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Estrogen Dominance + DES

I have estrogen dominance and was exposed to DES and was wondering if this is a common problem with other DES daughters. ## HI, Caryl! How are you? No, that's not usually one of the issues associated with DES exposure. However, it is very common among women of our time, due to the fact that we're almost constantly exposed to over 100 environmental factors that elevate our estrogen levels. Thus, it is most likely caused just by your normal lifestyle. Avoiding soy products, not cooking in plastic containers or drinking out of plastic bottles and avoiding some supplements, such as Black Cohosh can help lower your estrogen levels. It can also be elevated if you're slightly overweight, since estrogen is produced by fat cells. What has your doctor advised? ## Thanks for your respo...

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