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Women's health

What is oestrogen?

Oestrogens are a group of female sex hormones — but both men and women produce them. The primary oestrogen in women and those assigned females at birth is oestradiol (E2). It plays a role in many bodily functions. It’s measured alongside other health markers — like testosterone, luteinising hormone (LH), and progesterone. Learn more about the role of oestrogen, the causes of low or high levels, and what you can do to support healthy levels.

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