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I get horrible migraines right before my period.Nothing helps!Might natural estrogen cream at onset help since drop in estrogen is likely the cause?

I get horrible migraines right before my period.Nothing helps!Might natural estrogen cream at onset help since drop in estrogen is likely the cause?

Hormones may help...: ...but NSAIDs have modulatory effects on female hormones & are cheaper & easier to try. I mean round-the-clock NSAID during the premenstrual week, through the period & then tapering over 3-4 d. If that doesn't work or works incompletely, then yes, hormones can help, BUT you definitely need specialist guidance on the NSAIDs &/or which hormones and their dosing & timing. ...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 natural estrogen cream cause nausea and delayed menstruation?

Can natural estrogen cream cause nausea and delayed menstruation?

Estradiol: Yes.. Estrogen can cause nausea, bloating and delayed menstruation. Need to be cautious in taking harmones as suppliments ...Read more

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I'm looking for a natural remedy to sooth and heal external vaginal burning/itching due to low estrogen. I don't want to use estrogen cream. Thanks!

I'm looking for a natural remedy to sooth and heal external vaginal burning/itching due to low estrogen.  I don't want to use estrogen cream. Thanks!

Atrophic vaginitis: It's tough to find a topical substitute for Premarin (conjugated estrogens) or Estradiol cream for use on atrophic vaginitis. You could dry KY long lasting to improve overall moisture and intake of soy, which is a phytoestrogen may have a slight effect. Just make sure your gyn has ruled out lichen sclerosis and infection as the possible cause. Estradiol cream by the way is actually made from soy beans. ...Read more

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What does estrogen cream do?

What does estrogen cream do?

Helps the dryness: Estrogen cream is given to help menopausal women with vaginal dryness and other local effects of menopause while avoiding the whole body effects of an estrogen pill. However, limited amounts of the estrogen in the cream may be absorbed. Women with breast cancer should check with their oncologist prior to taking estrogen cream. ...Read more

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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 could be the effects of a male using estrogen cream?

Little: Probably little to none because the amount absorbed is likely low. But if we assume he uses alot of it, effects could be feminizing such as breast growth. I've not seen this studied specifically. ...Read more

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I am approaching 70 and have been using estrogen cream off & on for a year. Would it be ok to take tablets instead of the cream?

I am approaching 70 and have been using estrogen cream off & on for a year.  Would it be ok to take  tablets instead of the cream?

Don't : Estrogen is relatively contraindicated at your age. Issues with increased risk for breast cancer and heart disease, as well as increased risk for blood clots particularly in smokers. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what some side effects of an estrogen cream?

Estrogen related: You can have local irritation but mostly estrogen related side effects just like pills. ...Read more

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Estrogen Cream (Definition)

Estrogen cream is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more