Female hormones (10 truths about estrogen)
Q: What is the difference between Black Widow and Smith, who is a strong and tough person?
A. Mrs. Smith Angelina Jolie
B. Scarlett Johansson, Black Widow
Onomatopoeia sounds different when you see them.
When you see Julie, you will say: “I’m going, it’s so hard!”
When you see Scarlett, you will say: “Wow, so beautiful! So sexy! “
Really, Scarlett’s face and figure are so delicious! Enlarged breasts, slender waist, and raised buttocks, she exudes a charming feminine beauty all over her body, making her look so sexy!
When it comes to the sexiness of girls, let’s cut to the chase and directly talk about the source of femininity—estrogen!
(Hey, is it too obvious to blow Scarlett?)
Estrogen is one of the main sex hormones for girls.
Adolescence, under the action of estrogen, girls have menstruation, start to ovulate, and have the ability to give birth to babies; girls’ breasts and buttocks become plump and straight, their bones become thicker and longer, and their bodies become uneven . Girls’ skin has also become more supple and moisturized…
If you think estrogen is all you can do, then you are so naive!
It can act on bones, maintain bone matrix metabolism, and help increase calcium absorption;
It can act on the blood circulation system, reduce blood cholesterol levels, and protect your body Cardiovascular system;
In short, estrogen in your body plays an important role, it can not only maintain your femininity, but also protect your health!
Since estrogen is so important to girls, it is necessary for every girl to seriously understand estrogen!
After interviewing 50 Gu Gu Jiang fans, we found the 10 questions about estrogen that girls most want to know, and gave the answers!
Question 1: Where does estrogen come from?
Number of inquiries: 12
Estrogen mainly comes from The two sister flowers in a girl’s body – the ovary.
Girls have problems with their ovaries and estrogen levels. Take chestnuts, for example. Girls with polycystic ovary syndrome have increased androgen secretion, and correspondingly, estrogen secretion will be relatively reduced, and they will show more male sexual characteristics, such as hirsutism.
In addition, some adipose tissue of girls can also secrete estrogen.
This is part of the reason why estrogen levels may drop after girls lose weight.
Question 2: Do ovaries need maintenance?
Number of queries: 32
What essential oils are there on the market ***? unnecessary!
Generally, the ovaries remain in the pelvic cavity, and the front side of the abdominal wall is protected by the pelvis. It is quite difficult to press the ovary like kneading dough.
If you ask can essential oils work on the ovaries?
Emmm, can you apply essential oils on the cheeks through the skin, muscles, and bones, and act on the tongue?
So ovarian maintenance is a false proposition.
If you think it works, it may be that estrogen is added to the essential oil. Be careful!
Question 3: Is it because of low estrogen levels?
Number of inquiries: 36
First of all, you have to determine how much your menstrual flow is.
A normal girl’s menstruation is 5ml~80ml, which is the amount of a bottle cap to a bottle of Yakult.
No matter whether estrogen is low or not, as long as the menstrual flow is less than 5ml, it is abnormal. You need to see a doctor.
In addition, if the estrogen level of female students is too low, the following situations may occur:
Oligomenorrhea (menstrual cycle exceeds 35 days) or menstrual stop (no menstruation for more than 3 months, but not pregnant);
Dry heat (feeling suddenly hot) and/or night sweats.
*** dryness or *** thinning of the skin;
Mood swings ;
Some girls have a particularly severe headache a few days before menstruation.
So, if your menstrual cycle is prolonged or menopause, and one or several other symptoms appear, it is recommended that you go to the hospital to check the six sex hormones on the third day after your period to find out the reason.
Question 4: Will estrogen deficiency lead to hair loss? Will it go bald?
Number of inquiries: 25
The main factor affecting hair loss is heredity.
If you have to say that hair loss is related to estrogen, it may be that if estrogen is low, then the androgen in your body is relatively high, and high androgen may lead to strong oil secretion in the scalp and hair loss.
As mentioned above, the general manifestations of hypoestrogenism can be compared and evaluated.
Question 5: My lower body is very fat. Is it caused by high estrogen?
Number of inquiries: 15
It must be possible!
Generally speaking, obesity in certain parts of the body, especially in the legs and buttocks, is mainly related to genetics, how much you eat, and the amount of exercise in this part.
But if a period of timeThere is not much change in the diet, but the lower body is relatively fat. If one or more of the following other conditions occur, you should be alert to whether the estrogen level is too high:
Weight gain, mainly in your waist, thighs and buttocks;
menstrual problems, such as heavy or light periods;
increasing premenstrual syndrome: headache, edema, etc.;
benign mammary glands Fibroids;
Uterine fibroids (benign);
Depression or anxiety;
If you feel sleepy, it is recommended that you go to the hospital to check the six sex hormones on the third day after the menstrual period, and ask the doctor to help you find out the reason.
Question 6: Do you want to have bigger breasts and take some estrogen?
Number of inquiries: 35
Oral estrogen is not recommended Breast enlargement.
Estrogen can really stimulate the development of the vagina, making it firm and full. However, if you are in normal health and do not lack estrogen, blindly supplementing estrogen may disturb your hormone metabolism balance, cause endocrine disorders, and even risk breast tumors.
Aren’t you afraid of the expression of high estrogen in the above text?
Weakly speaking, if you want to enlarge your breasts, you can gain weight. With more body fat, the body becomes larger evenly, and the breasts will naturally become larger.
Question 7: I have loose skin in my early twenties. Can you take some estrogen to delay aging?
Number of queries: 36
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Not recommended Oral estrogen delays aging.
The reason has been mentioned above.
But in fact, you can take certain measures to delay the appearance of aging problems such as skin sagging and wrinkles. ,
That is – sun protection!
Because, in addition to the force majeure of natural aging, the bigger killer of skin aging is not staying up late and drinking milk tea, but ultraviolet rays!
Ultraviolet rays in natural light are mainly divided into two types, long-wave ultraviolet rays (UVA), which can penetrate the surface of the skin, destroy collagen and elastic fibers, and make the skin darken and age; short-wave ultraviolet rays (UVB) can cause skin aging. Damage, such as redness, blistering, and peeling.
In short, these two items are very unfriendly to the skin! Even indoors, as long as the skin is exposed to natural light, the skin will always be “attacked” by ultraviolet rays. So anti-aging sunscreen must be done well!
Question 8: Does drinking soy milk really cause breast cancer?
Number of inquiries: 45
High levels of estrogen in female students may indeed cause benign tumors such as breast fibroids and uterine fibroids. In addition, high estrogen levels are also associated with malignant tumors such as breast cancer.
Contained in soybeansThe isoflavones, also known as phytoestrogens, are just similar to estrogen in chemical structure. When the level of estrogen in your body is low, the isoflavones in soy milk can play a part of the role of estrogen, such as preventing osteoporosis.
However, isoflavones cannot replace estrogen and play more roles. Especially if you have high estrogen levels in your body, isoflavones can also inhibit estrogen from doing its job.
So drinking soy milk can neither supplement estrogen nor cause breast tumors.
If you like to drink soy milk, then drink it quickly!
However, the “Dietary Guidelines for Chinese Residents 2016” recommends that we eat 30g~50g of soybeans and soy products every day, that is, a cup of soy milk of about 300ml!
Question 9: Will weight loss affect estrogen levels?
Number of queries: 38
Excessive weight loss will !
April and May are a good time to lose weight. However, excessive weight loss is no good!
We said that some adipose tissue of girls can secrete estrogen. If you lose a lot of body fat, it will definitely affect your estrogen levels!
In addition, estrogen is synthesized from cholesterol. If you diet too much, it may cause insufficient raw materials for estrogen synthesis, which will lead to your estrogen deficiency!
Question 10: Will taking birth control pills affect estrogen levels?
Take the more common contraceptives on the market as an example:
The emergency contraceptive drug Yuting is mainly composed of levonorgestrel, which is a strong synthetic progesterone Hormone, has a strong anti-estrogen effect. It can inhibit ovarian ovulation and achieve the purpose of emergency contraception.
Remind girls, don’t take Yuting’s emergency contraceptive pill as a daily contraceptive! Because it may cause violent fluctuations in estrogen levels in your body, and even lead to endocrine disorders!
Yasmin is a short-acting contraceptive consisting mainly of drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol, which also contains estrogen and progesterone. It can prevent pregnancy by inhibiting ovulation and changing the characteristics of cervical secretions to prevent the combination of sperm and eggs.
In addition, contraceptives commonly used in pharmacies, such as Mafulon and Daying-35, are all short-acting contraceptives. Short-acting contraceptives do not cause large fluctuations in estrogen levels compared to emergency contraceptives.
But at the end of the day, all birth control pills have some effect on hormone levels. From the perspective of avoiding the risk of infectious diseases, condoms are the preferred method of contraception!
Feelings after writing
After writing the article, I found that my science popularization became more and more dishonest!
I thought I could tell you “your brain(Hypothalamus-pituitary gland) jointly regulate your estrogen, and generally it will not be disordered.”
I didn’t expect that everyone didn’t pay attention to their brains at all! Pay more attention to face and body…
Is it my problem or your problem?