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Is there any type of food that naturally increases the estrogen level?

Is there any type of food that naturally increases the estrogen level?

Soy products: Are known for their phytoestrogen affects. Natural soy like edamame is best. Many soy products are now made from genetically modified soy so read labels and do your best to stick to whole foods like edamame. ...Read more

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Is eating food that contains traces of soy dangerous if you are female? Can it increase your breast cancer risk eating traces of soy?

Is eating food that contains traces of soy dangerous if you are female? Can it increase your breast cancer risk eating traces of soy?

No: The jury is not out on this one yet. Some studies have suggested cause and effect and others have shown in a rat model that exposure may cause increase time to tumor, but decrease incidence. Traces of soy should not cause significant risk would be my conclusion. ...Read more

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Is it true that estrogen increases the risk of breast cancer?

Is it true that estrogen increases the risk of breast cancer?

HRT-yes: The use of hormone replacement therapy (hrt) for menopause has been shown to increase the risk for breast cancer when used longer than 5 years. Oral contraceptives do not have any relation nor increase in risk of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Milk and dairy products increase igf-1 levels that is shown in research papers to increase the sebum production as well. Is that so ?

Milk and dairy products increase igf-1 levels that is shown in research papers to increase the sebum production as well. Is that so ?

Haven't heard of it: When reading such research papers, one should ask questions such as: which milk products (there are thousands or more), who were the test subjects, who were the control subjects (did not receive the test products), how many people were tested (the more the better), how much were the igf-1 levels affected, etc... Sometimes research papers have trustworthy results; othertimes not at all. ...Read more

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Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Ovulation: Testosterone levels are highest in females during ovulation, which usually is converted to estrogen ands progesterone. But this higher testosterone level causes an increase in libido. ...Read more

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What foods rich in estrogen that helps to increase breast size?

What foods rich in estrogen that helps to increase breast size?

Don't waste your $: And time. There is no good non-surgical way to increase breast size. See a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery to evaluate the realistic options for your particular case. ...Read more

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Is it that more amount of HGH and estrogen trigger a growth hormone? Can we increase height by increasing the above two hormones?

Is it that more amount of HGH and estrogen trigger a growth hormone?  Can we increase height by increasing the above two hormones?

No: The greatest factor involved in your ultimate adult height is genetic factors (height of your mother and father). Unless you have growth hormone deficiency and/or estrogen deficiency, taking these hormones will not signifiantly change your ultimate height. Of course, at age 24, your growth plates are fused and there is no possible way to increase your height no matter what you take. ...Read more

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Is it true that intake of sour food causes decrease in brain cells and intelligence?

Is it true that intake of sour food causes decrease in brain cells and intelligence?

Of course not: Life's difficult enough without being troubled by this kind of stuff. People either make it up or find their authority in books from the prescientific era. ...Read more

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Theirs adverisings that claim that their pill increase breast size is that true can some pills increase breast size ?

Theirs adverisings that claim that their pill increase breast size is that true can some pills increase breast size ?

If it sounds to ....: If it sounds to good to be true it probably isn't. I can think of some hormonal products in birth control pills that cause temporary changes in the breast, but nothing that could give you something your genetics hasn't pre-ordained. Some plant material may also have transient hormone like effect. Best save your money, follow a healthy lifestyle & invest in learning. Benefit in the long term = btr. ...Read more

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Is it true that soy like tofu is high in estrogen? If yes, estrogen makes breasts bigger?Does a lot of consumption of tofu will increase breast size?

Is it true that soy like tofu is high in estrogen? If yes, estrogen makes breasts bigger?Does a lot of consumption of tofu will increase breast size?

Probably a myth: This has been debated for both men and women. However the phytoestrogens identified in soy do not appear to demonstrate any significant clinical effects. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat foods like soy that increase estrogen in women?

Irregular menses: Estrogen has a proliferative affect on the endometrial lining. Of course, if this is being done to mitigate menopausal symptoms, one can expect such symptoms to improve. ...Read more

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Which type of food decreases leptin?

Which type of food decreases leptin?

Supplement glutamine: Instead of focusing on leptin diet if you take l-glutamine supplements 1000mg at night and any time you have cravings you can turn on the satiation response in brain and naturally start the weight loss. ...Read more

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Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Yes: Adipose cells, even in men, produce the enzyme aromatase, which can convert testosterone to estradiol, the predominant estrogen. ...Read more

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I've heard that foods( eg: fava beans) which improve HGH can also increase the testerone lv, will consume a lot of these foods make me less feminine?

I've heard that foods( eg: fava beans) which improve HGH can also increase the testerone lv, will consume a lot of these foods make me less feminine?

Live wisely: People hear all sorts of things every day of their lives... But how much of it is true?... And for whom might it be true?... And what bad things might happen if one does too much of one thing, one food, one habit, or one activity? It's wise not to think much of this kind of stuff, so i wouldn't count on foods to alter growth hormone, testosterone, etc.; and would always eat a big variety of foods. ...Read more

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Is it true that female hormone therapy can increase the risk of breast cancer?

Is it true that female hormone therapy can increase the risk of breast cancer?

Yes: Certain hormones, especially longer use of estrogens, can increase a person's risk of breast cancer. Estrogen is listed as a known carcinogen on the fda web site & there is a class action lawsuit ongoing against premarin (conjugated estrogens). See site: http://m.Cancer.Org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/generalinformationaboutcarcinogens/known-and-probable-human-carcinogens. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

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