Who wants progesterone – what, when, how? Should you complement with progesterone?
I need to share with you my tackle bio-identical progesterone. I personally take it, and it’s helped with my hormonal signs a ton! We additionally use it with our shoppers with nice success, and so they see enhancements in cycle regularity, temper, and sleep.
Ok, let’s dive into progesterone and why it’s so necessary…
Progesterone is our glad, calm hormone, so having low ranges can actually really feel depressing… nervousness, temper swings, despair, insomnia, low vitality… oh my!
Other signs of low progesterone:
- irregular cycles
- weight acquire
- sugar cravings
- low libido
- scorching flashes
Can you enhance progesterone naturally?
Yes! Seed biking in addition to herbs (Vitex/Chaste Tree) and dietary supplements (vitamin E and zinc) can naturally enhance progesterone ranges.
Does it work for all girls?
No, not at all times. First, progesterone begins to drop dramatically the second we hit 40. In truth, in girls who cease ovulating (on account of age), progesterone can drop as a lot as 100%!!
Further progesterone depletion can occur with frequent journey, stress, over-exercise, under-eating, infections, continual irritation, autoimmune illness, and growing old. These girls usually expertise essentially the most aid from bio-identical progesterone, and for those who’ve tried pure strategies to boost your progesterone with out a lot luck, it’s time to strive a brand new strategy!
How can progesterone assist?
Here is the listing of signs progesterone will help with:
- Reduction of scorching flashes and night time sweats (one research exhibits a discount as excessive as 80%)
- Improvement of bone well being and osteoporosis
- Reduction in PMS signs; bloating, water retention, and temper swings
- Restoration of a wholesome menstrual cycle (much less bleeding, shorter days)
- Restoration of ovulation and a wholesome luteal part (girls in perimenopause usually expertise shortened luteal part)
- Reduction of uterine fibroids and endometriosis
- Reduction of pelvic ache
- Improved libido
- Increased thyroid operate (proven to extend free thyroxine)
- Breast most cancers prevention
- Improved fertility, ovulation and well being of the first-trimester being pregnant
- Reduction or disappearance of breast lumps
- Progesterone inhibits mast cells releasing histamine
- Relief of ache in fibrocystic breasts
- Deeper and extra restful sleep
- Mood enhancement
- Anxiety aid
- Anti-inflammatory impact
- Potential help with autoimmune and inflammatory ailments
- Improved mind well being
THE PROGESTERONE I USE AND LOVE
Pro-Adapt is what I exploit – it’s an oral or topical progesterone, relying how you employ it.
Pro-Adapt is a pure progesterone that's formulated to be freed from allergens. Since it is a product I personally use and sometimes suggest, I need it to be of the purest high quality, and it’s freed from parabens, mineral oil, and petroleum.
Pro-Adapt incorporates clinically vital quantities of progesterone in an oil-based system that mimic that of the physique’s personal naturally produced hormones.
- Food-grade elements
- Promotes menstrual regularity.
- Reduces the signs of PMS and promotes calmness.
- Helps put together and keep the physique for being pregnant.
- May assist promote fertility and permit for simpler ovulation monitoring.
- Micronized kind for higher absorption.
- Contains 4.0 mg of progesterone per drop.
- Derived from extractions of the Wild Yam root (Dioscorea villosa).
- Can be utilized in bioidentical hormone therapies to imitate pure progesterone.
- Oil-based in a pure mix of premium combined tocopherols and alpha-tocopherols.
How to make use of Pro-Adapt
- For menstruating girls, use ONLY throughout your luteal part (after ovulation is confirmed), which is roughly day 14 to twenty-eight of the cycle. Stop use on the primary day of your interval.
- If your interval is irregular or absent, begin progesterone on day 14 and educate your physique to study a brand new cycle. Stop when your interval comes again.
- Start with 2-4 drops at bedtime. You can place drops underneath tongue or therapeutic massage onto pores and skin on the wrists or interior elbow. Depending how your physique responds, you may work your manner as much as 8-12 drops.
- If you might be in perimenopause and nonetheless menstruating, begin progesterone 5 to 7 days after the primary day of your interval and proceed till the following interval.
- For girls going by perimenopause or menopause, who are suffering from scorching flashes and night time sweats, they'll use progesterone for 25 days out of a 30-day calendar, with 5 days off.
- Women with no ovulation, like within the case of PCOS, can decide a day and begin 7 days after the primary day of the interval and proceed till the interval begins once more.
How a lot progesterone do you have to use?
It will depend upon how low your progesterone ranges are and the way symptomatic you might be, your weight-reduction plan, and stress ranges (stress depletes your progesterone). I like to recommend beginning gradual after which dosing up. We usually begin shoppers with 4 drops (12 mg) at bedtime and work as much as 8-16 drops, relying how your physique responds.
How to order Pro-Adapt
Click the hyperlink under and join an account within the CNC on-line dispensary. From there, click on Search Catalog, then Carrots ‘N’ Cake FullScript Favorites after which the Hormone Balance class. You’ll discover Pro-Adapt there.
Please observe: This shouldn't be medical recommendation. Be positive to speak to your physician earlier than including any new dietary supplements to your routine.
P.S. Want to study extra about low progesterone and what you are able to do from a pure strategy? Check out this CNC podcast episode: EP91: What to do about low progesterone!