Estrogen


 

Benefits of Estrogen

  • Eases the symptoms of menopause
  • Controls the growth of the uterine lining and  helps stimulate the growth of an egg follicle during the menstrual cycle and at the beginning of a pregnancy
  • Estrogen improves the thickness and quality of the skin as well as the collagen content which helps prevent aging
  • Regulates food intake, body weight, glucose metabolism, and insulin sensitivity
  • Promotes bone formation, working alongside vitamin D, calcium and other hormones to keep bones strong and healthy
  • Regulates cholesterol production in the liver, which protects the heart and arteries

Common Signs of Low Estrogen

  • Painful sex due to a lack of vaginal lubrication
  • An increase in urinary tract infections (UTIs) due to a
         thinning of the urethra
  • Irregular or absent periods
  • Mood swings
  • Hot flashes
  • Breast tenderness
  • Headaches or accentuation of pre-existing migraines
  • Depression
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Fatigue

Causes of Low Estrogen

  • Excessive exercise or training
  • Eating disorders, such as anorexia
  • Hypopituitarism – A low-functioning pituitary gland
  • Hypogonadism – Premature ovarian failure, which
        can result from genetic defects, toxins, or
        an autoimmune condition
  • Turner syndrome
  • Pregnancy failure (estriol)
  • Perimenopause and menopause (estradiol)
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Chronic kidney disease
Location
Active Future Solutions
1349 South Rochester Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Phone: 248-466-0444
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