Progesterone and endometriosis, increasing amount of cream

by Louisa
(Europe)

Hi Wray. First of all thank you for your website that is very interesting and helpful.
I have been suffering from endometriosis for years and started using progesterone cream 8 months ago. I have been using 40 mg a day from day 12 to day 26 and I have to admit this gave excellent results. My periods are now totaly painfree, PMS almost gone and no more heavy bleeding.
Nevertheless a naturopath advised I should increase the amount of cream I use, because this is better for women with endometriosis. So this month I used it from day 5 to day 26 and increased the amount to 60 mg a day. My periods came last week and were painfree again, the PMS is totally gone with no more headaches nor water retention etc but something odd happened. Usually my periods last 5 days and this time it was 8 days. On day 5 the bleeding was very light then I started bleeding again during 3 more days; not heavy bleeding at all but a normal flow with some clots on day 8. And once again no pain at all.
I read what you say about the progesterone cleasing the uterus out, so could it possibly be what happened with me since I increased the amount of cream ?
Thanks for your help.

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Nov 24, 2015
That's great
by: Shalny

That's great that progesterone has worked so quick and so well for you. It's been a bit of a roller coaster for me. I don't have endometriosis but I have heavy bleeding with lots of clots. Some periods are better than others and some start or end with a week of spotting. I never know what to expect. Prob a combo of progesterone and peri menopause. I don't recall reading about how using the cream can clean you out. I've been using it for almost a year and all of a sudden my last period had a few heavy floods with lots of large clots when I thought the clots were getting less. Where on this site did you read about "the clean out"? I'd like to read it as well. Thanks

Nov 25, 2015
on this site
by: Louisa

Hi. I think i Read about it some time ago. I think it was Wray's reply to a question. Can't remember where it was exactly

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