Estrogen deficiency

What is estrogen deficiency?

Estrogen deficiency occurs when women have low levels of the key female sex hormone, estrogen. This often happens naturally with age during perimenopause and menopause transitions. However, young women can also suffer from low estrogen levels due to medical conditions or treatments.

Some common symptoms of estrogen deficiency include:

Causes and risk factors for low estrogen levels include:

The experienced physicians at Equilibrium Hormone Institute Health Clinic specialize in treating estrogen deficiency. We offer customized hormone replacement therapies including high quality bioidentical hormones to help women find relief. Schedule a consultation today to discuss your symptoms and treatment options!

Diagnosing estrogen deficiency typically involves blood tests to measure your hormone levels. The most important ones to check are estradiol and AMH which indicate ovarian reserve. Your doctor will also review your symptoms and medical history.

Treatment focuses on replacing the estrogen your body is missing. Common therapies include:

Lifestyle changes can also ease menopause symptoms:

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