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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

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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

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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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Should I take estrogen pills ?

Should I take estrogen pills
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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. ...Read more

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What brand of estrogen is best?

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

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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