Ep55: Endometriosis and Estrogen

What role does estrogen play in endometriosis? How does endo make its own estrogen? Can endo still progress and/or cause pain when a person is in medical menopause? Do people with endo have estrogen dominance? Why does the body need estrogen? What factors should we consider if thinking about taking estrogen HRT? We answer all of these questions and more! LIKE OUR SHOW? Please rate it or leave a review! CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com

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Bulun SE, Monsavais D, Pavone ME, et al. Role of estrogen receptor-β in endometriosis. Semin Reprod Med. 2012;30(1):39-45. doi:10.1055/s-0031-1299596

Serdar E Bulun, Bahar D Yilmaz, Christia Sison, Kaoru Miyazaki, Lia Bernardi, Shimeng Liu, Amanda Kohlmeier, Ping Yin, Magdy Milad, JianJun Wei, Endometriosis, Endocrine Reviews, Volume 40, Issue 4, August 2019, Pages 1048–1079, https://doi.org/10.1210/er.2018-00242

Endometriosis in Males – By Wendy Bingham from ExtraPelvic Not Rare

Helpful table about hormonal balance symptoms – A list of the functions of estrogen in the body and symptoms of high or low estrogen

Endometriosis persisting after hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy: Removing the disease, not organs, is key to long-term relief – Article from Endopaedia.info

Reason Why Hormone Therapy Alone Cannot Cure Endometriosis Uncovered – Quick summary of a research article on hormone receptors

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