How Does Estrogen Therapy Work?

Women have to bear the hormonal imbalances throughout their life. Sometimes it seems that God is not fair to women. Why we are talking about this is because right from the puberty to the menopause, the bodies of women go through a variety of changes.

After following the rituals of menstrual periods for years suddenly body go through the whole series of new changes and the whole world seems upside down. During menopause, the body goes through all sorts of complications.

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The only Govt. approved treatment to treat the menopausal symptoms is the hormone replacement therapy. The best hormone replacement therapy to treat menopause symptoms is estrogen therapy combined with progesterone therapy.    

Menopause is confirmed after at least one year of the final menstrual period. The duration between the onset of the menopausal symptoms and one year after the final menstrual period is not easy for the women. The level of the estrogen hormones decreases significantly during this period.

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Because of low levels of the estrogen, women suffer from hot flashes, vaginal dryness, anxiety, mood swings, anxiety, depression and sleep problems. If the level of the estrogen is restored in the body, all these symptoms can be reduced to a significant extent.

But any hormone supplementation should not be initiated without the consultation of a female hormone doctor. Estrogen supplementation is available in the form of the cream, pills, and injections.       

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These supplements help in stabilizing the reduced level of the estrogen hormones in the body. However, most of the estrogen therapies are combined with progesterone therapy to reduce the ill-effects of the estrogen hormones.

The estrogen therapy has shown satisfactory results in reducing menopausal symptoms. However, if the patient is suffering from cancer, heart attack, blood clots and stroke, estrogen therapy should not be considered. You can also browse this website to know more about the estrogen therapy.