Whether or not high hormone levels in women are beneficial or detrimental to their long-term health remains debatable. Researchers continue to probe the health effects of hormone levels. While they have not yet solved the debate, they have produced some startling findings.
Research at the University of Texas found that women with high hormone levels changed sexual partners more often than their counterparts.
High estrogen levels made women more likely to have more than one sex partner at a time.
An evolutionary psychologist at the University of Texas, Kristina Durante, reported that results from her study on women with high hormone levels showed that these women considered themselves more attractive.
Researchers believe that high levels of estrogen can compromise a woman’s ability to conceive. It was found to cause poor ovulation, inhibit the woman’s response to fertility drugs and hinder a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant with in vitro fertilization.
Women with high estrogen levels had lower rates of pregnancy than their counterparts.