Effects of Estrogen Dominance (with little or no progesterone to balance)

Reprinted from What Your Doctor May Not Tell You – John R. Lee, MD, Warner Books 1996,
and The Physicians Desk Reference (PDR) 1997

  • Acceleration of aging process
  • Allergy symptoms such as;
  • asthma, hives, rashes,
  • sinus congestion
  • Autoimmune disorders such as; Lupus erythematosis, thyroiditis and possibly
  • Sjogren’s disease
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast tenderness
  • Cervical dysplasia
  • Cold hands and feet as a symptom of thyroid dysfunction
  • Copper excess
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Depression, anxiety or agitation
  • Dry eyes
  • Early onset of menstruation
  • Endometrial (uterine) cancer
  • Fat gain, especially around the abdomen, hips, and thighs
  • Fatigue
  • Fibrocystic breasts
  • Foggy thinking
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Hair loss
  • Headaches
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Increased blood clotting
  • (increasing risk of strokes)
  • Infertility
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Magnesium deficiency
  • Memory loss
  • Mood swings
  • Osteoporosis
  • PMS
  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Premenopausal bone loss
  • Prostate cancer
  • Sluggish metabolism
  • Thyroid dysfunction mimicking hypothyroidism
  • Uterine cancer
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Water retention, bloating
  • Zinc deficiency