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If my breast cancer feed off estrogen bein a female how can I reduce it in my body?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Anti-hormone drugs

If you have been diagnosed with hormone-receptor positive breast cancer, you should be on a medication to either block estrogen (tamoxifen) or, if you are post-menopausal, to decrease the level of estrogen in your body (letrozole, anastrazole, or exemestane).
You can lose weight if you are obese, which will also decrease the estrogen in your body. However, anti-estrogen drugs are very important!

In brief: Anti-hormone drugs

If you have been diagnosed with hormone-receptor positive breast cancer, you should be on a medication to either block estrogen (tamoxifen) or, if you are post-menopausal, to decrease the level of estrogen in your body (letrozole, anastrazole, or exemestane).
You can lose weight if you are obese, which will also decrease the estrogen in your body. However, anti-estrogen drugs are very important!
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: "anti-estrogens"

Great question. Breast cancer is associated with prolonged high estrogen levels (early menarche, late menopause, children later in life, estrogen replacement rx), not caused, meaning it's not a simple relationship.
If you are trying to prevent breast cancer, a low-fat diet is advisable, which may keep estrogen levels down. For ca rx, anti-estrogens such as tamoxifen may counteract the estrogen.

In brief: "anti-estrogens"

Great question. Breast cancer is associated with prolonged high estrogen levels (early menarche, late menopause, children later in life, estrogen replacement rx), not caused, meaning it's not a simple relationship.
If you are trying to prevent breast cancer, a low-fat diet is advisable, which may keep estrogen levels down. For ca rx, anti-estrogens such as tamoxifen may counteract the estrogen.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Avoid estrogens

I agree with the other docs: you should be taking anti-estrogens.
But it also helps to avoid xenoestrogens, which come in many forms. Phytoestrogens are in soy and other plant foods; hormone-treated dairy products contain estrogens, and "female" supplements like evening primrose oil are potent sources. Bpas from plastics mimic estrogen in the body; get a metal water bottle!

In brief: Avoid estrogens

I agree with the other docs: you should be taking anti-estrogens.
But it also helps to avoid xenoestrogens, which come in many forms. Phytoestrogens are in soy and other plant foods; hormone-treated dairy products contain estrogens, and "female" supplements like evening primrose oil are potent sources. Bpas from plastics mimic estrogen in the body; get a metal water bottle!
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Iodine

Iodine blocks estrogen receptors - take orally 13.
8 mg per day available as iodozyme with biotics need 2pills comes as 6.25mg.

In brief: Iodine

Iodine blocks estrogen receptors - take orally 13.
8 mg per day available as iodozyme with biotics need 2pills comes as 6.25mg.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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