Progesterone and estrogen compete for the same receptor sites and good reproductive health requires a balance between these two hormones. Since the scale in many women is tipped towards estrogen, a natural progesterone supplement, such as Pro-G-Yam Cream is helpful for many women.
(also the NuCel Wild Yam Cream).
Don't overdo it with progesterone creams, however. You can also get too much progesterone.
Symptoms of progesterone overdose include headache, weight gain, fatigue, water retention and depression.
Consider getting a test to see where your current hormone balance lies. Herbs such as sarsaparilla and false unicorn can also he used to counteract excess estrogen by enhancing progesterone. These herbs have been used to help sustain pregnancy and prevent miscarriage and to relieve heavy menstrual bleeding and cramps. Wild Yam & Chaste Tree, taken regularly for several months, can also balance out estrogen and progesterone.
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