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  Elevated Estrogen, Male  
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Conditions that suggest it | Contributing risk factors


Men need to measure their estrogen levels when elevated levels are suspected. Imbalance of estrogen levels in men can lead to symptoms, disease, and aging.

Also noted is enlarged breasts, aging such as pear shaped obesity (estrogen promotes fat gain), and other feminine characteristics appearing in men may be an indicator of increasing higher levels of estrogen in men. So if you are a male and you note you are unable to maintain muscle, your body looks more and more like a woman's body, you are gaining weight on your belly that gives you a pear shape, and other feminine characteristics, you probably need to get your estrogen levels checked.


Conditions that suggest Elevated Estrogen, Male:
Lab Values - Hormones  Having normal estrogen levels


  Male Gynecomastia
 Higher levels of estrogen and lower levels of free testosterone in males may be associated with pubertal or post-pubertal gynecomastia (male breast enlargement), particularly in older individuals and in patients with chronic liver disease or hyperthyroidism [(Robert K. Murray, MD, Ph.D., Daryl K. Granmer, MD, Peter A. Mayes, Ph.D., D.Sc., Victor W. Fodwell, Ph.D., Harper’s Biochemistry, 25th Edition, Appleton & Lance, Stanford, Connecticut, 2000, Pages 596-597).]

Risk factors for Elevated Estrogen, Male:
Lab Values - Hormones  Having very/having low estrogen levels

  Having elevated estrogen levels

Symptoms - Metabolic

  Pear-shaped body when overweight

Strong or generally accepted link
Proven definite or direct link
Very strongly or absolutely counter-indicative