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Estrogen Therapy For Menopause
Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
Dep.: Hormonal changes in susceptible women can affect moods. ...Read more
If higher estrogen dose is prescribed in addition to HRT therapy in peri/menopause will this help with breast tissue loss? A short time - wean off?
Confusing Q: Hrt is by definition estrogen. Are you suggesting that your doctor is going to increase the estrogen portion of your hrt? To my knowledge, i haven't heard of estrogen being used to help with breast tissue loss. Hrt should be used primarily to ameliorate the symptoms of menopause like insomnia, hot flashes, vaginal dryness. If breasts are your prime concern, how about implants? ...Read more
I am 49 years old and have 7-8 fibroids. To treat my menopause symptoms (hot flashes) my doctor wants to use estrogen treatment. Is it safe?
Is it common to have fibroadenoma after surgical menopause in therapy with estronens.Why?lack of estrogens? Thanks
Fibroadenoma: Fibroadenomas are a fairly common benign breast tumor in all women. They can increase is size in response to estrogen. This can be seen in pregnancy for example. They may shrink in size in menopause due to a lack of estrogen. They can occur in estrogen deficient states too. ...Read more
Some thoughts: You can discuss selective serotonin reuptake inhibiter & natural remedies with your dr. Black cohosh is an herb which may be beneficial for hot flashes, but which should be avoided if there is liver illness. The lignans in flaxseed and flaxseed oil may help night sweats/ to obtain the most benefit from flaxseed oil, it should be cold grinded. The plant Estrogens in ... ...Read more
I through menopause, however, my doc said my estrogen levels are -5.1 and i'm taking estrogen .75 estridaol. Said he didn't know i can't absorb estrog?
Estrogen & Menopause: Depends on the cream, but about 50% of women after menopause will grow a lining if stimulated by estradiol. Think of Estradiol as a fertilizer. Then we come in with the "lawnmower" which is progesterone, often in a 10-day burst every few months to remove the lining. ...Read more
No: Please try to ignore synthetic argument when it comes to medications. Everything is synthetic unless you pick it off tree or pull it off ground or kill animal. Even clover, soy & yam have to be synthesized into hormone product. Check out my discussion at http://alvinblin.Com/2013/04/new-drug-big-pharma-goes-bio-identical.Html. In meantime, Divigel is only plant-based estrogen made by bigpharma. ...Read more
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