by rebekah
(andover ohio)

I am at 7 months postpartum. I have been having long and heavy periods for about 3 months now. One lasted 21 days with heavy bleeding and clots. My most recent sent me to the ER as I was bleeding way more than the advised pad an hour. Amazingly my counts and hemoglobin are hanging in there. An ultrasound found no cysts or fibroids, but just a thick lining. Of course they prescibed norethindrone, which I do not want to take. My question is: would I benefit from progesterone or pregenolone and in what dosage? Also should I start it on my period to slow the bleeding? thanks

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Oct 28, 2016
by: Joy

Hi Rebekah

You do not state your age, perhaps you are either in or heading towards Peri-Menopause. It's a time when all sorts of horrible things start to take place in a female's body. Progesterone therapy is very much needed. You sound very much like myself when I went through it, heavy, heavy, bleeding and massive clots. The thickening of the lining is an estrogen build up, with the correct use of progesterone it will help the body to expel this, more clotting can be expected which is a good thing. You will also be suffering from Estrogen Dominance.

You might like to try the Heavy/Continual Bleeding Protocol which has helped so many women. It must be used exactly as stated otherwise it will not work.

•Natpro Progesterone Cream - 400mg to 500mg/per day
•N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) - 2000mg/per day
•Taurine - 2000mg/per day
•Vitamin D3 - 5000iu's/per day more if Vitamin D3 level is low. Vitamin D3 actually helps to shrink fibroids
•Bioflavanoids - 1000mg/per day

I am pleased that you do not want to take norethindrone as it is synthetic. Please read the How to use Progesterone Cream page as it will help you to understand just how progesterone therapy will help you. Do you know what your Vitamin D3 level is? A deficiency reduces the benefits of progesterone and is connected to every single functioning cell in our bodies make it vital.

Please read the following pages and the references:

How to use Progesterone Cream
Estrogen Dominance
Progesterone Cream
Vitamin D3

Oct 29, 2016
by: Anonymous

Thank you so much for your help. I am 40 years old, and also had my right ovary removed 3 years ago, which I think may bring on peri-menopause earlier??? I have had my vitamin D checked many times. One time it was only 5. I have been taking vitamin D routinely for a year or so and my latest level was only 40. I know that most doctors would say that is normal but for all I've read it should be much higher. I have had so many weird symptoms ever since my ovary was removed. It has been a frustrating and scary road. When I was pregnant this last time I noticed that I felt so much better which got me thinking about progesterone and led me here. I know hormonal issues can cause you to be light-headed or feel faint but can they cause you to feel as if you can't breathe, or like every breath is laborious? I have been getting those sensations lately on and off. Thank you so much for your help.

Oct 31, 2016
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by: momof8

The above comment was my answer to some of Joy's questions. I forgot to put my name-thanks.

Nov 12, 2016
by: Joy

Hi Rebekah

Well you are definitely in peri-Menopause even if you hadn't had your one ovary removed. Your Vitamin D3 is still low, please try to get the level up as suggested on the page given to you to read.

The body produces a great deal of progesterone while pregnant which explains why you felt so well while pregnant. I simply can't get my head around how our medical professions either refuse to know or do not understand this. Your symptoms are cause by excess estrogen as already explained. I trust that you have read all the pages given to you?

Nov 26, 2016
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by: Anonymous

As I am reading through these pages, I am coming up with more questions.

I read about the water supply having an estrogen affect. Would that apply to well water, and how to we correct that issue? We use a brita filter on our spout. Is that good enough? Also, make-up products, is there a list of safe ones to use some where? Also I have a question about Napro. I suspect a coconut intolerance, would the caprylic acids in Napro be a problem for me or not really? Thank you

Nov 28, 2016
by: Joy

Let's take HRT and the contraceptive pill for a start, they are loaded with estrogen. Every time a female using them goes to the toilet it gets flushed away into our water system, end result estrogen, and that's only two drugs, what about the rest? The best way to find out about well water is to have it tested I guess. I use the H20 water filter and I find it makes such a difference but there are filters of a higher quality. The brita filter will help fractionally, better than nothing, but not as effective. Visit the Skin Deep website for a list of products that should be avoided. Coconut oil is made up of 8 or 9 different types of oils, which one do you think may affect you? The MCT oil use is the best which is why it is used in Natpro.

Nov 28, 2016
by: Anonymous

I have been using for the last 3 days progestelle in olive oil as I am concerned about coconut intolerance as previously stated. I have been using 6 dropperfuls which should be equivalent to 120 mg progesterone. I have had some light spotting. Does that mean I should increase the amount or is that just a normal at first?

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