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Doctor insights on: How To Increase Estrogen Levels In Men

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Can weight gain in men increase estrogen levels?

Can weight gain in men increase estrogen levels?

NO: It just makes testosterone levels in the bloodstream a bit lower due to fatty tissue excess deposition, particularly in the abdominal area. ...Read more

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Can a man take an estrogen blocker to increase slightly low t levels, or is testosterone the only true way to raise levels? Do some men take only that?

Can a man take an estrogen blocker to increase slightly low t levels, or is testosterone the only true way to raise levels? Do some men take only that?

Yes, no, yes: There are many ways to increase testosterone if it's proven necessary. It's our job to understand your specific needs and thus develop a regimen that works for you. Testosterone supplementation can render you infertile so if you want more kids, I wouldn't recommend it. In someone w/higher estrogens, an aromatase inhibitor is a consideration but only after you review risk vs benefit w/your provider. ...Read more

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Does soy or tofu effect a mens libido, cause erectile dysfunction and increase estrogen levels?

Does soy or tofu effect a mens libido, cause erectile dysfunction and increase estrogen levels?

Correlation at best: Men's sexual functioning (incl. Libido, erectile function) is based a host of influences (e.g., blood flow, hormones, physical shape, attraction, emotional intimacy). Soy intake, according to recent literature reviews (see messina 2010 in fertility and sterility), has little effect on male human hormones. Reach out today! See your doctor, share your concerns & ask about testosterone testing. ...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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What is normal estrogen level for men. I m 23 yrs old?

What is normal estrogen level for men. I m 23 yrs old?

Under 30: Should be under 30- optimally. But should not be too low like shouldn't be in teens ...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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Is it true that men with high estrogen levels are actually heavier?

Is it true that men with high estrogen levels are actually heavier?

They can be: Estrogen can cause weight gain and excess fat can convert some testosterone into estrogen. So, it works both ways. Men that are heavy due to muscle building and not fat may actually have lower estrogen levels due to loss of body fat. ...Read more

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Do men who drink a lot have higher estrogen levels?

Do men who drink a lot have higher estrogen levels?

Yes: Heavy alcohol abuse leads to liver dysfunction which leads to elevated levels of estrogen. Additionally alcohol abuse tends to cause increase in body fat and aromatase that converts male hormones into estrogen. The upshot is end-stage liver patients often get spider angiomatas on their skin, enlarged breasts, and muscle atrophy. ...Read more

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Can whey protein increase estrogen in men?

Can whey protein increase estrogen in men?

No: That's commonly on the internet, but doesn't happen in real life. ...Read more

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Could soy raise estrogen and lower testosterone in men?

Partly: Common question and concern. I do not know of any reliable research showing soy increases estrogen levels in men. There are case reports of soy isoflavones lowering free testosterone though. Personally, I avoid soy (including lecithin) as much as possible. ...Read more

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I just turned 42. 5 weeks late and put on provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10mg/10 days to induce period. Thyroid, prolactin, estrogen good. FSH level was at 30. Peri men?

Menopause: You did not say whether taking Provera (medroxyprogesterone) brought on your period. If it did, it means you still have reasonable estrogen production. However, the FSH level of 30 is consistent with starting menopause. However, you must make sure you are not pregnant if Provera (medroxyprogesterone) did not bring on your period. ...Read more

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Do high estrogen levels cause breast cancer in men?

Do high estrogen levels cause breast cancer in men?

IT'S A RISK FACTOR: Prolonged exposure to estrogen is a risk factor for breast cancer in men. Obesity, liver cirrhosis and high alcohol intake can lead to a high estrogen state. ...Read more

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Is there a way to increase estrogen levels?

Estrogen: Besides medicine, use phytoestrogen & xenoestrogens, i.e., plant & animal food sources... ...Read more

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Is it possible for soy to increase estrogen levels?

Is it possible for soy to increase estrogen levels?

Probably not.: Estrogens from plants or phytoEstrogens are similar but not identical to human estrogen. We don't yet understand the full effects, but phytoEstrogens can have some of the same effects as estrogen in the body, but may not effect the measured estrogen levels. ...Read more

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How to increase estrogen levels and what are some side effects?

How to increase estrogen levels and what are some side effects?

5alpha Red Inh: 5 alpha reductase inhibitors blocking Testo action. T gpes thru anoth way directly to estrogens via aromatase effect. ...Read more

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What is the best way to increase estrogen levels in my body without taking birth control?

What is the best way to increase estrogen levels in my body without taking birth control?

Why do you ask: If you are having period problems (such as missing your periods) and your estrogen levels have been tested and are too low, you need to address the cause. Causes can include: being underweight, too much exercise, or an eating disorder or other medical problems. Your body is giving you a message, and you must listen to it. There are no foods or other ways to increase the levels. ...Read more

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Depo and low estrogen levels. Can you take the pill as well to increase estrogen levels? Had a bone density scan and it was fine.

Depo and low estrogen levels. Can you take the pill as well to increase estrogen levels? Had a bone density scan and it was fine.

Depeds on Goal: First of all, it depends on whether you are taking Depo Provera or lupron. Both can affect bone density and you should be on calcium and vitamin d. Really the answer to your question can be complicated and depends on what you are trying to accomplish by Depo-Provera and why. Some women may need estrogen pills/patches and other may not need anything at all. ...Read more

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If I gain weight with exercise that will increase my estrogen level same amount as if I gain weight without exercise?

If I gain weight with exercise that will increase my estrogen level same amount as if I gain weight without exercise?

No: If you gain weight with exercise, you are adding muscle. If you gain weight without exercise, you are adding fat. All steroid hormones are ultimately converted to estrogen in fat tissue and that can increase your estrogen level. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does eating butter increase estrogen level?

Does eating butter increase estrogen level?

No: But an increase in butter may mean an increase in total caloric intake and unhealthy weight gain. ...Read more

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What to do to increase my estrogen level fast?

What to do to increase my estrogen level fast?

Not recommended: There are different forms of estrogen that can be given orally, vaginally or injection that can increase estrogen level but those medications should only be given by physicians. ...Read more

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What can take or eat for increase estrogen level?

A good healthy: diet -- and, it you're overweight, less of it so you can lose weight and eliminate your insulin resistance. Avoid worthless "magic foods" and miracle supplements which don't work. ...Read more

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What could increased levels of estrogen do to me?

Need clarification: At age 39 your Estrogen levels will vary throughout the menstrual cycle. Because of this it is rarely tested at the results do not mean much or have many health implications. You will need to clarify with the doctor ordering the tests why it was done and what the results mean for you. ...Read more

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Will consuming soybean increase your estrogen level?

Will consuming soybean increase your estrogen level?

No, but: Soybean will not increase your estrogen levels. However, soy products and supplements may contain high levels of chemicals which act similarly in your body to estrogens. ...Read more

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


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