What is Estradiol?

Estradiol is the predominant sex hormone present in females. It is also present in males. In women, most estradiol is released from the ovaries and adrenal glands. It is also released by the placenta during pregnancy. Estradiol is the most important form of the hormone estrogen.Estradiol is used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning and irritation.

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I had a complete hysterectomy in January 2010 and have been on Estradiol pretty much since. I currently take 1 mg by mouth as I am allergic to...

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i have had estradiol 1mg. for hrt for about 3 years after being on the low dose patch since 1996 following a total hysterectomy. Is the formulation...

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Thanks for the query.
Transdermal patch contains estradiol and premarin contains conjugated estrogen.
Both will help in reducing the...

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My test report shows that i have elevated levels of estradiol 72 (Normal upto 42).I did exercise to reduce fat level and also i made...

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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Your estradiol level is slightly high. There are many causes of high...

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