Estrogen dominance refers to a condition where there's an imbalance between estrogen and progesterone levels in a woman's body. This can happen to women of any age, but it's most common in women approaching menopause or who are postmenopausal.
Our bodies are controlled by a delicate balance of hormones and estrogen and progesterone are two of the most important ones. Estrogen helps regulate the menstrual cycle and prepares the uterus for pregnancy, while progesterone maintains the uterine lining and prepares the body for pregnancy. When this balance gets disrupted, it can cause a number of symptoms that can seriously affect our daily lives.