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How does an estrogen increase or cause postmenopausal cancer?

How does an estrogen increase or cause postmenopausal cancer?

Cell growth: Any chemical that promotes cell growth may be involved in carcinogenesis. Estrogen is a natural growth promoter. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

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


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Why does low progesterone or estrogen dominance cause acne in women with pcos? How does that happen?

Why does low progesterone or estrogen dominance cause acne in women with pcos? How does that happen?

Hyperandrogenism: Acne in women with pcos is caused by hyperandrogenism (too much male-type hormones) including testosterone, produced by the ovaries. Insulin resistance promotes hyperandrogenism. Treatments include Insulin sensitizers like metformin if you're trying to conceive, or birth control pills and anti-androgens like spironolactone if not ttc. 'low progesterone' occurs in women with pcos who don't ovulate. ...Read more

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What can cause changes in a women's hormone levels?

What can cause changes in a women's hormone levels?

Hormones: If your changes in hormone levels are the result of an examination by your gynecologist and laboratory tests your doctor should have discussed this with you. If you have not seen a doctor about this please do so. Many hormone changes can occur at your age. ...Read more

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What does the pituitary gland affect and can it cause bleeding nipples seizures and cause low thyroid?

What does the pituitary gland affect and can it cause bleeding nipples seizures and cause low thyroid?

A whole lot: The pituitary gland secrets many different hormones that affect the adrenal glands, thyroid gland, ovaries/testes, milk production in the breast, growth, and thirst. It shouldn't cause bloody breast discharge. However, it can cause milky or clear breast/nipple discharge, hypothyroidism and seizures. You should see your doctor immediately if you having these symptoms. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Yes: Common concerns are increased pigmentation of the face (e.g. Along cheek bones and upper lip, often referred to as the mask of pregnancy) and abdominal stretch marks. Generally increased blood flow may cause a noticeable blush over the cheeks referred to as the pregnancy glow. Acne may become more problematic during pregnancy and spider veins may also develop. ...Read more

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Does estrogen cause dementia? Or does stopping it unmask cognitive changes that would occur naturally?

Does estrogen cause dementia? Or does stopping it unmask cognitive changes that would occur naturally?

Increases risk: The most evidence supports that estrogen taken in a pill or patch likely increases the risk of alzheimers dementia which is the most common type.. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have high dhea sulfate levels (elevated adrenal hormones)? What are the problems associated with this? What can it lead to?

What does it mean to have high dhea sulfate levels (elevated adrenal hormones)? What are the problems associated with this? What can it lead to?

By itself: A high (how high) dheas level may mean nothing at all. I don't know why the level would have been drawn in the first place. It can be significantly (not slightly) elevated in a variety of ovarian or adrenal problems, including pcos. It is also stimulated by certain medications. As a solitary finding without other clinical information, however, it has no value. Talk w/the doctor who ordered it, . ...Read more

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What are the direct cause of high testosterone & hormonal changes which is causing me bad acne. How to control the levels, should I stop masturbating!?

What are the direct cause of high testosterone & hormonal changes which is causing me bad acne. How to control the levels, should I stop masturbating!?

Scientific Rx: At age 25, you won't be able to go without enjoying your body -- you won't be able to focus or get to sleep. And it has nothing to do with your acne. It's regreettable that your acne has been neglected this long. If it's severe, start topical benzoyl peroxide and phone your physician like a man. ...Read more

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Does increase estrogen cause cancer?

Does increase estrogen cause cancer?

Probably: There is a strong relationship between estrogen ingestion, especially in post-menopausal women, and breast cancer. It has to do with the frequency of cellular division and chance for a statistical change in the dna. Some think uterine and ovarian cancer may also fall in this category. ...Read more

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What can cause changes with ejaculation?

What can cause changes with ejaculation?

What?: Please tell me what is the specific change with ejaculation you refer to. Without the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all concerns, it is hard to answer to the point. However, something can be done correctly to reach that level of care by following suggestions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html ...Read more

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What does excessive nocturnal emissions indicate? And does it cause weakness?

What does excessive nocturnal emissions indicate? And does it cause weakness?

Wet dreams?: If you are referring to wet dreams, these are not unhealthy at all. This is natures way of getting rid of extra semen that is not being used. It should not make you weak. ...Read more

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Does a hormonal imbalance if not treated eventually cause cancer?

Does a hormonal imbalance if not treated eventually cause cancer?

It can,,,: It can happen. Probably the best expletive is estrogen and breast cancer. A great deal of women take hormone replacement therapy, and one serious complication is breast cancer due to the estrogen in it. Other possible cancers from high estrogen include uterine cancer. Other cancers like adenomas and adrenal tumors may also be due to some kind of hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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How does ceftriaxone cause dizziness? What does it affect to cause this side effect?

How does ceftriaxone cause dizziness? What does it affect to cause this side effect?

Doubtful: Dizziness is not a known side effect of ceftriaxone. If it continues, get in touch right away with the doctor or clinic where you are being treated. ...Read more

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Dr.'s please explain what happens when hormones are imbalance ?How does that affect 1 with urine fibroid?Are imbalance hormones making fibroids grow

Dr.'s please explain what happens when hormones are imbalance ?How does that affect 1 with urine fibroid?Are imbalance hormones making  fibroids grow

Hormone balance: Fibroids in the uterus can be affected by the imbalance of female hormones. Estrogen and Progesterone have a normal cycling which produce the female menstrual cycle. Imbalance can affect the growth of the inside of the uterus including fibroids. ...Read more

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Does hormonal imbalance cause infertility and breast discharge?

Does hormonal imbalance cause infertility and breast discharge?

It can: Hormone imbalances are among the most common causes of infertility. Excess of hormone called prolactin can cause milky breast discharge. It is a good idea to see your gyn or a fertility specialist to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Does estrogen cause dementia? Or does stopping it unmask cognitive changes that would occur naturally?

Increases risk: The most evidence supports that estrogen taken in a pill or patch likely increases the risk of alzheimers dementia which is the most common type.. ...Read more

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What causes estrogen to surge?

What causes estrogen to surge?

Estrogen: Estrogen levels go up and down during a monthly cycle. Go to Yahoo or something similar and look for images related to estrogen. ...Read more

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What would cause a young women to have low estrogen?

Premature ovarian: Failure, or a problem in the hypothalamus or pituitary that leads to decreased estrogen stimulation. In some cases, extreme exercise, particularly with weight loss such as seen in an eating disorder, can also cause this. Ingestion of anabolics can do this as well. Less commonly, a prolactin secreting pituitary tumor can do the same thing. Check w/your physician. ...Read more

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Does high estrogen levels cause me to dislike people?

Not estrogens: All women have estrogen and it is unlikely your levels are higher than that of other women. Although changes in estrogen levels (eg menopause) can certainly affect mood, estrogen levels should not make you dislike people. ...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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What causes very low estrogen levels in women aged 20-30 years old?

What causes very low estrogen levels in women aged 20-30 years old?

Pituitary/ovarian: As always, a thorough history and physical exam by a medical doctor is a must. The pituitary gland stimulates the ovaries to produce estrogen so there might be a problem with the pituitary gland (located in the brain) or the ovaries may not be producing adequate estrogen. Some common causes are eating disorders, excessive exercise and excessive stress. ...Read more

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Does fat disturbution affect estrogen level i mean if exercise change my fat disturbtion will that affect estrogen level ?

Does fat disturbution affect estrogen level i mean if exercise change my fat disturbtion will that affect estrogen level
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To some degree: Obese women will produce extra Estrogen. This is true. If they lose a lotto weight this improves their Estrogen balance. For normal weight women who are just trying to perfect their body weight the estrogen changes will be minimal. ...Read more

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What causes an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone?

What causes an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone?

Imbalance: Multiple factors can cause an imbalance between estrogen and progesterone. Primary hormonal problems with the ovarian access, or other hormonal problems. Stress, obesity, and exposure to xenoestrogens can also be factors. ...Read more

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Which causes headaches== progestogen or estrogen?

Headaches hormones: Estrogen is more commonly associated with headaches. ...Read more

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What is an estrogen-producing tumor? What causes it?

What is an estrogen-producing tumor? What causes it?

Over expression: A number of different malignancies have been associated with production of estrogen. Many are ovarian tumors such as granulosa cell tumors and thecomas. Estrogen-producing endometrioid adenocarcinoma resembling sex cord-stromal tumor of the ovary and Sertoli cell tumors of the testis,and adrenal tumors have also been reported to produce increased levels of estrogen. ...Read more

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What are soy products which can cause estrogen ? And examples .

Plant estrogens safe: All soy products as well as other plant products like beans, sprouts & even garlic have plant based Estrogens called phytoestrogens. They are weaker than the ones animals & humans produce. Normal consumption of those products are safe and without consequences. ...Read more

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Does estrogen levels in females determine how much their faces change during puberty?

Does estrogen levels in females determine how much their faces change during puberty?

Face change/hormones: Estrogen production will certainly influence the appearance of actual body changes during puberty, and can cause acne and oily areas on one's face. The actual bony and muscular structure of the face is not generally caused by estrogen levels, since the same levels are present from early teens until mid 30's, after which the estrogen levels do increase substantially. ...Read more

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What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

Not gender issues: High estrogen in men doesn't cause gender issues, but can increase risk of cardiovascular disease including stroke, heart attack, and peripheral vascular disease. Also it can cause gynecomastia, erectile dysfunction, and infertility. Gender identity does not rely on hormone levels alone. ...Read more

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I had the change at 52. I have taken some form of estrogen since then (40 years). Do I need mammogram?

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I had the change at 52. I have taken some form of estrogen since then (40 years). Do I need mammogram?

Yes, absolutely: You need and should have a mammogram once a year- especially because of the age and due to your hormonal replacement therapy that can give you some increased risk for development of breast cancer. Dont wait anymore- go to see your gynecologist or pmd- have a proper breast exam and annual screening mammogram. ...Read more

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Since starting estrogen - have new symptom -tingling of nerves - could estrogen fluctuations be the cause? Only on 1/2 dose - nd more?

Estrogen: Please keep to your current dose but get to your Gynecologist as soon as possible. What did the doctor prescribe before your last clinic visit? I am not sure whether the new symptoms are related to your estrogen or not. Please let me know what develops. ...Read more