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How do estrogen and progesterone levels in females change with age?

Julia Schlam Edelman
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Wide fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone levels occur during the menstrual cycles of perimenopausal women in their late thirties, forties, and early to mid-fifties. When postmenopause is established, there is a low steady level of estradiol, converted in the body’s fatty tissue. Most women find the low steady level of estradiol easier to tolerate.

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