Last Updated: June 2 2022

Known as the female hormone, 'Estrogen' is a group of compounds that tends to work in opposition to androgens (like testosterone) and mediate fat metabolism, cognition, blood flow, and female reproduction. Men sometimes wish to lower estrogen via aromatase inhibition.

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5.^Wiik A, Ekman M, Morgan G, Johansson O, Jansson E, Esbjörnsson MOestrogen receptor beta is present in both muscle fibres and endothelial cells within human skeletal muscle tissueHistochem Cell Biol.(2005 Aug)
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