Using Progesterone every day vs. during luteal phase

by Bonnie
(Edmonton, AB)

Hi Wray, would it take longer to overcome the estrogen dominance if I start out with applying the progesterone during the luteal phase instead of every day?

I'm just afraid of disrupting my cycle and would rather follow my cycle with the cream. But if this route takes longer to get rid of estrogen dominance and symptoms, then I am willing to try using it every day to fast track my progress.

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May 12, 2011
using progesterone
by: Cheryl


There is a good chance that if you use progesterone during the beginning of your cycle you won't ovulate and therefore your body won't make its own progesterone. So I would say you are best to wait until after you ovulate before using the cream.

May 13, 2011
Using Progesterone every day vs. during luteal phase
by: Bonnie

Hi Cheryl,

Thanks for the comment. Wray mentioned that if symptoms are severe, the cream could be used every day for 2-3 months to get rid of them quicker, and then transition to using the cream after ovulation. And it seems like some women have their symptoms return if they stop using the cream so decide to use it every day (especially perimenopausal and menopausal women). I am 32 but have many estrogen-dominant symptoms: anxiety, joint pain, acne, weight gain, headache, sleep disturbances, excess facial hair, etc. I do have regular periods with a 30-day cycle.

May 15, 2011
When to Use: before/during luteal phase
by: Gina

It is my understanding that just because you have a period does not mean that you are ovulating.

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