Importance of Estrogen

Importance of EstrogenEstrogen is a hormone that is made by all of our bodies – both women and men. It plays and important role in your reproductive system and is also credited for helping to protect your bones, and even helping your skin heal from bruising. As you age, and especially when a woman reaches menopause, your body produces less estrogen and women may begin to wonder if they should consider taking estrogen replacement therapy. This is an extremely important decision for women, as estrogen replacement therapy can have both positive benefits as well as some potential side effects. St. Paul Chiropractic & Natural Medicine Center can help you weigh your options and come up with a plan that works for you. 

 Weighing Benefits and Risks of Estrogen Replacement

 Positive benefits of taking estrogen during and after menopause include relieving menopausal symptoms including hot flashes and difficulty sleeping, protecting your bones, helping ovary issues and maintaining vaginal health.  There are potential risks associated as well as an increased risk of blood clots and an increased risk of some types of cancer.  There is no denying the importance of estrogen for your body, but you should weigh the risks and benefits for your unique situation. The team at St. Paul Chiropractic & Natural Medicine Center sees you as an individual with unique needs and goals with an important family history.  Our team can answer your questions and help you determine the best path forward for you. 

Natural Medicine Treatment for Estrogen Loss 

Chiropractic care, massage therapy, exercise and natural medicine are also highly effective ways to combat the symptoms your body may feel when your estrogen levels decrease as you age. It is possible that you may be able to find the relief you are looking for without estrogen replacement.  You have many natural options when it comes to menopause treatment and our team can carefully lay out all of your options to relieve your symptoms.

St. Paul Chiropractic & Natural Medicine Center specializes in helping clients achieve a higher quality of life with optimal natural health. We will help you take a more proactive approach to your health and develop a personalized treatment plan that is developed specifically for your unique set of health concerns.  For more information about the importance of estrogen, natural treatment during and after menopause, or to schedule a appointment with our staff, call us at 651-644-7207 or email info@stpaulnaturalhealth.com.

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