Medical Offices of Manhattan’s own Dr. Denise Pate was recently quoted in a Byrdie.com article about women and normal estrogen levels. She was quoted as saying:
According to Pate, estrogen is a female hormone that’s naturally produced by the body (the version in hormonal birth control is synthetic and thus won’t serve as a legitimate substitute for deficient estrogen levels—more on this later.) Produced by the ovaries, the hormone acts as a chemical messenger and is essential for “normal sexual development and regulation of the menstrual cycle.”
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