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Is an estrogen total serum level of - 97 pg/ml - normal for a 18 year-old female?

Is an estrogen total serum level of - 97 pg/ml - normal for a 18 year-old female?

Depends: The normal levels are determined by the lab doing the test. They method they use effects the way the test results are reported. Even more important, the timing of the test relative to the menstrual cycle has a large impact on the amount of estrogen she is producing. ...Read more

Serum (Definition)

Serum is the component of blood that does not contain cells or clotting factors. It does contain electrolytes an ...Read more


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Doctors , what is synthetic estrogens?

Doctors , what  is  synthetic estrogens?

Artifi. female hormo: Females produce the Estrogens -the female sex hormones mainly in 2 oragans -2 ovaries and 2 adrenal glands.Males have them but in small quantities and produced from testes instead of ovaries and from both adrenal glands. These natural estrogens' equivalents are produced in pharma. Labs with similar properties - synthetic ones & used for treating conditions alone or combined progestrone, anoth.H. ...Read more

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Can foods rich in phytoestrogen inhibit those estrogens naturally produced by the body?

Can foods rich in phytoestrogen inhibit those estrogens naturally produced by the body?

Little or not at all: The majority of studies show that phytoestrogens have beneficial effects of women. For example, they have been shown to support the prevention of breast cancer in women who have consumed soy most of their life. ...Read more

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Is there a healthy, or at least not unhealthy, source of lecithin for stabilizing? I have a bad feeling about soy lecithin because of soy estrogens.

Is there a healthy, or at least not unhealthy, source of lecithin for stabilizing? I have a bad feeling about soy lecithin because of soy estrogens.

There is no known: medical benefit to taking lecithin in any form. What are you attempting to "stabilize". Lecithin won't do it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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What is the best and fastest replacement hormone and estrogens to take?

What is the best and fastest replacement hormone and estrogens to take?

Depends: There are no overall "best" or "fastest". People need a specific evaluation by their physician to determine if any hormone is actually needed, and if so, which of the thousands of hormones it is, and how much, and for how long, etc. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Causes of high estrogens and fsh?

Causes of high estrogens and fsh?

Several things: Estrogens are often elevated due to ovarian cysts or can be naturally elevated at midcyle. Fsh elevations are usually due to diminished ovarian reserve, meaning the eggs are becoming depleted, though fsh can also be elevated at midcycle. Tumors can cause these hormones to be elevated but that is very rare. ...Read more

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How can I increase female hormones/estrogens?

How can I increase female hormones/estrogens?

Do you need to?: Hi. Have you had your ovaries removed? Do you have premature menopause? Turner's syndrome? Etc? You have not told us why, at age 35, you NEED to increase your estrogens, or if they're even low! Without that info, it's difficult (and irresponsible) to make recommendations. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: conjugated estrogens?

Please describe the medication: conjugated estrogens?

A type of hormone: Conjugated Estrogens are a form of Estrogens that do occur naturally and be absorbed when taken in pill form. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

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