Progesterone and cholesterol

by Alex
(LV, NV)

I have just ordered the progesterone cream for many reasons and I was also wondering was if the lack of progesterone is what caused me to have high cholesterol levels?

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Aug 25, 2009
Progesterone and cholesterol
by: Wray

Hi Alex. Cholesterol is vital for life and much hype surrounds it, please read this article, it might reassure you.

Cholesterol is excreted by the liver via the bile, which travels down the bile duct and into the digestive tract. Progesterone inhibits cholesterol biosynthesis and increases biliary cholesterol output, so it could be you do need progesterone, please see this paper.

It could be you lack the amino acid taurine, this is essential for bile production, it also lowers cholesterol. The following papers give an indication of the benefits of progesterone in preventing lipid peroxidation and the development of atherosclerosis:


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Take care, Wray

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