How to increase estrogen

Estrogen deficiency causes fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, depression, and insomnia. It also causes dry skin, recurrent bladder infections, and vaginal dryness.

Vaginal dryness is one of the most characteristic signs of estrogen deficiency and a good indicator that you do have deficiency. 

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How to decrease estrogen

too much estrogenToo much estrogen can cause heavy periods, breast pain, fibroids, and premenstrual irritability. It can also suppress thyroid function and increase the risk of breast cancer.

What natural treatment works to lower estrogen? To understand that, you need to think about the types of estrogen and why they’re high.

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4 Things to Know About Bioidentical or Body-Identical HRT

Body identical hormone therapy.

Looking for clarity around bioidentical hormone replacement (HRT)?

Modern hormone therapy is very different from old medications such as Premarin and Provera.

Here’s everything you need to know.

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Why Progesterone Is Both Good and Bad for Mood (and How to Treat PMDD)

mood effects of progesteroneIs progesterone good for mood? Progesterone calms the brain and promotes sleep. At the same time, progesterone seem to play a role in the mood symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

How can both things be true? The short answer is that progesterone is usually good for mood but can sometimes be bad.

Keep reading for the longer answer about progesterone and mood.

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