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Hormone Imbalance Estrogen
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
On birth control. Suffer from hormone imbalances mostly excess estrogen. I get suicidal on my periods, but it's just from hormones. What do I do?
Suicidal: You need to make a Psychologist appointment as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have upperlip pigmentation, cause may be high levels of estrogen' apart from bleaching creams, is there a cure or medication for hormone imbalance?
Does a large ovarian cyst and cervical cysts indicate a hormone imbalance & would that be excess estrogen? But progesterone high days I hurt all over
Ovarian cyst: If you have a large ovarian cyst this needs to be evaluated by an Obgyn to determine if needs to be removed or if it is likely to resolve on its own. The term cervical cyst is unclear in meaning. An Obgyn should evaluate this to determine if further work up is needed. Neither of these would lead one to suspect a hormonal imbalance. ...Read more
Low estrogen=myth: Your estrogen levels naturally vary by the day of your cycle and your age. I agree with dr mikhail, the popular press has made a myth out there that there is a balance level for hormones. If you are not on a prescription hormone pill, and not menopausal, your estrogen levels are highest in the first half of your menstrual cycle, getting lower in the later half. That is natural. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always thought I have pcos bcoz of excessive hair however I am very thin and I do not have acne. Could it just be hormonal imbalance estrogen-prog?
Excessive hair: The answer to your question is 'yes.' the most likely cause of excessive hair (hirsutism) is either a congenital hormone variation or a relative imbalance between the amount of testosterone and estrogen in your blood. Both of these can be treated medically, usually with testosterone inhibitors like spironolactone. Pcos usually has other symptoms as well like irregular periods, pelvic pain, inferti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would a girl suffering from pcos, be alright with taking estrogen pills to fix imbalance hormones?
Yes: If a woman has much acne, it is likely to be due to extra androgens, especially if her periods are not quite normal; this is very common and your family physician or gynecologist has already considered it. A man's acne is usually just from him having plenty of testosterone, which is a good thing; acne is easy to treat with real medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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