Am I hopeless?

by Annalee

I have been taking bio-identical progestrone for the last 3 months and I am wondering if the natpro you suggest is bio-identical as well. If so, I may switch because the cream I use is very sticky.

I am suffering from infertility. My husband and I have been wanting to have children since we got married 16 months ago, but I have still not gotten pregnant. I had a progesterone serum done a few months back and my numbers were normal 12.5, but I choose to continue using my progesterone because it helps with my mood swings and depression I believe. I have endometriosis and have had several ruptured ovarian cysts. My periods are beyond painful and in general I have cramping nearly every day of the month regardless of whether I am bleeding or not. Is my cause a hopeless one?

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Jan 04, 2010
Am I hopeless?
by: Wray

Hi Annalee. No cause is hopeless! Yes the Natpro is bio-identical and is definitely not sticky! We do have a web page on pregnancy you might like to look at.

You say your progesterone is normal, but what about your oestrogen levels? The symptoms you describe are all related to high oestrogen, which is why the progesterone is helping slightly. You would need a high dose to really help, 200mg/day, divided am and pm. Some women use it hourly to keep levels up. And please rub it on any painful areas, it's an excellent anti-inflammatory. It would be a good idea to use the cream daily for at least a month, longer if need be, it's perfectly safe to do so. Especially if you have cramping almost daily. If this helps, and you feel confident to go back to following your cycle, try it. There's more info on our web page on endometriosis, please have a look.
Take care, Wray

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