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Dr. Matthew Wilson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Have simple hyperplasia. How to reduce my estrogen level quickly? What should I eat and what food to avoid? Thank you.

Dr. Matthew Wilson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Have simple hyperplasia. How to reduce my estrogen level quickly? What should I eat and what food to avoid? Thank you.

No diet...: ... changes are sufficient therapy. You need progestin therapy, close follow-up, or possibly surgery. Do not take any supplements that can contain estrogen. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Is there any type of food that naturally increases the estrogen level?

Dr. Cornelia Franz
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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Is there any link between excess food intake and increased estrogen levels?

Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Is there any link between excess food intake and increased estrogen levels?

Depends: An increase in fatty food/fat intake can, theoretically, increase the level of estrogen in one's system. ...Read more

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
50 years in practice
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How to reduce estrogen levels in males and what kind of food is recommended to reduce fat in stomach and chest?

Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
50 years in practice
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How to reduce estrogen levels in males and what kind of food is recommended to reduce fat in stomach and chest?

Tamoxifen: And arimedex work in males too. But we have to have a reason to use them. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Jeff Seaman
Board Certified, Psychiatry
21 years in practice
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If steroids increase estrogen levels, will boosting t naturally (ie taking vitd, abstinence, getting good sleep, eating right foods) also increase e?

Dr. Jeff Seaman
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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If steroids increase estrogen levels, will boosting t naturally (ie taking vitd, abstinence, getting good sleep, eating right foods) also increase e?

A different question: Young grasshopper, why do you want more testosterone? We generally want to avoid adjusting these critical hormones in young people unless there is a compelling medical reason. I like your thinking though about focusing on good rest and recovery. Those are critical to healthy levels of natural hormones. Estrogen will not usually be increased by normal t levels. ...Read more

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Dr. Mazin abdullah
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
10 years in practice
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What are some symptoms or signs of low estrogen levels and how can I begin to seek help?

Dr. Mazin abdullah
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
10 years in practice
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What are some symptoms or signs of low estrogen levels and how can I begin to seek help?

Varies: Hot flushes vaginal dryness decreaed libido night sweats chills emotional symptoms dry skin talk to your family doctor or gyn about measuring your estrogen levels as well as thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Board Certified, Psychiatry
44 years in practice
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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I have heard high estrogen levels helps skin and hair?

Dr. Michael Sinclair
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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I have heard high estrogen levels helps skin and hair?

Sort of: Low estrogen levels can cause skin and hair problems. Correcting low levels may help to resolve those problems. Using large doses to raise your level to "high" levels is more likely going to cause undesirable side effects like weight gain, headaches and mood swings. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
Board Certified, Endocrinology
36 years in practice
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What to do if i need to lower my estrogen levels so i can grow taller. Help?

Dr. David Sneid
Board Certified, Endocrinology
36 years in practice
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Too late: Your growth has already stopped, at least vertically. ...Read more

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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
836K people helped
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Does maca root help womens estrogen levels rise?

Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
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Does maca root help womens estrogen levels rise?

MACA: Some studies have shown that it has no effect on sex hormone levels, including lh, fsh, prolactin, 17-oh progesterone, testosterone, or estradiol. Some claims it improves fertility that is why companies have taken comercial interest in it. ...Read more

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