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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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Estrogen therapy in turner syndrome: does the type, dose and mode of delivery matter?

Estrogen therapy in turner syndrome: does the type, dose and mode of delivery matter?

Turners syndrome: Estrogen therapy can be supra physiological like in oral contraceptives or physiological like after menopause you should have estrogen which is in physiological doses to be cycled with Progesterone to help develop normal somatic features and bmd also may need growth hormone esp to early life and get good height. ...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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I have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Should i start taking estrogen? I get hair in weird places, like on my chin and neck

I have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Should i start taking estrogen? I get hair in weird places, like on my chin and neck

No: With pcos the estrogen level is chronically elevated and additional estrogen will not help. Ocp's (which do contain estrogen) however would likely help by suppression of the ovaries. The hair changes you notice are probaly due to increased testosterone levels seen with pcos and would probably improve with ocp's as well. ...Read more

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I want to know if it is good to apply progesterone gel. This is for premenstrual syndrome, abdominal fat and estrogen dominance.

I want to know if it is good to apply progesterone gel. This is for premenstrual syndrome, abdominal fat and estrogen dominance.

Gynecologist: This question is best answered by your gynecologist. Progesterone, if not really indicated medically, can have harmful effects on blood pressure for one thing. On the other hand, if your gynecologist prescribes it I would be more reassured. ...Read more

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Sheehan syndrome or hypopituitarism. Does this sound like it... Low t3, (liothyronine) low-norm TSH, low-norm estrogen, low-norm acth, insulin sensitive, hypokalemia?

Sheehan syndrome or hypopituitarism. Does this sound like it... Low t3, (liothyronine) low-norm TSH, low-norm estrogen, low-norm acth, insulin sensitive, hypokalemia?

No: Since you have not listed your periods having stopped, the chances of this being Simmond's / Sheehan's are slim-to-none. What I'd like you to do is form a relationship with a patient, understanding physician who's good at endocrinology, and can help you manage the big picture -- while solving whatever physical problems may exist, find ways of turning bad stress into eu-stress in your life. ...Read more

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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