Recent advances have suggested that steroid hormones such as estrogens, and gut microbiota might synergize to influence obesity, diabetes, and cancer. We discuss recent knowledge of the interactions between estrogens and gut microbiota, and new insights that might offer new approaches to influence this crosstalk and improve metabolic outcomes.
- estrogen receptor
- hormone replacement therapy
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism