... I just want to address the idea that peri symptoms are always because of falling estrogen. I have my worst days when my body is trying to ovulate by spiking my estrogen up. High hormones in some women cause as much grief as low hormones in others. ... (7 replies)
... Titchou, keeping track of the gel and everything really is nothing compared to the symptoms of low estrogen. I don't really mind that and I have it all written down. ... (28 replies)
... I am so sorry about the loss of your dear Mother. ... (28 replies)
... However, for those women who cannot take HRT due to cancer, etc, there is the option of the antidepressants to possibly help them. ... (28 replies)
... might be able to minimize hot flashes and other discomforts by adding soy protein to your diet. I was able to get through menopause naturally by eating 2 ounces of tofu a day. It was easy. ... (6 replies)
... Hi MerryKate. I just want to tell you that evening primrose oil is a phytoestrogen, so if you are estrogen dominant, then I wouldn't be taking this supplement. Evening primrose oil helps if your estrogen is low,but if your progesterone is low, it will make it worse. ... (17 replies)
... are still here. I was on Yasmin a few years ago when I was experiencing hair loss..I've heard that's not so good anymore due to all the bad side effects. So...a low dose BC pill could help..but I'm not too old for that am I? ... (17 replies)
... Hi Laye. Sorry to hear your symptoms are not letting up! HRT is so individual. So it's hard to suggest what to ask for. ... (17 replies)
... I need some advice. I am going in for my annual next week and I need to ask my Doctor for something. I need some estrogen..I'm low because of all the awful symptoms. Last time she gave me an antidepressant and that did not work. ... (17 replies)
... hello! seems in my previous post i got my estrogen level wrong. ... (3 replies)
... th control pill to regulate your hormones. Otherwise, if your hormones keep dropping, you will soon be in menopause. Yes, seems as though with your hormones as low as they are, you would be in a perimenopause state of being. Please, go see someone else. ... (5 replies)
... It was as I figured it would be. I have so many symptoms of low estrogen and it took me 6 months to convince my Dr to test my hormones. ... (5 replies)
... Im still trying to get mine up but having side effects of all these estrogen products...good luck to you.. ... (3 replies)
... I dont think that number is that low for estrogen? ... (3 replies)
... o, 5'5" and weigh 103 lbs. Fat cells make estrogen and so I really need a lot of estrogen to feel normal again. Which is another reason that bcp seem to help me more than hrt. And I still have periods. ... (52 replies)
... No, I'm not taking anything. I don't care for all the negatives I've heard about HRT so figured I would just deal with Mother Nature. (5 replies)
... If so, maybe you need a stronger dose. Those sound like symptoms of low estrogen. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! This is why they call it the Change of Life. Your body is changing and your hormone are fluctuating. It's all part of the process. What's happening is normal. Women can start peri as early as 30 years old. ... (4 replies)
... thank you for your response!
my estradiol is 61.
my progesterone is 3.9.
hope this helps! thank you!!!
kathryn (3 replies)
... Hello ladies just wondering if any of you have gotten any of your problems resolved yet amd how yall were doing. My estrogen is dropping to 50 and it is literally killing me. I have ALL of the classic symptoms except for hot flashes. The headaches are killing me,tired,no libido etc. ... (3 replies)