Symptoms of Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen Dominance is also called Estrogen Dominance Syndrome EDS. It is commonly misunderstood in that most women think it means they have too much estrogen or they say “My estrogen is low, so that cannot be my answer.” The truth is that estrogen dominance merely means that estrogen is dominant out of balance in relation to progesterone. Some symptoms of estrogen dominance may seem like something you have had for a long time and never thought it was anything but a pain. PMS – Pre Menstrual Syndrome Allergies – believe it or not allergies can be from hormonal imbalance. Hormones out of whack are a very common reason. Decreased sex drive – Now this is a bummer if you are trying to conceive and even if you are not, it is not a good thing for a marriage. Depression – Think about how many women you may know who are on prescriptions for depression who might use a boost from natural progesterone cream instead. Foggy thinking – Also related to the adrenals it is frustrating and confusing.  Many women in peri-menopause or menopausal years fear they are starting to lose their minds due to their foggy thinking. Cyclic headaches – This means they seem to come and go with your cycle.  Hormones spiking can cause even migraines. Weight gain, especially around the middle or hard to lose weight.  This can come from a hormonal imbalance due to raised cortisol levels which will then affect estrogen and progesterone levels. Fibrocystic breasts – Do you have bumps on your nipples that are similar to pimples? These are just the beginning few. ...

Hormone Levels

Hormone Testing Kits available in our store LH - Lutenizing Hormone 5-20 mIU/mL (gonadotropin) signals egg to leave ovary FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone 14-16 mIU/mL (gonadotropin) stimulates follicles to produce eggs GnRH - Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone secreted by hypothalamus - control secretion of LH and FSH TSH - Thyroid Stimulating Hormone 0.4-7.0 uIU/mL T4 4.8-10.8 ug/dL T3 33-45 percent PROLACTIN 0-20 ng/mL TESTOSTERONE 20-70 ng/dL total adrenal and ovarian secretion FREE TESTOSTERONE 0.6-3.2 pg/mL sex binding protein levels may decrease with chronically elevated levels INSULIN 0-20 uU/mL increased insulin contributes to increased androgen by ovaries often the fasting insulin level is elevated even with normal glucose reading Hormone Testing Kits available in our store Share and...