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Using Progesterone

Application of Moisturizing Cream
Natural progesterone is dissolved in a moisturizing cream base containing aloe vera oil. It can be applied to the face, hands, chest, abdomen, low back, and in cases of osteoporosis, to the entire trabecular spine. The cream is readily absorbed and leaves no trace after a few minutes. During absorption, the cream bypasses the liver and goes to specific receptor sites where progesterone is needed. When the action is completed, residue then is excreted from the body by the liver, so there are no toxic effects. Absorption rates vary from person to person as does the relative need for progesterone.  Since progesterone is an oil soluble molecule, it is absorbed into the body fat. The body fat acts like a reservoir or sponge and soaks up the progesterone. Thus, women who have much body fat may need to take greater amounts of progesterone for it to work. Skinny women may need to take less progesterone. After using natural progesterone for a while, you will learn what feels better. One sign that you are taking too much is that you become too happy (emotionally elated) when taking progesterone and when you stop taking progesterone you become depressed. If this is the case, you may be taking too much. Use whatever dose works for you!

Each woman is unique, so amount and timing may be adjusted. Thoroughly cleanse skin, and then gently massage cream into skin for 2 to 3 minutes until it is thoroughly absorbed. The best places to do this are in the thinner and softer skin areas, including the back of the hands, inner arms, breasts, thighs, face, neck, or throat. Progesterone is not needed during menstruation. The dosage of cream can be reduced gradually as symptoms disappear. Many women feel different in one to three cycles. During pregnancy, many women find that applying 1/4 teaspoon of natural progesterone cream daily will minimize stretch marks and help keep the skin looking youthful.

PMS affects over 25 million women. Once considered to be "in a woman's head", PMS is now recognized as a real health problem. PMS is a collection of over 150 reoccurring symptoms that usually appear between ovulation and to the onset of menstruation, when levels of progesterone are deficient and/or estrogen is dominant. PMS appears to be a progesterone deficiency. Many of the symptoms women suffer are influenced by the imbalance of hormonal levels.

Until now, women had to endure PMS symptoms. The broad range of PMS symptoms such as bloating, irritability, moodiness, food cravings, crying, fatigue, depression, and anxiety often are influenced by hormonal imbalance. Dr. K. Dalton, who has successfully used progesterone therapy for over 30 years in England, reports complete relief of symptoms.

Many women experience relief of symptoms by applying 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon from ovulation to the onset of menstruation - 14 days on, 14 days off.

For Menopause
Menopause affects over 40 million women. Menopause is a biological event, signaling the termination of fertility. Severe symptoms may be due to hormonal shifts, ovarian decline and diminished estrogen levels. Common symptoms of menopause are hot flashes, insomnia, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, mood swings, and crying. Many women experience relief of symptoms by applying 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon - 21 days on, 7 days off.  Try to remember how your cycles were in the past and start during that approximate time.  If you can't remember, then try the first of the month to the 21st, ect.  

For Osteoporosis (Bone Loss After Menopause)
We can not comment at this time.

For those with Fibrocystic Breast Disease

John Lee, M.D. (he passed away) wrote that fibrocystic breasts usually reverts to normal after two to three months of progesterone use. John Lee, M.D. treated fibrocystic breasts with 40 mg/day of natural progesterone for the first 2-3 months. After the breasts revert to normal, then he maintains the patient on 20 mg/day. The ovary usually produces 20 mg/ of progesterone. During pregnancy, the placenta at its peak produces 400 mg/day of progesterone. Thus, there is a very large therapeutic range for the use of progesterone. Natural progesterone is quite safe to use in doses from 20 mg/day to 400 mg/day.

If the cream or oil contains 900 mg/oz (and ours is 900 mg per ounce - 2 oz container), and his patients use one ounces of cream every month during the two weeks before menses, then this comes out to about one (1/2) teaspoon per day. The cream can be applied to any part of the skin with good circulation. The area may be on the neck, chest, legs, arms, thighs, palms, or soles of the feet. The cream is applied once in the morning and once before bedtime. Some patients experience mild drowsiness after application of the cream. If so, one application before bedtime is fine.

After the fibrocystic breasts have reverted to normal, Dr. Lee found that the patients can usually maintain cyst free breasts on one half ounce of progesterone cream per month (if the cream contains 900 mg of progesterone per ounce).