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What role does estrogen and progesterone play in menopause?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Menopause

Menopause is brought about by the changing balance of sex hormones.
Usually estrogen has decreased to a low level and Progesterone as is decreased. The changing levels of hormones cause the symptoms of menopause.

In brief: Menopause

Menopause is brought about by the changing balance of sex hormones.
Usually estrogen has decreased to a low level and Progesterone as is decreased. The changing levels of hormones cause the symptoms of menopause.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Low levels

Menopause is the loss of natural ovulation cycles due to few eggs.
Ovulation in a natural cycle is the maturation and development of a follicle with release of the egg, accompanied by cyclic rise and fall in the hormones estrogen and Progesterone over the 28 day menstrual cycle. In menopause those cycles no longer occur and hormone levels remain low.

In brief: Low levels

Menopause is the loss of natural ovulation cycles due to few eggs.
Ovulation in a natural cycle is the maturation and development of a follicle with release of the egg, accompanied by cyclic rise and fall in the hormones estrogen and Progesterone over the 28 day menstrual cycle. In menopause those cycles no longer occur and hormone levels remain low.
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