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Synthroid (thyroxine) and estrogen interaction; does this cause weight gain?

Synthroid (thyroxine) and estrogen interaction; does this cause weight gain?

No: Being on estrogen may cause you to need more synthroid, (thyroxine) but if your thyroid level is normal, it makes no difference whether you are on estrogen or not. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


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Drug interactions of estrogen & testosterone if postmenopausal ?

Drug interactions of estrogen & testosterone if postmenopausal ?

Why testosterone?: Do you mean interactions between the two or between e and t and other drugs? First of all, it is not recommended that women take testosterone at all. Re: estrogen and other drugs- it can affect the levels of other drugs that circulate in the blood bound to proteins, like levothyroxine and warfarin. ...Read more

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Would estrogen be good for women in their 60's?

Would estrogen be good for women in their 60's?

Depends: If symptomatic with hot flashes, difficulty concentrating, vaginal dryness, etc., maybe. The whi panel has not yet concluded as to what age the risks of estrogen replacement therapy exceed the benefits and should be discontinued. The mid 60's is a non--empiric time to start weaning ert patients off estrogen until a research study proves otherwise. ...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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...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