Feeling exhausted in the follicular phase
My monthly cycle is a tale of two halves. After my period has ended I have a week of feeling exhausted, sluggish and I get very constipated. Then, once I have ovulated, my energy levels rise up and I feel fine. I had a blood test on day 21 of my cycle that showed low hormone levels but still within the bounds of 'normal'.
If I feel much better in the luteal phase, is that a sign that I am benefitting from the higher progesterone at that time? If I were to take a progesterone supplement in the luteal phase, would it help me during the follicular phase, which is when I really struggle?
I have hypothyroidism and am taking 100mcg of levothyroxine daily.