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What Changes Does Estrogen Cause
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does estrogen cause dementia? Or does stopping it unmask cognitive changes that would occur naturally?
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
What does signal transformation of the cerebellum mean is this normal and can it cause any problems. ?
Nonspecific: Doubt that "transformation" is the correct word. In any event sounds non-specific. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
What may cause ovaries to not produce enough estrogen in secondary amenhorrhea? What are the symptoms for reduced estrogen?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr.'s please explain what happens when hormones are imbalance ?How does that affect 1 with urine fibroid?Are imbalance hormones making fibroids grow
Can Prednisone cause hormonal changes? Could blood tests show false hormone results, such as Progesterone/Estrogen levels, due to having taken Pred?
Prednisone: 1.Yes 2. not likely. But need the rest of the story. Happy to do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that if your taking too strong a dose of estrogen it
can cause nightsweats? I read
this is true.
Does fat disturbution affect estrogen level i mean if exercise change my fat disturbtion will that affect estrogen level
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How long will it take on the average for Estrogen to feminize a male as far as it is going to. What physcological changes can I expect to encounter?
Several months to a: long timeGet a more detailed answer ›
Would a womans body react to a drop of estrogen in bc pils
from 0.35mcg to 0.30mcg. Or are they so close that there
would be no change in symptoms?
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