Estrogens


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Estrogens

Hormones produced by the ovaries, the female sex glands.
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Conjugated estrogens combined with the selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) bazedoxifene (Duavee) are a new option to alleviate menopausal symptoms and prevent postmenopausal bone loss.
In 2001, to test just how potent estrogens could be, researchers at Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the United States Environmental Protection Agency began an experiment.
A new class of estrogen receptors was discovered in 1996 and named estrogen receptor b (ER-B).
Estrogen refers to a group of hormones that play an essential role in the growth and development of female sexual characteristics and the reproductive process.
John Lee, author of What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause and Theo Colburn, author of Our Stolen Future, these chemical estrogens are indeed wreaking havoc on humans as well as all other animals on this planet.
Unopposed estrogen therapy was not associated with a reduction in the incidence of probable dementia or mild cognitive impairment in women aged 65 79 years, according to newly released data from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) jumped into the fray, requiring that a so-called "black box," the agency's strongest warning label, be added to all estrogen products warning women of the potential risks.
These estrogens also could have an additive effect with chemicals such as PCBs, which are found in animal tissue.
The relative risk of cancer was not significantly increased among users of low-potency oral estrogens, compared with those who had never used these agents.
In our youth, an excess of estrogens can cause side effects like breast tenderness, swollen breasts, water retention, impatience, nausea, and cramps.
New studies are examining the benefits of plant estrogens such as those found in soy products, which may offer some of the benefits of estrogen without promoting breast cancer.
"These plant estrogens are thousands of times weaker than natural estrogen," says nutritionist Mindy Kurzer of the University of Minnesota.