Low estrogen levels in men (also known as hypoestrogenism), can occur for various reasons. Estrogen is primarily known as a female hormone, but it is also present in men, although in smaller amounts. In men, estrogen is produced by the testicles and during the breakdown of testosterone. Estrogen plays an important role in maintaining overall health and well-being in both men and women. Here are some possible causes and effects of low estrogen levels in men:
If you suspect you have low estrogen levels (if you have 2 or more of the signs or symptoms above), call and talk with one of our healthcare professional at Advanced Wellness Medical. We can perform a thorough evaluation, including blood tests, to assess your hormone levels and determine the underlying cause. Treatment options may include hormone replacement therapy or addressing any underlying medical conditions that might be contributing to your low blood estrogen level.