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Weight Lifting (Definition)

Weight lifting refers to the activity of lifting weights, or using resistance bands, pulley systems, or similar resistance apparatus to increase muscle mass or to tone the body. This can either be done competitively or as a ...Read more


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Does extremely high levels of estrogen or the consistant use of fertility medication cause gallbladder or intestional problems?

Does extremely high levels of estrogen or the consistant use  of fertility medication cause gallbladder or intestional problems?

Perhaps : High estrogen states such as pregnancy and birth control pill use are known to increase the risk of gallbladder disease. It likely that high estrogen levels from fertility drugs would do the same. ...Read more

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Can mris and anti-estrogen medications on a teen impact fertility in the future?

Can mris and anti-estrogen medications on a teen impact fertility in the future?

No: Mri alone would not have an effect on eggs, but the reason behind the MRI might. Stress, chronic illness, and intestinal or pelvic illnesses can have an effect on fertility. The use of anti-estrogen medicines should be discussed with a fertility expert. ...Read more

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I am 46 yrs old. 'm trying to get pregnant with my 3rd baby. Last month i had 15 progesterone &117 estrogen. Would that be compatible with fertility?

I am 46 yrs old. 'm trying to get pregnant with my 3rd baby. Last month i had 15 progesterone &117 estrogen. Would that be  compatible with fertility?

Yes: Although successful fertility declines as moms age, the Progesterone level shows that you ovulated. To predict the likelyhood of success, it may be more helpful to see an fsh level. In women in their 40s rising fsh levels show that the ovary's reserve is declining. But based on the labs you have the ovaries are working. ...Read more

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Best 2mg estradiol/100mg progestrn dosing regime to trigger period in 27yr old w/ 2yr amenorrhea? All tests normal (@fertility clinic), estrogen low.

Best 2mg estradiol/100mg progestrn dosing regime to trigger period in 27yr old w/ 2yr amenorrhea? All tests normal (@fertility clinic), estrogen low.

What are goals? : The treatment depends on the goals. You mention a fertility clinic. If you are trying to get treatment would be modified to help stimulate ovulation. If you're simply trying to regulate the menstrual cycles birth control pills would be the most common option. If you're experiencing premature ovarian failure then other considerations are necessary to manage this problem ...Read more

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Palpitations on lupron (leuprolide) for fertility treatment. Due to med or to low estrogen>6 skipped beats every minute.?

Palpitations on lupron (leuprolide) for fertility treatment. Due to med or to low estrogen>6 skipped beats every minute.?

Chemical menopause: Hot flushes and lack of sleep from the effects of Lupron (leuprolide) may be responsible. Family history of cardiovascular disease and other symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness or chest pain demands that you see your physician asap ...Read more

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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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if I gain weight without exercise does estrogen will raise the same amount if I gain.it with exercise?

 if I gain weight without exercise does estrogen will raise the same amount  if I gain.it with exercise?

Don't understand que: The phrasing of ur question is confusing. R U asking, "Will estrogen raise the same amount of weight with exercise as it will without exercise?" The answer is no. When u exercise, consistently, u LOSE weight no matter what else u r doing. Estrogen does, indeed, increase body weight in *some* people (not everyone). In those whom weight increases while taking estrogen, exercise lowers the amt of gai ...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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What are types of birth control that increase estrogen levels and may cause weight loss?

What are types of birth control that increase estrogen levels and may cause weight loss?

Water weight: There are birth control pills which contain drospirenone as the Progesterone (brand names are Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & yazmin). Drospirenone acts a bit like a diuretic and might cause temporary loss of water weight due to fluid retention. These pills have a greater risk of blood clotting than some others, so weigh the risk/benefit ratio carefully when choosing a birth control pill. ...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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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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Could using estrogen cream make you gain weight?

Could using estrogen cream make you gain weight?

Yes : Estrogen cream can contribute to weight gain through at least a few mechanisms. Estrogen lowers testosterone levels estrogen inhibits thyroid function estrogen can affect your metabolim to build up various tissues in your body. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight when you are on estrogen and are in menapause?

What are the best ways to lose weight when you are on estrogen and are in menapause?

For every: 100 calories a day you eat less than you use, x 1 month, you'll lose 1 lb per month so get rid of 2-3 pieces of bread, or its equivalent, and you'l lose 2-3 lbs / month. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight when you are on estrogen and you are in menapause?

Paleo diet.: First try a paleo diet, which basically means just eating meat/fish, veggies, nuts, and drinking lots of water. Also, make sure that you are taking enough estrogen and taking Progesterone half the cycle, and still having your period. ...Read more

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Could estrogen in soy ice cream help me gain weight?

Could estrogen in soy ice cream help me gain weight?

No: Unlikely. The sugar and fat in ice cream could make you gain weight, though. ...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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Had a hysterectomy several years ago and on estrogen and testoserone but hard to lose weight what can I do?

Had a hysterectomy several years ago and on estrogen and testoserone but hard to lose weight what can I do?

Try Metformin: Metformin is very effective for helping lose body fat. As we grow older, we all tend to become Insulin resistant. Insulin's function is to move sugar from the blood into the cells where it is stored as fat. I routinely prescribe metformin to my overweight patients (mostly non-diabetics) with overwhelmingly gratifying success. They feel better, have more energy, and lose their carb cravings. ...Read more

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Im taking estrogen what can I use to take somr of the water weight off?

Im taking estrogen what can I use to take somr of the water weight off?

Water weight: I wouldn't recommend any diuretics (or water pills) to lose weight unless your doctor thinks they're absolutely necessary; ie. You're having lower extremity edema or swelling of the hands that's causing problems. If the weight gain is more generalized, then i would stick to a re-vamped diet and aerobic exercise plan to help gradually lose the weight. ...Read more

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Fertility (Definition)

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Estrogen (Definition)

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