Estrogen is a natural hormone produced by both men and women; however, very little is known about the role that estrogen plays in men’s health. In women, estrogen, or the estrogenic hormones, is responsible for the development of female sexual characteristics and reproduction. It also controls the growth of the uterine lining during the initial stages of the menstrual cycle. The term estrogen actually refers to a group of hormones, including:
Estrogen plays an important role in the prevention of bone loss. As women age and begin experiencing perimenopause and menopause, hormone levels begin to decrease. These decreased estrogen levels can lead to an increased risk of bone fracture and osteoporosis. If you are concerned about your estrogen levels, you should contact a physician in order to determine what steps need to be taken to ensure your levels are, and stay, within normal ranges. There are natural hormone therapies that can be administered to help maintain and regulate your hormone levels.
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