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ESTROGEN TREATMENT

Estrogen is necessary for both women and men. In females, it is primarily made in the ovaries. Estrogen levels can begin to decline as early as 35 years of age. By their fifties, most women begin to experience menopause.  A personalized regimen of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy can significantly improve a woman’s overall quality of life.

 

With our personalized estrogen treatments for women, our female patients see an improvement in all of these areas over time.

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COMMON SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF LOW

ESTROGEN HORMONE

  • Night sweats
  • Joint aches and pains
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Mood swings
  • Wrinkles and sagging skin
  • Hot flashes
  • Exhaustion
  • Dizziness
  • Vaginal dryness or itching
  • Brittle hair and nails
  • Migraines or headaches
  • Urinary incontinence and infections
  • Decreased memory retention
  • Osteoporosis/Osteopenia
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Oily skin
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RESULTS AFTER ESTROGEN TREATMENT

With our personalized estrogen treatments, we see an improvement in all of these areas over time.

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MIAMI HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY SPECIALISTS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SHOULD ESTROGEN BE PRESCRIBED TRANSDERMALLY OR ORALLY?

We’ve observed that patients have fewer side effects with transdermal application. The risks of oral estrogens include elevated blood pressure, thrombosis and high triglycerides.  In addition, an increase in estrone is possible.  An increase in estrone increases the risk of breast and endometrial cancer. It can also elevate liver enzyme and decrease growth hormone.  Lastly, it can increase sex hormone binding globulin which can reduce testosterone levels.  This can resulting in weight gain.

WHAT ARE THE THREE TYPES OF ESTROGENS IN THE FEMALE BODY?

ESTRADIOL

 

Estradiol is the strongest of the three estrogens we will go over.  It is the most active hormone during a woman’s reproductive years. Estradiol is required for reproductive and sexual functions and has an impact on the health of many other organs and tissues. This form of estrogen is regularly linked to gynecological disorders like fibroids and endometriosis in females.

 

ESTRONE

 

Estrone is the least abundant estrogen of the three, and is created by abdominal fat cells. It is the main estrogen found in post-menopausal women who are not taking hormone replacement therapy. When compared to other estrogens, higher levels of estrone have been associated with cardiovascular disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer.  This includes uterine and breast cancer. Estrone is often thought of as an estradiol precursor because it can be easily converted into estradiol. An imbalance of estrone or one of the other two major types of estrogens can increase the risk for many age-related diseases.

 

ESTRIOL

 

Estriol is the weakest of the three estrogens, yet it’s another form of estrogen metabolized from estradiol. This hormone is linked to pregnancy because it is produced in substantial amounts throughout this period. However, it is present throughout a woman’s lifetime at varying levels.  In addition it has been shown to have anti-cancer effects by binding to estrogen receptors.  As a result, this effectively decreases the estrogen activity in breast tissue.

 

During our estrogen treatment protocol, all three of these are addressed.

WHAT ARE SOME NATURAL WAYS TO INCREASE ESTRADIOL LEVELS?

Exercising and eating a high protein diet supplemented by Omega 3 fatty acids, B6, B12, and folate is key. Foods such as cruciferous vegetables, flax, rosemary, and turmeric have also been shown to raise estradiol levels.

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