The Menopause Hormone Blood Test identifies deficiencies (or excesses) of sex hormones estradiol, estrone, estriol, progesterone, and testosterone. The “female” estrogens: estriol, estradiol, and estrone, all affect health throughout the body. Progesterone, which balances the action of estrogen, serves as a precursor for other hormones, and plays an important role in mood, blood sugar balance, […]
An estrogen test measures the level of the most important estrogen hormones (estradiol, estriol, and estrone) in a blood or urine sample. Estradiol is the most commonly measured type of estrogen for nonpregnant women. The amount of estradiol in a woman’s blood varies throughout her menstrual cycle. After menopause, estradiol production drops to a very […]
What storage conditions are needed for this medicine?
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.
(1). HRT will stop your hot flushes and sweats Troublesome hot flushes, severe night sweats and headaches causing chronic insomnia are characteristic symptoms of the menopause. These symptoms may last for many years. Apart from being socially embarrassing they result in tiredness and depression because of lack of sleep. These symptoms can almost invariably be […]
Estrogen and Depression The sex difference in rates of psychiatric illness, beginning at puberty and continuing throughout the reproductive years, suggest that the brain’s hormonal environment is what modulates the risk and severity of psychiatric morbidity. Hormones play an integral role in the development and prognosis of psychiatric disorders, which has been gaining increased attention, […]