I've been gaining weight rapidly lately, feeling fuzzy and confused, bruising easily, constantly being tired and I knew something was not right.

I spoke to Dr Gouws regarding this and he immediately requested hormone tests and discovered that my progesterone level was severely low. He believed that this explained my symptoms and I started with medication yesterday.

Cannot wait to experience the difference!!

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Jul 10, 2017
by: Joy

Hi Mrs

Your symptoms clearly indicate Estrogen Dominance. You don't state your age which is important as if in Peri-Menopause or Menopause one needs to use more progesterone only cream.

You say that your doctor has started you on medication, what exactly is that? I do hope that it is not a compounded progesterone cream as they often come mixed with estrogen and or testosterone, as well as parabens and chemicals, no woman need to take those. There are well over 100 estrogen mimics in our environment as it is why would any woman need to take more and why would doctors want women to take extra? Testosterone can cause cardiovascular disease and insulin resistance. If progesterone is not used correctly it will not work. It is not an overnight fix, and takes time and patience using the correct progesterone cream. Between 100-200mg per day is needed, more if symptoms are severe.

What is your Vitamin D3 level? A deficiency reduces the benefits of progesterone and is connected to every single functioning cell in our bodies, making it vital.

Please read these pages and the study reference papers:

How to use Progesterone Cream

Estrogen Dominance


Insulin Resistance

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