Progesterone cream for dysfunctional uterine bleeding

by Suzanne
(South Carolina)

I am a 51 yo female. For the past few years I have experienced small amounts of bleeding in between periods. A few months ago I began to bleed steady with some days of clotting. I've been bleeding non stop since then with exception to the following:

I went to a doctor for the issue about 5 weeks ago - she could not examine me due to the amount of blood present and sent me to the ER to "stop the bleeding".

After an internal US and lots of blood work and urine analysis (done with catheter for non contamination of the blood) - all was normal. The uterine lining was not thickened and had no abnormalities.

They gave me 10 days of 10 mg Medroxyprogesterone. Within 24 hrs the bleeding stopped completely.

When the pills ran out the bleeding started again. I went to natural progesterone cream as I do not want to use synthetics, would like to avoid surgery and understand the cream is the only over the counter product and one of the best ways of transport for the hormone into the body.

My problem is that I am not able to stop the bleeding with using 200 mg of the USP Progesterone cream per day. I seem to finally get reduced bleeding by the late afternoon, applying the cream throughout the day and at bedtime but by morning I'm bleeding heavier again and chasing it all day long with the cream.

I've read you might have to use as much as 500 mg per day and hourly if necessary to control symptoms, but at this point I'm pretty stressed out "chasing the bleeding" with the cream all day and understanding that Progesterone can also make you drowsy so I'm thinking I need a solution of time release and night time usage of progesterone. I don't think I can do what I'm doing now for an undetermined period of time until menopause.

Any suggestions?

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Jan 23, 2017
Progesterone cream for dysfunctional uterine bleeding
by: Joy

Hi Suzanne

Peri-Menopause and Menopause can be a torrid time for some women. 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. Progesterone alone will not help totally, it needs the help of certain anti-inflammatory aminos etc as mentioned below. You might like to try this 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

The widely used progestin medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) is synthetic, why they call it progesterone is beyond me, it's progestin which is synthetic so I do not blame you for not being happy with it, please read this.

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 making it vital.

Please read the following pages and the references:

How to use Progesterone Cream

Estrogen Dominance



Vitamin D3


Delivery Methods

Jan 24, 2017
Homeopathic remedy helps stop bleeding
by: Anonymous

Hi, I am 54 and have similar problems. After consulting with a homeopathic naturopath she gave me Phosphorus and it stopped the bleeding. I recommend you look it up and consult with a homeopathic doctor. I also use progesterone cream.

Jan 26, 2017
Thanks for the info
by: Anonymous

Thanks for all the information. Do you have a recommendation for where to get all the things on your list except the progesterone (I found that specific one on line).

Thanks so much. And by the way, since I wrote this, the bleeding stopped and I've been doing 20 mg a.m and 20 mg p.m with no bleeding for several days.

I have an apt set with a doc that does bioidentical hormone therapy and am wondering if I really need to follow through (it's a $400 appointment).

Jan 26, 2017
supplement quantity
by: Anonymous

Also one more question; if bleeding has stopped I see I'm suppose to continue at a minimum of 100 mg progesterone but what about all the supplements? Do those dosages decrease also? Thanks.

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