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Estrogen Questions

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by 30 · about 3 hours ago

Hi, my child is not 15 months and i just got my period back after gradual weaning (though I am still breastfeeding). I have always been small below with a small butt and hips. Offlate I have had alot of weight gain for the first time in my hips... (more)

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by 5 · about 4 hours ago

A friend of mine asked about her Post Pregnancy Low Estrogen levels. Her doc wants to put her on an Estrogen cream treatment but she has read some nasty things about that treatment. Anyone advice for diet/lifestyle changes to incorporate that... (more)

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MeghanneR 0 · August 03, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Yikes! It is rather common for the mainstream medical system to just treat the problem not look for a solution. Were these levels tested via blood or saliva? Salivary tests are much more accurate! Has your friend recently lost a lot of baby... (more)

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by 155 · about 4 hours ago

Is there any good list of where these Xenoestrogens mostly come from so we know what to avoid the most? Is this real or just hype?

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danno 0 · July 08, 2013 at 6:32 PM

The most common one you want to avoid is all plastics used for packaging, casing, storage and many other things, plastics are the most common reason for infertility these days. Check out the documentary on youtube for free... (more)

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by 1467 · about 4 hours ago

So I have been having night sweats for about a year and about two weeks ago I started bleeding heavily and haven't stopped. I got some blood work done and the results are low estrogen and low progesterone: My doctor wants to put me on the oral... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · June 15, 2013 at 2:29 AM

Get your D3 level checked and sun/supplement to a blood level of 60-80 ng/ml. D3 is a hormone precursor and required for hormonal balance. Make sure to get sufficient A, K, and Magnesium, since they are co-factors of D3. It make take 4-6... (more)

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by 10 · about 4 hours ago

So being a male and liking to have my testosterone as high, and my estrogen as low as possible, when it came to phytoestrogens, my only thought used to be: avoid! But now I read this: " 4) Use Phytoestrogens To Promote the C-2 Pathway Include... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 03, 2013 at 3:18 PM

If you avoid phytoestrogens, you are going to have to basically avoid plants. Don't do this. When people say that phytoestrogens should be avoided, I believe they are talking about the food sources of phytoestrogens which are orders of magnitude... (more)

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by 364 · about 4 hours ago

Technically this is more than one question, but since they're all related, I think they can be in the same post... In a nutshell, I have a PCOS diagnosis, which came about from me stopping birth control and not getting a period for 10 months. My... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 25, 2013 at 9:26 PM

My opinion is that most PCOS is caused by malnutrition (lack of certain nutrients) or environmental factors. I wrote a couple of blog articles that may be... (more)

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by 1579 · about 4 hours ago

I have been diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhea based on a blood test that showed low estrogen and normal FSH, LH, and progesterone. I have had one period (a year ago) in the past 2 years. I started paleo a little over 2 years ago, at 119 lbs... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · February 15, 2013 at 7:50 PM

You are too thin. Sorry. I know exactly how you feel, about not wanting to be bigger. I'm your height and 115-120, and if I was your weight I wouldn't be having periods either. I lost mine on VLC paleo for a year and had to add carbs,... (more)

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by 1670 · about 4 hours ago

What foods can improve estrogen levels and return cycles w/o being detrimental to health? Everything else is in the normal range (testosterone isn't high at all) and thyroid function is perfect. I just have low estrogen and I think this ceased my... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · January 26, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Avoid soy. Get your vitamin D3 level tested & sun/supplement to 60-80 ng/ml. D3 is a hormone precursor. Make sure your Zinc, Magnesium, A & K are dialed in & you are getting sufficient Paleo/Primal fats. If you give your body... (more)

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by 220 · about 4 hours ago

I've been off birth control pills for a year, at first I had a lot of hair loss, cycles were all over the place and my skin looked pretty terrible, but that seems to be fixing itself now which is great. I've read a lot of Ray Peat's work on the... (more)

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MM_4 0 · December 09, 2012 at 4:35 PM

I would also recommend the taking charge of your fertility book, if you have hormonal problems then the already mentioned hofmeiklers anti-estrogen book is very, very good. I would consider not taking hormonal bcp, and not using a IUD (these... (more)

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by 1495 · about 4 hours ago

I just had a huge battery of blood tests done and everything looks great except I noticed that my FREE TESTOSTERONE is low (below range) and my ESTRADIOL is on the very high end of the range (not above range). The blood tests happened to occur on... (more)

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by 231 · about 4 hours ago

This is a question for any ladies with experience with bio-identical hormone therapy? Has anyone tried the Wiley Protocol? What was your experience with it? Anything postive or negative to report? How would you compare it to progesterone cream alone? (more)

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paleohacks 0 · November 01, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Only partially relevant but "The Doper Next Door" did the male version of Wiley's protocols. What he described in interview, haven't had the chance to make it through the book yet, was a real roller-coaster that lead to screaming fights and... (more)

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by 1195 · about 4 hours ago

I am not a Ray Peat follower...I have only been Paleo/Primal for four months. But since finding Paleo Hacks two months ago, I have poked around on here quite a bit. I have found here and elsewhere references to the Ray Peat raw carrot salad and... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 20, 2013 at 4:17 AM

That title really got me, but here's a serious answer: Dietary fiber (when consumed with a meal containing fat) interferes with the enterohepatic recirculation of biliary hormones and causes them to be excreted rather than absorbed. I don't... (more)

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by 145 · about 4 hours ago

just got some bloodwork done and not sure how to read it........... anything jump out to you? I'm 21 female 5'3 muscular 130 pounds experiencing (suffering with) hirstuitism and acne Estrad: 69.40 pg/ml Progesterone .76 ng/ml SHBG 57 Total t3... (more)

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anonymous_12 0 · October 26, 2012 at 8:07 PM

As others said this could be PCOS related, but do not overlook high cortisol condition that could manifest many of the same hair and insulin handling issues. I say this because you mention drinking. Frequent high intake of alcohol can cause a... (more)

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by 1649 · about 4 hours ago

I guess the downfall of this bio-hacking is that we have to figure this shit out ourselves! I recently asked my doctor to do a complete hormone blood panel and when she balked, I did one myself. Anyhooo so now I have the results. At first glance... (more)

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by 1310 · about 4 hours ago

I'm male, 61, 5'8". 137lbs., exercise regularly (aerobics and weights), high sex drive, no symptoms of estrogen dominance except for BPH symptoms which are getting worse and not improving with saw palmetto. I eat a mostly paleo type diet with... (more)

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Karen_28 0 · November 20, 2012 at 3:46 AM

Overweight people are particularly prone to estrogen dominance. Fat cells (adipose tissues) produce a weak form of estrogen (estrone). People in developed countries have more estrogen dominance because they eat more food contaminated with... (more)

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by 2873 · about 4 hours ago

I'm looking for ways to reduce my estrogen levels. From what I understand, excess estrogen can lead to excess fat accumulation in guys. I'm a young male and I've always had a bit more fat in my tricep area than I would like, and I'm thinking that... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · August 09, 2012 at 2:53 PM

have your hormones tested first.... then: eat more cruciferous vegetables (unless you have a thyroid condition) take DIM and/or calcium-d glucarate decrease your exposure to BPA, plastics, perfumes and cosmetics containing endocrine disrupters... (more)

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by 971 · about 4 hours ago

When I first started paleo I was coming off an extended period of high estrogen levels, so paleo foods made sense in that way (less plastic, less chemicals,no grains, no soy = less estrogen). At the risk of TMI, the truth is I was feeling VERY... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 20, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Avoid the Pill at all costs! Will mess up your gut flora & make things worse in the long run. Read Dr. John Lee's site on estrogen dominance. Lot's of other helpful information there. You can still be estrogen dominant with low estrogen. ... (more)

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by 4266 · about 4 hours ago

I just read the Paleo Answer and was pretty surprised by the long list of bad things in milk that are harmful to the human body. I am not talking about casein or lactose, but the other bioactive hormones, peptides, insulin, estrogen etc. It was... (more)

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miked_2 0 · July 09, 2012 at 8:16 PM

Whole 9 already wrote about this a long time ago: http://whole9life.com/2011/10/butter/

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by 2048 · about 4 hours ago

So I got a hormone panel done (saliva) on day 21 of my cycle (I'm not on any hormonal birth control so my menstrual cycle is natural). Estradiol - 1.6 pg/ml [normal range 1.3 - 3.3] Progesterone - 88 pg/ml [normal range 75 - 270] Ratio Pg/E2 -... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · June 11, 2012 at 8:38 PM

First, I would get your 25(OH)D level checked, if you haven't already. Vitamin D is a hormone precursor & by getting in the optimal range (50-60 ng/ml for most folk or 60-80 if you have an auto-immune/inflammatory condition) you will give... (more)

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by 5 · about 4 hours ago

I had a baby exactly 18 months ago and at the 3 month post-partum mark experienced the hormone dump. My hair came out in clumps, bad sweats day and night, vaginal dryness, zero libido. Before my baby I had been on the pill for 12 straight years... (more)

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Crowlover_ 0 · June 05, 2012 at 3:40 AM

Please find a doctor who does Bio-identical hormone balancing. These two websites may be useful for finding a doctor who is doing the very best treatments for hormone problems: http://www.acamnet.org/site/c.ltJWJ4MPIwE/b.5420171/k.BD4C/Home.htm... (more)

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by 6229 · about 4 hours ago

Does this change your view? Robb Wolf and others have mentioned hormones contribute to "leaky gut." If this is true even bio-identical natural estrogen hormones could be problematic??!! Perhaps some new... (more)

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Lynn_6 0 · June 30, 2012 at 10:04 PM

I got off the pill about a year ago (was on it 16 years), as part of my plan to heal my leaky gut, regulate hormones and generally get healthier. It did work for it's intended use like a champ!

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by 1857 · about 4 hours ago

The United States, at least, seems to have an estrogen problem. Estrogen-related pathology is elevated compared even to other developing countries, estrogenoids are in our food supply in the form of soy, and our consumer products supply in the... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · May 27, 2012 at 7:48 AM

According to this TED talk....yes. http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/tyrone_hayes_penelope_jagessar_chaffer_the_toxic_baby.html (more)

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by 145 · about 4 hours ago

I am a 21 year old female, 5'3 and an athletic 135 pounds. I have experienced a small amount of facial hair growth in my life- just a few hairs here and there (i am of middle eastern descent) but recently my body hair has gotten totally out of... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · May 06, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Focusing on replenishing your body so that your hormones can balance themselves is the approach I would take. Sufficient Vitamin D is essential, along with other co-factors. This blog post I wrote on Pregnancy nutrition is actually a good... (more)

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by 123 · about 4 hours ago

After lots of personal research, and finally talking with a functional medicine Dr., I've come to the conclusion that a lot of my lingering health problems stem from estrogen overload in my body. The doc I talked to said that he has an estrogen... (more)

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edle 0 · April 12, 2012 at 1:16 AM

I was through amenorrhea for many months. I also think estrogen excess was involved in my case, but it is probably helpful to think that more stuff in the body is out of whack when the menstrual cycle is missing. Getting rid of estrogen is one... (more)

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by 4533 · about 4 hours ago

It's possible this topic is just on my radar now in light of being recently diagnosed with hashi's, but there seems to be an influx of hashimoto's cases on Paleohacks lately. Curious what other's think about Danny Roddy's latest article,... (more)

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Korion 0 · March 12, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Danny Roddy is the only person that makes me doubt about a lot of paleo perceptions. I'm glad lean meats are now considered silly, and that Dr. Harris and Dr. Jaminet make sugar more popular, but there is still a list of things to think about :... (more)

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