by Joan
(Tampa, Florida)

I am 54 years old and have been experiencing episodes (60 continuous days) of heavy to moderate to mild uterine bleeding for three years. At times I have become anemic due to heavy flow. My life has been put on hold due to this condition. My OBGYN recommended a hysterectomy due to fibroids -largest measured 4.1 cm. I am really trying to avoid this procedure and consequently sought the help of another doctor who, just last week, prescribed 600mg progesterone (my urging due to reading your information). Although my bleeding has slowed, it continues and at times becomes heavy. I noticed some products on the market contain pregnenolone. Would it be advisable to take this along with my progesterone, even though it does convert to progesterone? I'm beginning to wonder if I have a problem converting pregnenolone to progesterone. Frankly, I'm losing hope and am grasping for an answer, since each day brings the same result....more bleeding.

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Oct 13, 2013
Wish I had done that
by: Jo

Hello Joan,

Just wanted to mention that I too had large fibroids and ongoing bleeding (at 50 years old). I opted for a hysterectomy which I regret a great deal now as it changed my life. I wish I had explored alternative options, one being progesterone. Everyone is different I know, but hope all goes well for you.

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