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Progesterone Cream

Progesterone Cream: Information

Progesterone is a natural steroid hormone that plays a major role in supporting the health of woman and men, especially with respect to reproductive health. Throughout life, the body's production of key hormones like progesterone, estrogen, DHEA and testosterone can change, upsetting the delicate and important balance necessary for optimal health. The overall production of these hormones declines as we age, but the decline occurs at different rates for different hormones; this can lead to imbalances that may require supplementation of one or more specific hormones. In many cases, both men and women will benefit from supplemental progesterone. Progesterone cream products supply precisely measured doses of pharmaceutical-grade USP progesterone that can help users restore optimal hormonal balance.1

Health Benefits of Progesterone Cream

Progesterone has potential benefits for both men and women, but only your doctor can assess your hormonal status and determine the appropriateness of progesterone cream. Some of the situations in which people, with their doctor's supervision, use progesterone cream include PMS, perimenopause and menopause and to promote bone health in those at risk for osteoporosis. In some circumstances progesterone cream has been recommended for prostate health. Studies of male mice showed neuroprotective benefits for progesterone as well.

Using Progesterone Cream

Use products as directed, taking care to rotate the areas application for best absorption.

Side-effects and Cautions:

Progesterone creams are best used under a doctor's supervision. Check with your doctor if you have questions about your hormones and any relationship they may have to a health problem you're experiencing.

1. Altern Ther Health Med. 2005 Nov-Dec;11(6):36-8.