The causes of uterine thickening include imbalance and lack of control of estrogen and progesterone hormones, and chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity and polycystic ovarian syndrome, according to Healthgrades. Hor... More »

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Symptoms of uterine, or endometrial, cancer also include bleeding between periods, pelvic pain, bleeding after menopause, pain during intercourse, and an unusual discharge that is watery or blood-tinged, according to May... More »

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Excess estrogen and low levels of progesterone cause uterine lining thickening, or endometrial hyperplasia, explains Healthgrades. Estrogen causes uterine wall thickening in preparation for pregnancy, while progesterone ... More »

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Excess estrogen and low levels of progesterone cause uterine lining thickening, or endometrial hyperplasia, explains Healthgrades. Estrogen causes uterine wall thickening in preparation for pregnancy, while progesterone ... More »

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Abnormal thickening of the uterine wall occurs when estrogen and progesterone hormonal levels are imbalanced: excess estrogen with low or no levels of progesterone. The imbalance can result from overproduction of estroge... More »

Thickening of the endometrial lining is caused when there is an excess of the hormone estrogen without the corresponding female hormone, progesterone, states Healthline. When this occurs it is known as endometrial hyperp... More »

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Ovarian follicles store female egg cells and produce the reproductive hormones estrogen and progesterone, the Mayo Clinic states. Follicles grow every month, and during a woman's menstrual cycle a mature egg is released ... More »