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Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen dominance is a condition in which a woman can have deficient, normal, or excessive levels of estrogen, but has too little progesterone to balance the estrogen level.  It means a predominance of estrogenic effect as opposed to progesterone effects.  It is the balance of the two that matters more than how much we have.  A woman can have a low estrogen but a lower progesterone and be estrogen dominant. Estrogen and Progesterone work with each other either as opposites or as complementing hormones. Estrogen is a stimulant (anxiety, insomnia, cellular proliferation at breast, uterus etc) and Progesterone is a calmer (patience, sleep, inhibits cell division). They also complement each other (Estrogen decreases bone loss while Progesterone promotes bone growth). Common symptoms of Estrogen Dominance : Anxiety, irritability, anger, agitation, Cramps,...

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