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Dr. Corey Clay
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Gynodiol (Overview)

Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


Dr. Corey Clay
229 doctors shared insights

Gynodiol (Overview)

Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Why would i be prescribed the HRT tablet estradiol?

Why would i be prescribed the HRT tablet estradiol?

Menopause symptoms: If you have menopause symptoms that are severe ert may be prescribed. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can estradiol be used to treat?

Estrogen: Estradiol, which is also known as estrace can be used for vaginal bleeding control, relief of menopausal symptoms, prevention of osteoporosis and is used in some infertility patients to thicken to endometrium. Ethinyl estradiol is also the estrogen in all combination birth control pills. ...Read more

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Why was Cenestin taken off the market? Why doesn't the Estradiol recommended to replace Cenestin as effective for me personally?

Try alternative: Cenestin is a plant based conjugated estrogen FDA approved 1999. There are differing reports as to if Cenestin has been discontinued. Barr pharma(also associated with Cenestin) now produces a new plant based conjugated estrogen- Enjuivia. May wish to try that if estradiol not helpful.. http://www.webmd.com/menopause/estrogen-replacement-therapy-ert-16198 ...Read more

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Estradiol: when does it start to work?

Estradiol: when does it start to work?

depends on purpose: For menopause, it takes weeks to produce results. For menopausal vaginal dryness, it can take 2 months. For contraception, it takes about a week depending when in the cycle it is started. For fertility, it works in a matter of days. ...Read more

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53 year old female who did a partial hysterectomy three years ago. Recent blood works. Estradiol is 263 and dhea is .70 and progesterone is 6.7meaning?

Ovaries: Still functioning . Not completely in menopause yet. You are estrogen diment and might feel better with a topical Progesterone supplementation . Progesterone is the first jopme lost in early menopause ...Read more

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What specific laboratory test or tests would you undertake to prove a build up of estradiol in a male due to inactivated MTHFR enzyme? Thank you.

What specific laboratory test or tests would you undertake to prove a build up of estradiol in a male due to inactivated MTHFR enzyme? Thank you.

DUTCH: There is urine hormone testing called DUTCH. However, too much estrogen in men is less related to MTHFR than other factors such as environmental toxicity. Endocrine disruptors such as some plastics and many other things cause men to convert testosterone into too much estrogen. ...Read more

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Can "high estradiol" be a side effect of spironolacton? I took 50 mg for 2 years. How long does it take to come back to normal after stop takeing it?

Very complicated: Spironolactone is a blood pressure medicine, but it also blocks a certain testosterone receptor in the skin. So gyns often use it to help with acne or excessive hair growth. It is possible your "high estrogen could be due to the underlying hormonal problem that led to the need to take spironolactone, but not to the spironolactone itself. You should discuss with with your gyn. ...Read more

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Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol. What serious side effects could they have?

Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol. What serious side effects could they have?

Serious side effects: I prefer bio identical treatments using natural Progesterone and natural bio identical Estradiol for treatments. ...Read more

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How long dose it take for estradiol to began working and can u end up getting pregnant while taking this medication?

Estradiol pregnancy: It's not so simple of a question. "Low estrogen" is not a direct cause of difficulty getting pregnant. It sounds to me like you would benefit from seeing someone who is able to explain better the possible causes of trouble getting pregnant. And the best options for treatment based on more specific description of your exact situation. ...Read more

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I want to take half of each birth control pill. The whole tablet contains 2.5mg nomegestrol + 1.5 estradiol. If I do that, the protection is good?

I want to take half of each birth control pill. The whole tablet contains 2.5mg nomegestrol + 1.5 estradiol. If I do that, the protection is good?

Taking 1/2 BCP/daily: I am not sure if taking 1/2 pill each day will prevent ovulation ie. You may lose the contraceptive effect. If you are depressed maybe the bcp's are not ideal for you, and you should consider another method of contraception such as barrier. ...Read more

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I have low cortisol, progesterone, estradiol and melatonin levels, and high testosterone. What could cause this combination of abnormalities?

I have low cortisol, progesterone, estradiol and melatonin levels, and high testosterone. What could cause this combination of abnormalities?

Glandular dysfunctio: Many people have adrenal fatigue which will lower cortisol levels and associated stress will mess up sleep or melatonin. Ovarian dysfunction is also common at earlier age due to poor diets and chemical toxicity even as early as prenatal. Iodine deficiency may be contributing to same. See a dr at acam.Org. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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Effective to take several Loestrin (1.5mg ethinyl estradiol, 30mcg Norethindrone acetate) instead of Plan B emergency contraceptive? How many pills?

Effective to take several Loestrin (1.5mg ethinyl estradiol, 30mcg Norethindrone acetate) instead of Plan B emergency contraceptive? How many pills?

EC: Although there are at least a dozen types of birth control pills that can be dosed as an emergency contraceptive, I can find no source that includes Loestrin among them. Perhaps someone else has a regimen, but I recommend getting Plan B or the like to ensure you get the maximum benefit. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Gynodiol (estradiol) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Gynodiol (estradiol) allergy?

Misguided Reaction: Gynodiol (estradiol) allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to Gynodiol (estradiol) that often produces unpleasant symptoms. ...Read more

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Can estradiol be taken with dhea?|

Yes: Estradiol and dhea are both hormones and both are needed. Levels hold be followed by a doctor to be sure you are not taking too much of either. ...Read more

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Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
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Estradiol Level (Definition)

Estradiol is the main estrogen produced by the ovary. The level is a laboratory measurement of estradiol. This level will fluctuate during a menstrual cycle and ...Read more