Progesterone cream is beneficial for both men and women. Progesterone is a hormone that is made naturally by the human body. It effects every tissue in the body including the uterus, cervix, vagina, the endocrine system, brain cells, fat metabolism, thyroid hormone function, water balance, peripheral nerve myelin sheath synthesis, bone cells, energy production, the immune system, and more. It is not strictly a female hormone. For men progesterone is produced in the adrenal glands in the testes. For women progesterone is made by the corpus luteum of the ovary. The use of natural progesterone cream inhibits the harmful effects of too much estrogen and reverses the effects of “Estrogen Dominance.”
All natural progesterone creams are completely safe. It is a highly fat-soluble compound that is well absorbed when applied to the skin. There have been no known side effects associated with natural progesterone creams. It’s also good to know that progesterone cream is non-toxic. Make sure you use progesterone cream that is made with USP Micronized progesterone. There is no reason why you should pay more than $11.00 for a 2 oz jar. USP stands for “United States Pharmacopia” which refers to the grade or purity of the product. Any product that is labeled USP pharmaceutical grade will be made of the highest quality and purity. It is much better to use natural progesterone versus synthetic progesterone know as progestins. Synthetic progesterone has been show to have undesirable side effects and the body does not process it as well.
Estrogen dominance is a term that refers to what happens when the normal ratio or balance of estrogen to progesterone is changed by excess estrogen or inadequate progesterone. When estrogen is not balanced by adequate progesterone it is very potent and potentially dangerous. Symptoms include weight gain, bloating, mood swings, irritability, tender breasts, headaches, fatigue, depression, hypoglycemia, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and fibrocystic breasts. Women who suffer from PMS and menopausal symptoms will recognize these familiar symptoms. Estrogen dominance has been known to cause or contribute to breast cancer, ovarian cancer, endometrium cancer, and prostate cancer.
For men, having too much estrogen leads to many problems. These include adiposity, breast development, cancer, prostate problems, baldness, and more. Progesterone prevents prostate disease. It inhibits the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, which prevents excess DHT from being produced from testosterone. Having an excess of DHT can lead to cancer and even male baldness. By ensuring that your progesterone levels are balanced you can ensure that your body is not producing too much DHT. A man’s prostate has progesterone receptors and it must constantly have enough blood progesterone to keep them filling in order to have a healthy prostate gland. In men, progesterone is anti-feminizing. It actually increases the libido in men, and in women. All men over the age of 50 should use natural progesterone cream to balance the excess estrogen in the body. A man only needs to use 1/8 teaspoon 5 days a week. It should be applied directly to the scrotum.
For women, having too much estrogen also causes numerous problems such as breast cancer and reproductive cancers. Progesterone balances and opposes the effects of the estrogen. It is also used in hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women. The prostegerone levels fall dramatically when women experience menopause. For some women there is no progesterone being made at all by the body. Women who are experiencing both pre-menopause and menopause can benefit greatly from the use of progesterone cream. When you balance the hormone levels with the use of progesterone cream you can diminish the symptoms associated with pre-menopause and menopause. It has also been show to stimulate bone building, which prevents osteoporosis. Premenopausal women should apply ½ teaspoon daily to stomach, chest or abdomen daily from day 12-26 of the menstrual cycle. Day 1 of the menstrual cycle is the first day of your period. Postmenopausal women should apply ¼ teaspoon daily to chest, stomach or abdomen for 3 out of 4 weeks of the month.
So balance your estrogen and progesterone levels with the use of Natural Progesterone Cream. Be sure you purchase natural, not synthetic, progesterone cream as it is the only one that is proven to work without the adverse side effects. This is a great product for both men and women. As always consult your doctor before the use or addition of any supplement or natural product.
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November 2009, Volume 1,1, copyrighted
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