Insomnia for 8 years.
HI, I am new to this site and have struggled with insomnia for 8 years when a doctor read my saliva test and said that my progesterone was too high. I have had hormone problems since I have ben 15. Diagnosed with chronic fatigue at 23. I believe it to be low Progesterone all along. I had to have progesterone shots for the first 14 weeks of each of the 3 pregnancies I have had to sustain them. Now I haven't been able to sleep and get stimualted by the progesterone (10mg). I am on bi-est and do ok with that alone, but when I add in progesterone, bam. I can't sleep at all. I am afraid to try a high dose of progesterone. From my symptoms, I shouldn't take anything less than 200-400mg a day. How do I start? Can it be good from the start? Could it really just calm me at night and I would be able to sleep? Should I continue my bi-est? I take .5ml a day. It is 2.5mg/g and 80% estradiol. I seem to have low estogen by blood test and symptoms. I am also on cytomel. 12.5mcg's a day for low thyroid. I am 46 and my cycle has pretty much stopped this last year. I have had a weight problem since age 15 and now have cellulite on thighs, and upper arms. Any suggestions on starting the cream and what to expect?