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Ask Dr.Deep Low Estrogen Level in Women

Estrogen hormone (female hormone) is the female hormone which is produced in female’s body since they reach puberty to old age.

Estrogen hormone is responsible for the development of breasts and butts when women reach puberty, period and attraction to opposite sex.

However, some women in different ages are likely to experience low estrogen hormone level problem. Hence, this time Thiloyarmay would like to talk about causes of low estrogen hormone levels, its symptoms and treatments.

Causes of low estrogen hormone level

  1. Late development of ovary
  2. Thyroid condition
  3. Under weight
  4. Excessive exercise
  5. Effects of chemotherapy


Symptoms of Low Estrogen hormone

  1. Irregular period
  2. Painful sex
  3. Fatigue
  4. Weakening bones
  5. Depression
  6. Urinary tract infection due to the thinness of urethra

If left untreated, low estrogen can lead to infertility in women.


If estrogen level is not very low, it can be back to normal by changing lifestyle and eating food that are rich in estrogen regularly; different types of beans, green vegetables and fruits.

However, if you experience severe symptoms mentioned above, doctors may recommend Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and give antibiotic that supports estrogen hormone level. When women experience severs symptoms of low estrogen hormone, go to nearby hospital, clinic, get suitable treatment for you and be cured.

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