A healthy result should fall into the range 0 - 0.8 ng/mg.
4-OH-E1 is referred to as the “bad” estrogen, along with 16-OH-E1.
4-Hydroxyestrones have the ability to convert to metabolites that react with DNA and cause mutations that can be carcinogenic. It is also present in greater quantities in patients deficient in methionine and folic acid.
Generally no treatment recommended
This particular estrogen metabolite appears to be more abundant among men diagnosed with prostate cancer 
Possible treatment (please discuss with your doctor before starting any type of treatment)
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