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Doctor insights on: Lowering Estrogen Levels In Women

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Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Ovulation: Testosterone levels are highest in females during ovulation, which usually is converted to estrogen ands progesterone. But this higher testosterone level causes an increase in libido. ...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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Can high progesterone in males lower sodium in the blood and increase testosterone conversion to estrogen?

Can high progesterone in males lower sodium in the blood and increase testosterone conversion to estrogen?

Not so much: As progesterone doesn't particularly cause hyponatremia(low blood sodium) but is felt to predispose people(really women) to some degree of exercise induced hyponatremia. It really has limited effect on the aromatization(conversion) of testosterone to estrogen. ...Read more

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Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Evolution evidence: There is presumptive evidence that "high" estrogen increases female libido. This is thought to occur during the few days preceding ovulation in order to increase the evolutionary likelihood of mating taking place around the most fertile time of the month. ...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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What causes high progesterone levels in young women?

What causes high progesterone levels in young women?

Progesterone: Reproductive-age women make increased Progesterone during their luteal phase (after ovulation.) there are no diseases charactereized primarily by elevated progesterone. The most common reasons for a 'high' level is pregnancy or taking supplemental progesterone. ...Read more

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How to decrease elevated testosterone level in women?

How to decrease elevated testosterone level in women?

Depends: On why it is high. Have your doctor that did the test explain why it is high. ...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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Does the estrogen in bc pills raise prolactin levels? So everyone

Does the estrogen in bc pills raise prolactin levels? So everyone

Usually not: But a number of other medications, generally psychotropic meds, can definitely elevate prolactin levels. ...Read more

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Can women with higher libidos have higher testosterone levels?

Possible: Certainly possible, but not always. There is more to libido than just testosterone. The only way to know for sure is by getting a simple blood test. ...Read more

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Could soy raise estrogen and lower testosterone in men?

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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In PCOS patients can high bioavailable testosterone cause high LH, or does the high LH cause bio test to increase? Insulin, total testosterone normal.

In PCOS patients can high bioavailable testosterone cause high LH, or does the high LH cause bio test to increase? Insulin, total testosterone normal.

Testosterone: testosterone production in females in mostly from the theca cells of the ovarian cortex, stimulated by LH from the pituitary. High testosterone may feedback to suppress LH, but not the other way around. The amount of available (free) vs. bound is not directly influenced by LH. ...Read more

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What are the causes of low estrogen levels in women under 20?

What are the causes of low estrogen levels in women under 20?

Many : Not ovulating, premature ovarian failure, turners syndrome and many other conditions. If you know someone with symptoms of low estrogen levels then have them seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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Hi i want to know the diet to lower down estrogen level in women . I am 28 yrs women?

Hi i want to know the diet to lower down estrogen level in women . I am 28 yrs women?

Not sure: I'm not sure that women can 'lower' their estrogen levels with foods. Your estrogen levels are most closely related to the levels your brain signals your ovaries to produce, not ingested food amounts. Having said this, i found a list of foods to avoid if you're convinced dietary changes could effect your levels: http://www.Stylecraze.Com/articles/estrogen-rich-foods/. ...Read more