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What is estrogen deficiency?

What is estrogen deficiency?

Natural hormone: It is a low level in the system of a naturally occurring hormone produced in your body. It can be associatedf with many signs and symptoms. If you are concerened, seek the guidance of a gyn doctor. ...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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Estrogen deficiency effect on the body?

Estrogen deficiency effect on the body?

Menopause: As estrogen levels decline, the side effects include hot flashes, sweats, vaginal dryness, insomnia, low libido, weight gain, hair loss, wrinkles, osteoporosis, and more. At your age (29) estrogen loss would be unusual. Starting at age 35, it starts to happen for some women, by 60, just about all women have this problem. Bioidentical hormones can help a great deal. ...Read more

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How old usually start to have estrogen deficiency?

How old usually start to have estrogen deficiency?

Anytime: Anytime, depending on the situation. But, most often women will start seeing decreased levels around age 47. Then complete menopause at age 51. ...Read more

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How can I overcome estrogen deficiency?

Take estrogen : Not sure exactly what you mean by estrogen deficiency. If you mean that you have gone into menopause and are suffering from symptoms like hot flashes then there are many hormone replacement options. ...Read more

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Can vit d deficiency (17.2 on a 30-normal range) cause estrogen and prog deficiency also?

Can vit d deficiency (17.2 on a 30-normal range) cause estrogen and prog deficiency also?

No: Vitamin d deficiency should not cause estrogen or Progesterone deficiencies. But if your vitamin d is only 17.2 you need replenishment. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have estrogen dominance or progesterone deficiency?

How can I tell if I have estrogen dominance or progesterone deficiency?

Why do: You think you have either one. Need a lot more information to help you. Check w/your doctor. Don't believe everything you read on the internet. ...Read more

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Do you recommend any estrogen supplement? I'm 26 and symptoms of having estrogen deficiency. Wat is side effect of OTC supplement? Shud stop nuvaring?

Do you recommend any estrogen supplement? I'm 26 and symptoms of having estrogen deficiency. Wat is side effect of OTC supplement? Shud stop nuvaring?

I don't know: What you mean by symptoms of estrogen deficiency while you're receiving daily estrogen and Progesterone from your birth control. There are no estrogen containing otc supplements that are effective, otherwise they wouldn't be otc don't take or stop anything without talking with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you think, could my boobs grow with birth control if I have an estrogen deficiency?

What do you think, could my boobs grow with birth control if I have an estrogen deficiency?

To some extent: Estrogen will probably cause some breast enlargement as long as you take it; the amount will be variable depending upon many factors. ...Read more

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Apparently I have an estrogen and prog deficiency. I also have a double-triple lh:fsh ratio and irregular cycles. What causes what, how do I treat?

Apparently I have an estrogen and prog deficiency. I also have a double-triple lh:fsh ratio and irregular cycles. What causes what, how do I treat?

Needs clarification: You need to ask your obgyn if you have pcos or something else. From what you describe this is the most likely but there are other causes as well. Before you can discuss you treatment you need clarification on the diagnosis. ...Read more