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Causes and consequences of low estrogen level

Low estrogen level in young women can be caused by:

  • Genetical diseases such as the Turner syndrome (female disease that a variety of medical and developmental problems, including short height, failure of the ovaries to develop and heart defects).
  • Chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
  • Thyroid disorders.
  • Insufficient body fat (sometimes in athletes).
  • Delayed development and lack of menstruation.

 Symptoms of low estrogen levels in young women:

  • Dry skin.
  • Rapid heartbeat.
  • Weight gain.
  • Low back pain.
  • Headaches.
  • Depression.
  • Panic attacks.
  • Low self-esteem.
  • Mood swings.
  • Memory loss.
  • Difficult concentration.
  • Because of the drop of estrogen before the menstruation, women can get premenstrual headaches.
  • In men:
    • Excess belly fat.
    • Low sex drive.

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Low estrogen levels and associated complaints

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