The blocking effect is not a problem with naturally balanced estrogen levels, but when the estriol level is maintained at a higher than physiological amount–as often occurs with hormone restoration therapy–estriol can block the receptors and reduce the effectiveness of estradiol used for symptom-management.
This scenario may lead to a greater amount of estradiol being used to achieve desired results, resulting in more estrogen metabolites that may in turn affect DNA.
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