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Doctor insights on: Foods That Lower Estrogen Levels In Women

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Does weight lose lower estrogen level in all woman or specific ones?

Does weight lose lower estrogen level in all woman or specific ones?

Estrogen: Weight loss should not lower estrogen in an otherwise healthy 21 year old woman. Relax! ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


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Hi I want to know the diet to lower down estrogen level in women. I am 28 yrs women?

Hi I want to know the diet to lower down estrogen level in women. I am 28 yrs women?

Not sure: I'm not sure that women can 'lower' their estrogen levels with foods. Your estrogen levels are most closely related to the levels your brain signals your ovaries to produce, not ingested food amounts. Having said this, I found a list of foods to avoid if you're convinced dietary changes could effect your levels: http://www. Stylecraze. Com/articles/estrogen-rich-foods/. ...Read more

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Do women with smaller breasts have lower estrogen levels?

Do women with smaller breasts have lower estrogen levels?

No.: Estrogen levels are the same. Breast size is determined much more by genetics and even more so by surgery. ...Read more

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Can lower levels of estrogen/progesterone affect your GI tract? Or does estrogen/progesterone, in females, play a role in how our GI tract performs?

Can lower levels of estrogen/progesterone affect your GI tract? Or does estrogen/progesterone, in females, play a role in how our GI tract performs?

Hormone receptors: There are definitely estrogen & Progesterone receptors in the GI tract. For example, high Progesterone levels in pregnancy lead to loosening of the valve closing off the stomach from the esophagus. This causes increased acid reflux. We also know that giving menopausal women estrogen probably reduces risk of colon cancer. Many women have changes in GI function related to their period cycles. ...Read more

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I was wounding if higher testosterone levels in women cause acne? If so what can I do to lower my testosterone and increase my estrogen levels?

I was wounding if higher testosterone levels in women cause acne? If so what can I do to lower my testosterone and increase my estrogen levels?

Yes and no: High testosterone levels can certainly make acne worse. However, if tests show abnormally high levels of testosterone, you need to rule out cancer as a cause.

Most of the time, testosterone levels are within the normal range, but hormonal therapy may still be appropriate. Certain oral contraceptives can reduce the production of testosterone and reduce its effects. ...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 are the causes of low estrogen levels in women under 20?

What are the causes of low estrogen levels in women under 20?

Many: Not ovulating, premature ovarian failure, turners syndrome and many other conditions. If you know someone with symptoms of low estrogen levels then have them seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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What causes very low estrogen levels in women aged 20-30 years old?

What causes very low estrogen levels in women aged 20-30 years old?

Pituitary/ovarian: As always, a thorough history and physical exam by a medical doctor is a must. The pituitary gland stimulates the ovaries to produce estrogen so there might be a problem with the pituitary gland (located in the brain) or the ovaries may not be producing adequate estrogen. Some common causes are eating disorders, excessive exercise and excessive stress. ...Read more

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Does drinking spearmint tea increase estrogen levels in women?

Does drinking spearmint tea increase estrogen levels in women?

No: I can find no evidence that this is the case. You list your age as 21. If there is a concern about a hormonal imbalance, talk to an ob/gyn to get further clarification. ...Read more

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How to decrease estrogen levels?

How to decrease estrogen levels?

Don't: Estrogen levels should not be lowered. They are critical in a womans fertility, regular cyclicity and have many beneficial effects. If there is a specific condition that warrants suppression then there are many treatments, including lupron, (leuprolide) birth control pills and other methods. The question should be why do the estrogen levels need to be decreased? ...Read more

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How to lower estrogen level for men?

How to lower estrogen level for men?

Antioestrogen: I estrogen lowering compounds are not presently approved in genetic males however can be used under supervision of a physican who understands your medical history tamoxifen is a compound which blocks action at cell level compounds like anastrazole can stop from making oestrogens. ...Read more

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How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

Work up: Hi. Why is the man's estrogen high? This needs to be evaluated. It could be something serious (although not necessarily). Good luck! ...Read more

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Which test showsa woman's estrogen levels?

Which test showsa woman's estrogen levels?

Estrogen levels: A simple blood test will give you the levels but you must be aware that the levels are not constant during a menstrual cycle.

You doctor will explain this and also might suggest that you take your temperature every so often during a month. ...Read more

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What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

What are normal levels of estrogen in women age 50?

Menopause: Hormone levels start to drop around or after menopause. No specific value can be given because every woman is different. Focus on proper health (calcium and vitamin d) during this time than for an actual hormone value. That will keep you young and healthy. ...Read more

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How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

How can a female increase estrogen level in the body?

By consuming: Or ingesting estrogenic compounds or medicines, and by using medicines that stimulate estrogen production. None of these things are done routinely though, because other than menopause, ovarian failure, and hypothalamic amenorrhea there are no reasons a woman needs extra estrogen. ...Read more

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Does increasing estrogen levels decrease chances of MPB?

Does increasing estrogen levels decrease chances of MPB?

Sorry: But what is MPB? Your masturbation did not cause your hair loss or any other adverse medical problems. Why do you think your estrogen level is increasing. Please provide more useful information. ...Read more

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The effects of low estrogen level? Is 71 considered low for a 46 y/o woman?

The effects of low estrogen level? Is 71 considered low for a 46 y/o woman?

Don't know which: Estrogen test you had done, whether it was urine or blood, and what the units were, so it is very difficult to comment. Check with your local doc who should also be familiar with you. ...Read more

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I'm curious. And can you explain ways to treat lower estrogen levels naturally?

No: See a physician to see if you have low estrogen levels - they vary by time of cycle and whether you are postmenopausal and have different levels of the major Estrogens -
estradiol, estriol and estrone. ...Read more

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How can you tell as a woman if you have low estrogen levels and if so how can you increase them safely?

How can you tell as a woman if you have low estrogen levels and if so how can you increase them safely?

Low estrogen: Your periods should help you decide if you have low estrogen or not. If you have periods regularly your estrogen should not be low.
For completeness please discuss this with your Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Does maca root help womens estrogen levels rise?

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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Do post-menopausal women have low levels of estrogen?

Do post-menopausal women have low levels of estrogen?

Yes: Hi. Yes, loss of estrogen is one of the hallmarks of menopause, and why estrogen/progestin replacement (if uterus in place) or estrogen replacement (if hysterectomized) is beneficial for postmenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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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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What are the normal ranges for estrogen levels for a 25 yr old female?

Variable: The estrogen level will depend on which part of the menstrual cycle you are in, if you are menstruating. If not, it will be low. If on hormonal contraception it will depend on what kind. It will also depend on the lab procedure used. You need to check the lab normals for your personal situation. ...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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What does low estrogen and estriol levels signify? I'm 39 healthy female.

Just remember:: The timing of when the labs were drawn is of critical importance in interpreting them. During the first week after menses (or during the menses or right before menses, the estrogen levels will be very low- and that is normal). Ideally, hormone levels are checked on day 21-23 of menstrual cycle. ...Read more