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Doctor insights on: Estrogen Benefits For Men

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What are some benefits and risks of estrogen blockers for men?

What are some benefits and risks of estrogen blockers for men?

There are: No benefits. The only men who take them are "body builders" who put their faith in pharmacology instead of their genetics and work ethic, and then suffer the consequences for their poor decision making. Besides, you'd have to get them illegally on the black market, could get a very toxic drug instead, and could be liable for a felony conviction. Does that make sense? ...Read more

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What happens when men take estrogen?

What happens when men take estrogen?

At times: There are certain conditions that make estrogen actually a good thing to use for men. However, estrogen will undo/block testosterone activity in male cells/ tissues. Breast enlarge, testicles shrink, penis thins, and even mood changes. ...Read more

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How to lower estrogen level for men?

Antioestrogen: I estrogen lowering compounds are not presently approved in genetic males however can be used under supervision of a physican who understands your medical history tamoxifen is a compound which blocks action at cell level compounds like anastrazole can stop from making oestrogens. ...Read more

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How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

Work up: Hi. Why is the man's estrogen high? This needs to be evaluated. It could be something serious (although not necessarily). Good luck! ...Read more

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What is normal estrogen level for men. I m 23 yrs old?

What is normal estrogen level for men. I m 23 yrs old?

Under 30: Should be under 30- optimally. But should not be too low like shouldn't be in teens ...Read more

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Is it true that men with high estrogen levels are actually heavier?

Is it true that men with high estrogen levels are actually heavier?

They can be: Estrogen can cause weight gain and excess fat can convert some testosterone into estrogen. So, it works both ways. Men that are heavy due to muscle building and not fat may actually have lower estrogen levels due to loss of body fat. ...Read more

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In what circumstances that mens's testeterone will convert to estrogen?

In what circumstances that mens's testeterone will convert to estrogen?

Conversion: As men gain weight - mainly fat - the testosterone level is markedly decreased with an increase in estrogen. Once testosterone replacement is begun -least expensive with injections compared to creams etc. - your energy should increase and you fat decrease. The estrogen will also decrease.
After 6 months you would probably need a smaller pair of trousers with 4-6 inches decrease in your waist size. ...Read more

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Why do men who have klnefelters syndrome taller? They have more estrogen so should they not be shorter?

Why do men who have klnefelters syndrome taller? They have more estrogen so should they not be shorter?

Klinefelters: Man with klinefelters syndrome have low testosterone levels which also leads to low estrogen level. Since estrogen plays a role in causing the grow plates in boys to fuse the low levels in people with klinefelters could lead to taller stature. ...Read more

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Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Avoid Estr if man: Why take it. It can feminize you, decrease sperm, cause breast enlargement and reduce immunity. ...Read more

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What can men do to block estrogen in chest?

What can men do to block estrogen in chest?

See your doctor: If you have gynecomastia or breast tissue forming it is possible to be treated. If there short-term can be treated with meds, if longer >1yr, may require surgery. But hormonal eval should also be done. ...Read more

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Is it bad for men to eat alfalfa food or powders because of estrogen in it?

Is it bad for men to eat alfalfa food or powders because of estrogen in it?

Forgive my frankness: You will be told at various times by "environmentally conscious persons" that estrogens in the diet and the environment are ruining humankind and other living things, and that "phytoestrogens" are also extremely good for you. After 30 years, I'm totally unimpressed, and most of the claims have fizzled scientifically. Others here may disagree, but I say eat what you wish. ...Read more

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What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

Not gender issues: High estrogen in men doesn't cause gender issues, but can increase risk of cardiovascular disease including stroke, heart attack, and peripheral vascular disease. Also it can cause gynecomastia, erectile dysfunction, and infertility. Gender identity does not rely on hormone levels alone. ...Read more

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Can weight gain in men increase estrogen levels?

Can weight gain in men increase estrogen levels?

NO: It just makes testosterone levels in the bloodstream a bit lower due to fatty tissue excess deposition, particularly in the abdominal area. ...Read more

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Do men who drink a lot have higher estrogen levels?

Do men who drink a lot have higher estrogen levels?

Yes: Heavy alcohol abuse leads to liver dysfunction which leads to elevated levels of estrogen. Additionally alcohol abuse tends to cause increase in body fat and aromatase that converts male hormones into estrogen. The upshot is end-stage liver patients often get spider angiomatas on their skin, enlarged breasts, and muscle atrophy. ...Read more

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Does hypercholesterolemia appear earlier in women than men? Is estrogen related in anyway? Does menopause also have to do with this?

Does hypercholesterolemia appear earlier in women than men? Is estrogen related in anyway? Does menopause also have to do with this?

It can occur: In either sex, but is more common in men and increases in women after menopause. Much higher in obese women. Estrogen is mildly protective prior to menopause due thought due to higher HDL levels in women. ...Read more

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How is high estrogen/low testosterone in men treated.

Need more info...: Without further info on the detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of your related symptoms/concerns + physical exam + testing as need, it is hard to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. However, to do these correctly could not be that hard by following suggestions in articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html & http://www. Formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. ...Read more

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Can whey protein increase estrogen in men?

Can whey protein increase estrogen in men?

No: That's commonly on the internet, but doesn't happen in real life. ...Read more

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Could soy raise estrogen and lower testosterone in men?

Partly: Common question and concern. I do not know of any reliable research showing soy increases estrogen levels in men. There are case reports of soy isoflavones lowering free testosterone though. Personally, I avoid soy (including lecithin) as much as possible. ...Read more

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Testesterone=317.49, estrogen= 38.57, LH=3.44, FSH=1.98. is it normal for 23 yrs old? For men

Testesterone=317.49, estrogen= 38.57, LH=3.44, FSH=1.98. is it normal for 23 yrs old? For men

Testosterone: Testosterone is higher in AM than PM. 317 in the afternoon is probably normal. In the AM, a value of 317 is borderline. Low T can be from obesity, many medications, elevated prolactin, etc. See your doctor, but do not jump into testosterone treatment without a thorough workup. There are many side effects from testosterone overtreatment. ...Read more

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Does excess belly fat cause high estrogen in men or does high estrogen cause the excess belly fat?

Obesity: It is obesity increases estrogen in men. But, then a vicious cycle occurs. So both answers can be right. But, usually first comes obesity and second comes increased estrogen levels. ...Read more

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Can a man take an estrogen blocker to increase slightly low t levels, or is testosterone the only true way to raise levels? Do some men take only that?

Can a man take an estrogen blocker to increase slightly low t levels, or is testosterone the only true way to raise levels? Do some men take only that?

Yes, no, yes: There are many ways to increase testosterone if it's proven necessary. It's our job to understand your specific needs and thus develop a regimen that works for you. Testosterone supplementation can render you infertile so if you want more kids, I wouldn't recommend it. In someone w/higher estrogens, an aromatase inhibitor is a consideration but only after you review risk vs benefit w/your provider. ...Read more

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Is ingesting lots of soy products bad for men by increasing prostate cancer and estrogen?

Is ingesting lots of soy products bad for men by increasing prostate cancer and estrogen?

Estrogen: Interesting question; estrogen has been used to treat prostate cancer but due to cardio side effects is not used routinely any longer; the data on soy is very debatable. ...Read more

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I have heard from a lot of bodybuilders that soybeans are actually having estrogen which is considered a female hormone, is it true? Is it good for mens?

I have heard from a lot of bodybuilders that soybeans are actually having estrogen which is considered a female hormone, is it true? Is it good for mens?

Not true: You can manufacture hormones from soy -- almost all the testosterone sold in the United States is made from soy. Remember, bodybuilders are not experts in medicine and science - that's what doctor's do. Don't get your health information from friends, tv or the internet. Soy intake isn't a female hormone. ...Read more

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Is cellulite in men a sign of low testosterone and/or high estrogen?

Is cellulite in men a sign of low testosterone and/or high estrogen?

Here are some. ..: Over the past 4-5 decades, I have never read or heard articles or discussions on the tale or concern of connecting cellulite with low-T &/or high-estrogen. But, I've been impressed with hereditary trend to cellulite. Nowadays, more young men have low-T than used to be due to increasing incidence of metabolic syndromes, obesity, drug overuse/abuse, stress, poor lifestyle, etc. So, test T if needed. ...Read more

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