Adrenocortical Effects of Oral Estrogens and Soy Isoflavones – (06-01-04)

Adrenocortical Effects of Oral Estrogens and Soy Isoflavones

Just in case this email gets to an ob/gyn and they think I don’t know what I’m talking about… This article (which is a monkey study) finds that both oral contraceptive and conjugated equine estrogens (i.e. Premarin) mess with the adrenal glands in a negative way, producing too much cortisol and not enough DHEA. And, since this imbalance is well known to contribute to insulin resistance, do I need say any more?

JCEM — Abstracts: Wood et al. 89 (5): 2319 –

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