Dr. E’s Health Update: Wait. What? Estrogen for Men?
Estrogen: It’s not just for women anymore.
Dr. E here, with another health update about an important hormone for men: estrogen. “But Dr. Erricsson,” you might ask. “Isn’t estrogen for women?”
While estrogen is typically considered a female hormone, it also plays important roles in the male body. In men, estrogen is produced in smaller quantities than in women, but it is still vital for various physiological functions. Therefore, insufficient estrogen can cause disruptions and health issues in men and could require supplemental estrogen treatments. Some instances in which men may need estrogen include:
While men do not typically need as much estrogen as women, maintaining a healthy balance of hormones is essential for overall health and well-being. It’s important to note that hormone replacement therapy for men should only be undertaken under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional, as excessive estrogen levels in men can lead to various health issues. Any concerns regarding hormonal balance or specific health conditions should be discussed with a healthcare provider like those you know and trust at AgeRejuvenation.
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