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What do estrogen and progesterone do in the body?
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Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacology
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In a very basic explanation estrogen causes cells to grow (example: breast/uterine tissue) and Progesterone helps the cells to mature properly.

In brief: See below
In a very basic explanation estrogen causes cells to grow (example: breast/uterine tissue) and Progesterone helps the cells to mature properly.
Dr. Troy DeLong
Dr. Troy DeLong
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
In brief: A lot!
They arorgormones & answer is complicated .
Estrogen builds up the uterine lining, protects bones, maintains elasticity of arteries, maintains youthful skin by keeping collagen to prevent wrinkling and sagging, Progesterone combats effects of estrogen in the uterus to prevent excessive periods. It is the first hooke lost in peri menopause . It prevents sodium retention and has a rob in pregnanc.

In brief: A lot!
They arorgormones & answer is complicated .
Estrogen builds up the uterine lining, protects bones, maintains elasticity of arteries, maintains youthful skin by keeping collagen to prevent wrinkling and sagging, Progesterone combats effects of estrogen in the uterus to prevent excessive periods. It is the first hooke lost in peri menopause . It prevents sodium retention and has a rob in pregnanc.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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