Progesterone relieved excruciating pain of Adenomyosis!!!

Progesterone therapy miraculously stopped the horrific pain that I was in for approximately 3 weeks out of every month. I was told that I had adenomyosis, and that I must have a hysterectomy. My uterus was large and the lining thicker than it should be based upon ultrasound and an exam. I did not want to do this and was unsure that the surgery would in fact solve my problem. I have given birth to 3 children, and I can honestly say that I felt like I was having horrific "labor" pains for 3 weeks out of every month. I asked my doctor if he had ever treated anyone with Bio-identical Progesterone for Adenomyosis. He said no, but would be happy to call in the oral medicine. I explained that I wanted the vaginal progesterone suppositories that I used during each pregnancy. He thankfully obliged and called in something called Crinone, which was not the compounded medicine that I used during pregnancy, but it worked!!! The difference is unbelievable! Prior to taking the progesterone, each month I just wanted someone to give me an epidural or hit me over the head and knock me out! The pain was overwhelming, and I am trying to keep up with 3 busy children!

I have not used your product, but am interested in finding out more about it. My oldest child is a 16 year old girl, who suffers from menstrual cramps. I am unsure of how much I should apply to her, where, when, and if it would be safe to use on someone her age. She is a very healthy, fit, and active young lady, with a good diet etc

If I can help or prevent someone from going through what I went through, I would be thrilled! Thank YOU so much for your time and help!

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Aug 26, 2013
Progesterone relieved excruciating pain of Adenomyosis!!!
by: Wray

Hi there It's so delightful hearing a success story such as yours! And how right you were to insist on the suppositories. Wonderful doctor who agreed to them too. Unfortunately doctors are so used to giving out 'doses' that oral progesterone is a common script. But it's the least effective Delivery system, "The liver and gut region removed a mean of 96 per cent of the progesterone entering these tissues", see here. Whereas the suppositories release all the progesterone into the blood stream. Interestingly much of it goes to the uterus if used in the vagina, see here, here, here, here and here. Serum levels are always lower. So vaginal application is ideal if there's a problem in the uterus, such as cramps, heavy bleeding, or if a woman is pregnant and having problems then. Many advocate this as the best and only route that should be used. But it's not every woman who has the above symptoms. So it's not a route I would recommend if emotional and mental symptoms are being experienced, or pain elsewhere in the body. Besides which progesterone is so beneficial to the skin, see here. You are so right in describing the pain as 'labour' pains, they are. One role progesterone plays in pregnancy is to 'quieten' the uterus, i.e. to prevent contractions. It's only when progesterone withdrawal occurs at the end of pregnancy, or at the end of the month, that it allows oestrogen and other inflammatory cytokines to rise, see here and here. In both circumstances it's an inflammatory response. This is also the reason progesterone is such a potent anti-inflammatory for pain outside of labour, i.e. in Menstrual cramps. Continued below

Aug 26, 2013
Progesterone relieved excruciating pain of Adenomyosis!!! Part 2
by: Wray

Hi there So in the case of your daughter and her cramps, it's best she also applies the progesterone in her vagina. If using a cream either a finger or syringe can be used. I use some in my vagina nightly to prevent dryness and inflammation. It's best if she follows her cycle too, there's more info on our page How to use progesterone cream. But please read the page we have on Oestrogen Dominance as it can occur, and it's best to be prepared for it. It should be used at least twice daily too. She is now biologically an adult, so the amount to use would be dependant on symptoms. Maybe start her on 100mg/day and see how she gets on. I put my daughter on it at age 14, she's been using it ever since and is now 31. Please have a vitamin D test done, and your daughter too. It's such an important nutrient, a lack leads to a reduction in the benefits of progesterone. Please let me know how she gets on. Take care Wray

Sep 28, 2016
Progesterone and pain relief
by: Anonymous

Hi,
I have read the stories on your page regarding progesteron and adenomyosis and pelvic pains. I have always struggeled hard with excrutiating menstrualpain. I do not have a diagnosis, but i have am really in no doubt - either it's endometriosis or it is adenomyosis, or both.
My gynecologists have only put me on birth contro pillsl, although my pains have gotten Worse over the years.
I have a really sensible system and body - also struggle with CFS/me - and really wish to find natural ways to get better, and to get well from the pelvic and menstrual pains.

I can see, over here, what you recommend is to buy a progesterone cream and apply it vaginal? Is that correct? i live in Norway, - is this something one can get anywhere - or, is this way of treatment rare?
Feeling desperate to find natural ways in this "jungle" of all syntetic

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