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Can low estrogen levels (menopause) cause numbness in feet, legs, face, back?

Can low estrogen levels (menopause) cause numbness in feet, legs, face, back?

Numbness/ menopause: These symptoms are not the usually ones associated with low estrogen. Numbness in hands and feet may be a condition called peripheral neuropathy. Other conditions can also cause this. It is vaital that you see your physician for examinations to evaluate your situation and then advise you on proper treatment. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

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


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What affects do having low estrogen have?

What affects do having low estrogen have?

Many: Low estrogen may affect the overall sense of wellbeing that you may or may not have. Lack of estrogen may give you "hot flashes", vaginal dryness, libido changes, sleep disorders, anxiety sensation, depression, changes in skin, mood and overall sense of wellness. Depending on your overall health, medications, and other issues, you very well can get help. Get a good eval by pcp or gyn. ...Read more

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How could i tell if I have low estrogen levels?

How could i tell if I have low estrogen levels?

Blood / symptoms: Your symptoms and a simple blood test can tell your doctor if you have low estrogen levels. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of low estrogen in girls?

No symptoms: Before they begin their period, girls have menopausal levels of estrogen, but have no symptoms. Once a girl begins having periods, her estrogen may rise and fall erratically for 1-2 years before stabilizing. Around the age of 16, a young woman should have fairly regular cycles. If they are particularly light, or they don't happen at all, she should be evaluated for low estrogen. ...Read more

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Do post-menopausal women have low levels of estrogen?

Yes: Hi. Yes, loss of estrogen is one of the hallmarks of menopause, and why estrogen/progestin replacement (if uterus in place) or estrogen replacement (if hysterectomized) is beneficial for postmenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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What does low estrogen and estriol levels signify? I'm 39 healthy female.

What does low estrogen and estriol levels signify? I'm 39 healthy female.

Just remember:: The timing of when the labs were drawn is of critical importance in interpreting them. During the first week after menses (or during the menses or right before menses, the estrogen levels will be very low- and that is normal). Ideally, hormone levels are checked on day 21-23 of menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Low estrogen? Was surprised to be told by my dr that my estrogen was low. Been gaining weight recently & had associated that w/high estrogen.

Weight gain: There are many causes to weight gain, the most simplistic being caloric intake greater than caloric expenditure. Estrogen in & of itself is not at the root cause of weight gain. We expect lower estrogen as women approach menopause. We often check thyroid function (TSH) hoping for easy fix. Given all the studies re this diet & that diet, weight gain/loss is impossible to answer in 400 characters ...Read more

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