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Re: Is estrogen helpful?

Posted by susan C on July 25, 2001, at 22:36:59

In reply to Re: Is estrogen helpful? PaulB, posted by Zo on July 25, 2001, at 19:35:11

Estrogren is a proconvulsant, progesterone and anticonvulsant, so if seizures are a concern my understanding is estrogen could trigger them.

> > I was wondering if anyone had found estrogen to be useful as an augmentation strategy to enhance response to an antidepressant. Ive read that estrogen may be seroternergic.
> > Has anyone had any experience with it and can say whether it is helpful. Is there the possibility of mania or cycling whilst using it?
> >
>
> I fell into a deep depression, with all other meds in place, when my estrogen level, unbeknownst to me, slipped to half of normal. Took a month on increase to get back up.
>
> Haven't noticed any cycling attributable, but YMMV.
>
> Zo


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