Oestrogen Hormone of the ovaries and their functions and problems
What is oestrogen
Oestrogen hormones are secreted within the walls of the ovaries.
"oestrogen, is a category of sex hormone responsible for the development and regulation of the female reproductive system and secondary sex characteristics.
There are three major endogenous estrogens that have Oestrogenic hormonal activity: Oestrone, Oestradiol, and Oestriol"
Oestrogen hormone is secreted by the ovaries. In women, estrogen helps initiate sexual development. Along with another female sex hormone known as progesterone, it also regulates a woman's egg production
What is the ovary?
The ovary is an organ found in the female reproductive system that produces an ovum. When released, this travels down the fallopian tube into the uterus, where it may become fertilized by a sperm.
How to recognise Oestrogen difficency symptoms
Common symptoms of low estrogen include:
painful sex due to a lack of vaginal lubrication
an increase in urinary tract infections (UTIs) due to a thinning of the urethra
irregular or absent periods
headaches or accentuation of pre-existing migraines
Functions of the oestrogen hormones of the body
The following are the functions of the Oestrogen hormones
1. This type of hormones stimulates the development of secondary characteristics at puberty level such as the pubic hairs.
And breast development
2. The second main function of the Oestrogen hormones is that it is stimulate and prepares the uterus for the attachment of the embryo
The ovary secretes another hormones known as the progesterone.
Functions of the progesterone hormones
1. another function of the progesterone is that helps maintain the foetus during it's development in the uterus, hence it is called pregnancy hormone.
2. The progesterone prepares the uterus for the attachment of the embryo
How to balance Oestrogen Levels naturally
Eat Enough Protein at Every Meal. Consuming an adequate amount of protein is extremely important.
Engage in Regular Exercise.
Avoid Sugar and Refined Carbs. ...
Learn to Manage Stress.
Consume Healthy Fats.
Avoid Overeating and Undereating.
Eat Enough protein at Every Meal. Consuming an adequate amount of protein is extremely important.
Engage in Regular Exercise
Avoid Sugar and Refined Carbs
Learn to Manage Stress
Consume Healthy Fats
Avoid Overeating and Undereating.
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