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Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause symptoms for 3 months, having headaches, insomnia, night sweats, is 0.35 mcg of estrogen too much for me?

Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause symptoms for 3 months, having headaches, insomnia, night sweats, is 0.35 mcg of estrogen too much for me?

Doubtful: You could go down but consider that hormone fluctuations are the biggest cause of problems are yours are steady, did the problems worsen after starting the pill. That pill has that dose of estrogen for about 7 days. To you clinch your teeth at night? Do you have anxiety? You may need to treat this directly. Clonazepam 1-2 mg a couple of nights per week can be a lifesaver if ur sleep deprived. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


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Could too much estrogen&progesterone in BCP cause pregnancy symptoms: veiny breasts/hips, bloating/distended stomach, more visible montgomery glands?

Could too much estrogen&progesterone in BCP cause pregnancy symptoms: veiny breasts/hips, bloating/distended stomach, more visible montgomery glands?

Certainly: Every woman is different, and not every OCP is appropriate for every woman. There are may OCPs out there with differences in the types and dosages of estrogen/progesterone. It is absolutely appropriate to try a different strength and or progestin and see if these symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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How to know the difference between having too much estrogen and too much testerone? What are the different signs of both? Or are they both the same?

How to know the difference between having too much estrogen and too much testerone? What are the different signs of both? Or are they both the same?

Different: Excess testosterone in women has masculinizing effects increased hair, and sometimes balding, acne, deepening of voice, and menstrual irregularities / infertility. Excess estrogen can cause dysmenorrhea, endometriosis and fibrocystic breast disease. Pco causes mostly the first. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of low estrogen in women?

What are symptoms of low estrogen in women?

Periods: Menopause is a time when the ovaries stopped producing estrogen. The symptoms of hot flashes, pain with intercourse, and droopy breasts. In women of reproductive age, the symptoms may be different. Very light periods, lack of periods, or shrinking breasts can be clues. You can determine low estrogen by a blood test (lh, fsh, estradiol) on day 2 or 3 of the menstrual cycle and a week before. ...Read more

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What symptoms are typically associated with low estrogen levels?

What symptoms are typically associated with low estrogen levels?

Varies: Hot flushes vaginal dryness decreaed libido night sweats chills emotional symptoms dry skin talk to your family doctor or gyn about measuring your estrogen levels as well as thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms or signs of low estrogen levels and how can I begin to seek help?

What are some symptoms or signs of low estrogen levels and how can I begin to seek help?

Varies: Hot flushes vaginal dryness decreaed libido night sweats chills emotional symptoms dry skin talk to your family doctor or gyn about measuring your estrogen levels as well as thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more

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My wife has too much estrogen, according to doctors. Is there a way to reduce it?

My wife has too much estrogen, according to doctors. Is there a way to reduce it?

Yes: You should consult a formally trained bio-identical health practitioner. If her testing was accurate (which it often isn't), she is estrogen dominant, and hormone imbalance can lead to many serious problems, including horrific interpersonal problems because of the way it could be making her feel. Consult a dr. Experienced and knowledgeable about hormone therapy. ...Read more

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