Estrone is a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the ovary and adrenal glands in females and by the testes in males. Generally the most heavily secreted and active estrogen, Estradiol is converted to estrone when it enters the bloodstream. In case the female is not pregnant, around 100-200µg of Estrone is secreted per day. During pregnancy, it is produced in smaller amounts while after menopause; adrenal estrone becomes the major circulating estrogen and is produced mostly in adipose and muscle tissue. Estrone levels are also associated with obesity. It is one the three major estrogens that are predominantly involved in the maintenance of the female reproductive system and secondary sexual characteristics.
An abnormal level of Estrone can manifest in both your behavior and physical attributes. Below are some of the common signs and symptoms of Estrone hormone imbalance. If you happen to experience any of them and wants to know if they have anything to do with high or low levels of your Estrone hormone, then measuring your Estrone levels would be a good thing to do. This saliva Estrone testing service can tell you if your Estrone levels are within the expected optimal range. Additionally, it may prove very helpful to you and your physician in making accurate and conclusive diagnosis.
Common Signs & Symptoms of Female Estrone Hormone Imbalance
If you need to you can use CPT Code 82679 for billing purposes
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*Residents of CA, MD, NY States require the testing to be ordered by a licensed healthcare provider in your state. Please include a prescription for testing when sending in your sample.