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After a complete hystetectomy at a fairly early age,does the lack of estrogen cause premature ageing??

After a complete hystetectomy at a fairly early age,does the lack of estrogen cause premature ageing??

Estrogen: If the ovaries(estrogen source) are removed and not synthetically replaced then there can be "hot flashes", bone demineralization, mood swings, etc. Those symptoms can be a form of "aging" especially with vaginal dryness and shrinkage. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


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Can the cervical discs be affected by a rapid lack of estrogen?

Can the cervical discs be affected by a rapid lack of estrogen?

A decrease in: Estrogen creates accellerated bone loss which can cause compression fractures in the spine. These usually occur at a much older age and are not directly problems with a disc. The good news is that tamoxifen acts like estrogen on the bone, preventing loss. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can lack of estrogen make my bones hurt?

Can lack of estrogen make my bones hurt?

Bone pain: Lack of osteogenesis causes bone thinning but this is not painful if there are fractures that can amuse bone pain. ...Read more

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Can lack of estrogen in a woman cause depression?

Can lack of estrogen in a woman cause depression?

Dep.: Hormonal changes in susceptible women can affect moods. ...Read more

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Does a lack of estrogen in women cause depression?

Does a lack of estrogen in women cause depression?

Yes: Estrogen boosts serotonin and can raise endorphins which will help your mood. With lower levels of estrogen, one can develop symptoms of depression. ...Read more

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Stop my BCP. Lately I have been feeling tired? Is it normal after getting off it? Is it because lack of estrogen? Help!

Stop my BCP. Lately I have been feeling tired? Is it normal after getting off it? Is it because lack of estrogen? Help!

Feeling tired: There are many reasons for feeling tired, one of which is pregnancy, which can occur after you stop taking/using birth control. An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), anemia, inadequate sleep, and even depression can make you feel tired. So can stress, among many other causes. Therefore, if you continue to feel tired w/o explanation, go see your FamilyDoc for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes growth plates not to close by 25? Read for boys can be lack of estrogen receptors but what causes this in females who completed puberty?

What causes growth plates not to close by 25? Read for boys can be lack of estrogen receptors but what causes this in females who completed puberty?

Never seen it: Are you sure? Many growth plates leave a scar that can mimic an open plate, but rarely to the point that it fools a specialist. Can you post the xray? ...Read more

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Theoretically the lack of estrogen and progesterone in women causes menses to cease . Therefore why doesn't HRT causes menses?

Theoretically the lack of estrogen and progesterone in women causes menses to cease . Therefore why doesn't HRT causes menses?

It should: If hrt is given continuously, in other words, estrogen and Progesterone on a daily basis with no breaks, then you should not have any bleeding unless it is a breakthrough bleed. If you cycle on e and p and go off it them for 5 days then many women will experience light bleeding. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can lack of estrogen from being on the continuous bcp cause nose sore in the tip of the nose inside? Does it cause your nasal passage to dry up?

Can lack of  estrogen from being on the continuous  bcp cause nose sore in the tip of the nose inside?  Does it cause your nasal passage to dry up?

Possibly : Reduced estrogen levels can cause reduced levels of moisture in different areas of the body. The amount of estrogen contained in birth control pills is very small and probably would not be enough to have a dramatic impact for most women. Being 35 y/o, it is possible you are entering peri-menopause. This is a time in which women can have fluctuations in estrogen and particularly progesterone. ...Read more

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