Estrogen/progesterone Ratio

by Deva


I would like to know if I'm estrogen dominant and determine my Estrogen/Progesterone ratio according to my lab test results.

I am 32 years old and I have a lot of estrogen dominance symptoms such as endometriosis, adenomyosis, heavy bleeding causing chronic anemia, hair loss, PMS, debiliating headaches, breast tenderness and swelling.

I am getting natural progesterone cream. What would be the initial dosage and supplementing with DIM would be helpful?

Here the lab test results (luteal phase) :

Estradiol (pg/ml) 192 (n 12-233)
Progesterone (ng/ml) 19,28 (n 0,06-0,89)
LH (UI/l) 11 (n 2,4-12,6)
FSH (UI/l) 3,9 (n 3,5-12,5)
Prolactin (ug/l) 29,5 (n 4,8-23,3)

Many thanks.

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Feb 22, 2017
Estrogen/progesterone Ratio
by: Joy

Hi Deva

Your adverse symptoms clearly indicate Estrogen Dominance. Endometriosis and adenomyosis are similar and are caused by oxidative stress, the same applies to Fibroids. Unless the inflammation is dealt with you will always battle. Please consider taking the nutrients mentioned on the Endo page.

Normally a dose between 100-200mg per day of Natpro progesterone cream is sufficient however, the higher dose should be used to start with. In severe cases a dose higher than 200mg will be needed, it's best to go by symptoms, adjusting it higher or lower as the weeks go by. Tender breasts could also mean that you are lacking in iodine, have you had that tested. Iodine drops are something that you should consider regardless of whether you are deficient or not.

This Heavy Bleeding protocol has helped so many women, perhaps it will help you. It should be followed exactly, otherwise it will not work.

* 400-500mg Natpro Progesterone Cream per day
* 2000mg N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) per day
* 2000mg Taurine per day
* 5000iu's Vitamin D per day
* 1000mg Bioflavanoids per day

Please read the Hormone Testing page to compare your test results but your progesterone:estradiol (E2) ratio is 100:1, it should be around 600:1.

What is your Vitamin D3 level? A deficiency reduces the benefits of progesterone and is connected to every single cell function in our bodies make it vital. Co-factors are needed, Magnesium being considered the most important but the others are also important.

Hope this helps.

Please read the following pages and the references:

How to use Progesterone Cream

Estrogen Dominance

Hair Loss


Vitamin D3


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