Beginning in the early 30s for most women, production of reproductive hormones begins to diminish. Your ovaries make fewer hormones, including estrogen and progesterone. Also, fewer eggs are released each month, so ovulation begins to fluctuate.
- Q Who should be careful about taking estrogen-containing birth control pills?
- Q After menopause, how can I boost my estrogen levels through a healthy diet?
- Q Does the lack of estrogen after menopause affect bladder function?
- Q What are the risks of estrogen-replacement therapy (ERT)?
- Q What happens to a woman's sexual function as her estrogen levels decrease?
- Q What estrogen products are available to treat vaginal dryness?