Progesterone works synergistically with estrogen. Progesterone in not given enough credit for what it does. Progesterone is estrogens soul mate, as it enhances estrogens effects and protective benefits. Progesterone prevents estrogen from stimulating uterine growth and bleeding. Progesterone decreases headaches and bloating during your menses. Progesterone protects a woman’s body from breast and uterine cancer, ovarian cysts, fibrocystic disease, and progesterone also reduces the symptoms of menopause and PMS. Progesterone is known as our feel good hormone, all women need it, even if you have had a hysterectomy. Natural progesterone protect our bodies from heart disease and osteoporosis. Synthetic progesterone has the opposite effect on our bodies. Synthetic hormones are not recognized by our bodies. Progesterone can be a great relief for those of us who have heavy menses or who have frequent breakthrough bleeding. Never overlook the importance of progesterone.
If you are interested in learning more about Progesterone, please contact our office and we will be happy to answer your questions.