What is estrogen dominance

“Estrogen dominance”, a term coined by Dr. John R. Lee in his book “What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause”, refers to what happens when the normal ratio or balance of estrogen to progesterone is changed by excess estrogen or inadequate progesterone.  Both women who have suffered from PMS or menopausal symptoms will recognize the signs of estrogen dominance: mood swings, irritability, weight gain, headaches, fatigue, bloating, tender breasts, depression, hypoglycemia, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and fybrocystic breasts

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