Lab test results

by JK
(USA)

Hello,

I recently took a serum Estriol and Progesterone test 10 days before my expected cycle. I'm 53 years old and still have cycles about every 28 days. My results showed Progesterone value 0.4mg/mL and Estradiol value of 34 pg/mL

Since I'm in Peri menopause is this considered a normal ratio? I tried doing the calculation but not sure I arrive at the correct ratio to determine estrogen dominance.

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Oct 05, 2020
Lab test results
by: Joy

Hi JK

No that is not a normal ratio whether in Peri-Menopause or not. Your progesterone:estrogen ratio works out at 12:1, it should be around 600:1. You need a lot of progesterone before you get to that ratio. Please read the Hormone Testing page for more information on this.

You might also like to read the How to use Progesterone Cream and Estrogen Dominance pages.

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