Estrogen is a type of hormone that promotes female development and characteristics in the body. It is produced mostly in the ovaries as well as in fat cells, and helps regulate the menstrual cycle and reproductive system. It also helps promote healthy bones and is involved in blood clotting to help prevent excessive bleeding.
Women need estrogen for their body systems to operate as they should.
But in today’s world, we sometimes get too much—which can have negative effects.
How can that be? And what can we do to reduce our levels?