Are you diabetic, obese...?Do you drink alcohol, do you smoke?
Tell us more. Go to your doctor, be open and transparent. Do not be shy.
By the way, there are many forms of testerone drugs, if you really need it? ...Read more

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What foods should my wife avoid if she wants her estrogen to increase?

What foods should my wife avoid if she wants her estrogen to increase?

Eat more not less: If she is underweight, she can increase the conversion of adrenal hormones into Estrogens by gaining weight. The conversion takes place in fat. Otherwise, not much helps. Some people think that eating soy and soy products helps because soy contains compounds similar to estrogen. If she is having estrogen deficiency, bioidentical hormones can help a lot. ...Read more

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How can you tell as a woman if you have low estrogen levels and if so how can you increase them safely ?

Low estrogen: Your periods should help you decide if you have low estrogen or not. If you have periods regularly your estrogen should not be low.
For completeness please discuss this with your Gynecologist. ...Read more