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Oestrogen Dominance

Oestrogen dominance
Feeling moody, irritable, or restless around your period? It might be Oestrogen Dominance. Let’s explore this hormonal imbalance and its impact on both women and men.

What is Oestrogen Dominance?

Oestrogen, the “female hormone,” plays a vital role in sexual development, immunity, metabolism, and more. Progesterone, another key hormone, regulates the menstrual cycle and reproductive system. A delicate balance between these two hormones is crucial. When oestrogen levels outweigh progesterone, we experience Oestrogen Dominance.

The types of Oestrogen:

  • Estrone: Weaker in menopausal women.
  • Estradiol: The most common unisex form, vital for male sperm production.
  • Estriol: Prepares women for childbirth during pregnancy.
Causes of Oestrogen Dominance:
  • Naturally: Some women naturally produce more oestrogen.
  • External factors: Certain medications, health conditions, and lifestyle choices can contribute:
    • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
    • In vitro fertilization (IVF)
    • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
    • Certain antibiotics
    • Being overweight or obese
    • Poor diet or malnutrition
    • Excessive stress, anxiety, or depression
    • Hormonal contraceptives
    • Environmental toxins and pollution
    • Lack of exercise
    • Some cosmetics containing xenoestrogens (mimicking natural oestrogen)
Symptoms in Women:
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Bloating and cold extremities
  • Decreased libido
  • Fibrocystic breast lumps
  • Hair loss
  • Headaches
  • Worsening PMS symptoms
  • Irregular or heavy periods
  • Memory problems
  • Mood swings
  • Breast tenderness and swelling
  • Sleep problems and fatigue
  • Weight gain
Symptoms in Men:
  • Many general symptoms overlap with women.
  • Impacts sexual health differently:
    • Infertility: Oestrogen is crucial for healthy sperm production.
    • Gynecomastia: Rare breast tissue growth in men due to high oestrogen.
    • Low libido: Oestrogen plays a role in male desire.
    • Studies also link Oestrogen Dominance to depression in men.
Identifying Oestrogen Dominance:

At Morkare Clinic, we understand the intricacies of hormone balance. Through attentive listening, understanding health goals, blood tests, and salivary hormone tests, we accurately identify and manage Oestrogen Dominance.

Morkare’s Tailored Treatment Approach:

We care deeply about your health and believe in natural, safe, and effective methods. Combining traditional medicine with cutting-edge research, we design personalised treatment plans to achieve your goals, such as:

  • Fertility support
  • Anxiety management
  • Improved sleep
  • Relief from hot flashes and night sweats
  • Acne management
  • PMS/PMDD control
  • Reduced mood swings
  • Weight loss
  • Fluid retention management

Our Rebalance Program:

Proven effective for many oestrogen-dominance patients, this program can be your path to hormonal harmony. Contact us today to book an appointment and see if it’s the right choice for you.

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