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Doctor insights on: What Happens To Estrogen Levels If You Stop Getting Your Period

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Could you tell me what happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period?

Could you tell me what happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period?

It goes down: Amenorrhea is the medical term for having no periods. Menstrual bleeding depends on estrogen levels high enough to stimulate the lining of the uterus to thicken. When estrogen is low, menstrual cycles will stop. ...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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What happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period, but used to have normal periods?

What happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period, but used to have normal periods?

It's all estrogen!: Most of the time, if you've stopped having menstrual periods, your estrogen levels are below 40. Menopause is the most common reason, but certainly is not the only reason for absent periods. Hormone evaluations are a must in this situation. ...Read more

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What happens to your hormone levels when you're pregnant?

What happens to your hormone levels when you're pregnant?

Pregnant: I am surprised your obstetrician has not answered this for you. It would be best that you sit down with your obstetrician and learn what happens to your hormones during pregnancy. You will feel relieved! ...Read more

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If you stop progynova, will you stop the implantation happening?

If you stop progynova, will you stop the implantation happening?

Why are you: taking progynova? For an embryo transfer with IVF? Then stopping it is a very bad idea and may affect your outcome. For another reason? Please tell us, we cannot guess why you are taking the medicine. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Do you stop getting crazy hormone levels when you remove your uterus and ovaries?

Do you stop getting crazy hormone levels when you remove your uterus and ovaries?

No: Removing the ovaries prior to late menopause changes the internal hormonal balance. Sometimes for the better, especially with hormonal treatment. Often for the worse when done during the reproductive years. ...Read more

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If you take birth control why you are on your period then you stop takeing it will you bleed longer ?

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If you take birth control why you are on your period then you stop takeing it will you bleed longer ?

Extra hormones...: The basic answer is that birth control is extra "female" hormones (types of estrogen and progesterone) that affect the lining of your uterus in different ways in different women...Causing bleeding is some and suppressing bleeding in others. ...Read more

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Please explain what happens to your body if you delay your period forever?

Please explain what happens to your body if you delay your period forever?

Depends: I suppose it depends on how you are delaying your period. If you are referring to using birth control methods to avoid periods then there is not an issue. One could do this all the way to menopause without deleterious effects ...Read more

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What happens if you take norethisterone to delay your period?

What happens if you take norethisterone to delay your period?

Usually: We do this frequently for the exact reason you stated. Just be aware that your cycle may be irregular & this may cause irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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What would happen to you if your body could not regulate blood sugar levels?

What would happen to you if your body could not regulate blood sugar levels?

It's called diabetes: It's called diabetes, and it will kill you if not treated properly. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop yourself from getting sick during you menstrual cycle?

What can you do to stop yourself from getting sick during you menstrual cycle?

Dysmenorrhea: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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What happens when you take plan b while on birth control, what should you expect your period to be like, and how do you resume your pills?

What happens when you take plan b while on birth control, what should you expect your period to be like, and how do you resume your pills?

Not necessary: If you are using your birth control pills consistently, you do not need to take Plan B. Taking both these together, may give you rather irregular bleeding, which will be variable and unpredictable for some days to may some weeks. ...Read more

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When you start the menopause do you stop having periods?

When you start the menopause do you stop having periods?

Yes: By definition, menopause is the cessation of periods for one year. But if you are younger than 40 and don't have a period for a long time, this should be evaluated by your doc to be sure it isn't form another treatable cause. Further even women in menopause should continue annual gyn visits to stay healthy. ...Read more

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When you stop birth control how long is the phase of your hormones going crazy to balance out if this even happens?

When you stop birth control how long is the phase of your hormones going crazy to balance out if this even happens?

About a day: Your hormone levels will start to rise to their normal levels about 1 day after you take your last pill and all of the effects of birth control pills are out of your system in about days. There is no time where your hormones go crazy. Your ovaries which were suppressed while on the pill start working again and you return to whatever your normal hormone state was before you started the pill. ...Read more

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Can you say if it could insulin change your hormones and delay your menstrual?

No: Not if you're using it to correct an abnormal blood sugar. The abnormal blood sugar can certainly affect everything else in your body. Insulin, properly utilized, can only help to normalize your various bodily processes. ...Read more

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What if your not ovulation and you forget to take your pills can u get pregnant ?

What if your not ovulation and you forget to take your pills can u get pregnant ?

Birth Control: You do begin to ovulate when you stop taking your pills and yes you are at high risk of getting pregnant in the scenario you describe. ...Read more

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How does a dr test to see if your body is ovulating each month? When you have your period do you always ovulate?

How does a dr test to see if your body is ovulating each month? When you have your period do you always ovulate?

OTC ovulation tests: The doctor need not do tests to determine when you are ovulating. Non-prescription ovulation predictor kits (first response, etc) can give you a very accurate determination of when ovulation is happening. No need for a doctor visit. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop your period from having constant abnormal periods?

What can you do to stop your period from having constant abnormal periods?

Hormones: When a woman is having irregular periods often the cause is problems with her hormones. Options to treat this include birth control pills which regulate the hormones, or the iud that has Progesterone in it which will lighten the periods. If the cause is fibroids or polyps then treating them will often help solve the irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more