There are the 3
chemicals make up human estrogen. The estrogen that has the most
volume in the body is estriol (60-80% of circulating estrogens),
followed by estradiol and estrone (10-20% each). Estriol is thought
to be the weakest acting hormone, but provides a natural hormonal
balance in the body, whereas estradiol and estrone are thought be
the stronger estrogens. The female body produces large amounts of
estriol during pregnancy and has protective properties against such
things as estrogen related cancers. Estradiol is the estrogen that
can relieve vaso-motor symptoms the best. Estrone is the primary
estrogen found in post-menopausal women. It stores it self in the
body fat and has more know cancer properties.
What are the
functions of estrogens?
and growth of specific cells in the body.
development of most secondary sexual characteristics of the
normal growth and development of female sex organs.
of anti-aging mechanisms.
Protect against bone
loss (but does not assist in the formation of new bone), heart
disease, and other aging dilemmas.
BioIdentical estrogens be used for?
- Symptoms of peri-menopause and menopause.
- Natural and surgical menopause.
- Primary ovarian failure.
- Osteoporosis PMS
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