Not sure about estrogen

by J Hebert

Hello! I love your website and have learned a lot from it. Thank you for your education. I'm still a little confused though so I'll tell you my situation and see what you think. I'm 47 and have been dealing with joint pain for about 20 years has definitely played a big part and I have that under control. I've been using progesterone cream for 2 years now with improvements but still haven't gotten rid of the joint pain. I did have my hormones tested a few years ago and my estrogen, progesterone and testosterone were low and tsh levels were high. Like I said since using progesterone it's better but I still have joint pain, hair loss. Im 5'5 and now weigh 118 since diet change. I have extremely (lol) small boobs and they're never usually sore. I don't get night sweats, actually I'm pretty sensitive to cold and sleep best when warm. I do have signs of skin sagging and drying. My period was good for a while but has gotten sporatic, further apart and sometimes light and sometimes heavier. My energy level has dropped and my sex drive has a little. ( still good though ;-) I've never had vaginal dryness. I ordered life flo progestacare plus (estrogen) thinking I need more estrogen but I'm not sure how to use it. I was on day 36 since my last period and decided to use the cream yesterday and woke up to my period starting. I'm hoping this gives you enough info to please give me some help!
Also I've tried to order the natpro cream on your site and it was always out of stock. I see now that I can order it on Amazon

J Hebert

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Jun 05, 2015
Not sure about Estrogen
by: Joy

Hi J Hebert

Thank you for your kind words about the website and pleased to hear that it has helped you.

You are in Peri-Menopause hence your symptoms, you are also suffering from Estrogen Dominance and the estrogen that you are using will only make matters worse! No woman needs to take extra estrogen has there are over 100 estrogen mimics in our environment as it is, please read Our Stolen Future.

With Peri-Menopause it is best to use progesterone every day with no stopping, please read How to use Progesterone Cream. If progesterone is not used correctly, it will not work, nothing less than 100mg per day is needed, more if symptoms are severe. Do you know what your Vitamin D level is, a deficiency reduces the benefits of progesterone.

Please be very careful when buying Natpro on Amazon. Make sure that it is linked to a legitimate website. A few years ago Natpro was sold on Amazon, what people did not realise was that they were actually buying stolen product. This was reported to Amazon who promptly removed the product from their site. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we will have to be investigated again.

Jan 25, 2016
by: fiona

Dear J,
I wonder as all my hormones seems to be testing low as well I am 46.. with uterine fibroids - so I should be estrogen dominant but the labs show my estrogen low.. I must be reading it wrong.. I am in the US.. though from the UK so we measure differently I was wondering how you are doing now only supplementing with progesterone..

Estrone saliva am < 5.0
Estradiol 0.2 saliva am
Estriol saliva am <0.1
progesterone saliva am 39.
tester one saliva am 20
melatonin 11.2
cortisol saliva am 0.59 rest of the day ok.
DHEA saliva am 0.21
17-OHP saliva am 11.6

Jan 28, 2016
by: Joy

Hi Fiona

Please compare your results to those on the Hormone Testing page which are correct. Your progesterone and estrogen (E2) ratio is 195:1, it should be 600:1. You are also in Peri-Menopause which can be a difficult time for some women.

How to use Progesterone Cream
and Estrogen Dominance are very important pages to read as they will explain things to you. You need to us nothing less than 200mg progesterone cream, possibly more, making sure that you use one containing the correct progesterone concentration as mentioned on the website.

Hope this helps.

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