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UW begins study of effects of estrogen lack on women's heart disease by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:20pm A study of the effects of estrogen deficiency on body-fat distribution and cholesterol metabolism has been launched by the University of Washington, to determine why and how the risk of coronary artery disease increases in women as they age.The two-year study, a joint effort of the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing, will be supported b ... Read on »
Are You Gaining Weight or Gaining Estrogen? by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Fri 29 Jan 2010 1:21pm As we age many women gain weight due to our high fat, oversized portions, preservative laden, lack of exercise, menopausal American lifestyle. As a result, excess weight around a woman’s waist often results in excess estrogen in the body. If you’re like me and are “of a certain age” and your breast cancer was estrogen positive, this is no ... Read on »
Are You Gaining Weight or Gaining Estrogen? by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Tue 05 Apr 2011 7:52pm As we age many women gain weight due to our high fat, oversized portions, preservative laden, lack of exercise, menopausal American lifestyle. As a result, excess weight around a woman’s waist often results in excess estrogen in the body. If you’re like me and are “of a certain age” and your breast cancer was estrogen positive, this is no ... Read on »
You Need Estrogen to Make Your Kitty Purrr by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Sep 2011 3:10am Estrogen….the essence of a woman.  It is the hormone responsible for many things that make a woman a woman such as breast development. Men also produce estrogen, but in very small amounts.  (To see what can happen to a man that takes extra estrogen shots, rent the move “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”.) One of the purposes of estrogen ... Read on »
Does Estrogen Increase Risk of Breast Cancer? by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Oct 2013 3:06pm Painted Lady © lynette sheppard In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we bring you this informative guest post from gynecologist Bill Rawls. Estrogen sources run the gamut from oral contraceptives to HRT to surprising areas of everyday living. Women of every age should read this article with common sense advice for our health ... Read on »
HDL2b -- Age, Adiposity, Alcohol and Estrogen by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:12pm The lipoprotein subfraction HDL2b is emerging as the marker for regression of plaque and longevity. Even evidence from 10-15 yrs ago revealed this remarkable relationship. Looking at to centenarians, scientists often search for answers and clues to longevity and control of chronic illnesses. These Italian researchers examined the the relationhsip b ... Read on »
Estrogen and Fertility - The Good, the Bad and the Necessity by Hethir R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 29 Dec 2009 10:17pm Estrogen is one of the most important female reproductive hormones which is produced by the developing follicles in a woman’s ovaries, as well as the corpus luteum and the placenta. Although estrogen is present in both women and men, there is usually a higher level of estrogen in women who are of reproductive age. Estrogen helps to c ... Read on »
Estrogen by Sheri Goddard Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 12:00am Estrogen is a natural hormone that is produced by the body.  Females begin producing what is called estrogen in the ovaries as their bodies mature from childhood to adulthood.  As the ovaries produce estrogen, a female begins her childbearing years.  She produces an egg each month and if not fertilized, the egg will be flushed from t ... Read on »
Estrogen Works In The Brain To Keep Weight In Check by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Thu 20 Oct 2011 7:41am A recent UT Southwestern Medical Center study found that estrogen regulates energy expenditure, appetite and body weight, while insufficient estrogen receptors in specific parts of the brain may lead to obesity. “Estrogen has a profound effect on metabolism,” said Dr. Deborah Clegg, associate professor of internal medicine and senior author ... Read on »
Is Estrogen Dominance Causing Your Acne? by Fran K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 8:36am Do you have a problem with any of these? Irritability Mood swings Depression Irregular periods Heavy menstrual bleeding Vaginal dryness Sleep disturbance Hot flashes Headaches Dry eyes Acne Fatigue Short term memory loss Weight gain PMS PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) Ins ... Read on »