Progesterone cream use during period

by JR


I am 51 years old and have my cycle every 27 - 28 days for the last four years of tracking. Recently, I've had more symptoms of estrogen dominance:

-migraine before period
-migraine after period
-dry, cracked heels
-heavy periods with clots
-OVER 40 LBS of weight gain (regardless of healthy eating habits & exercise)
-peeling lips
-cystic acne on chin
-left-side nervy back ache
-male pattern hair loss
-panicky breathing/tightness (goes away when I apply cream)

I can't tell if I'm having a regular cycle and just not producing enough progesterone, or whether I am in menopause, based on my symptoms. Here are my questions:

1. Can I use progesterone cream during my cycle?

2. Should I use progesterone cream right after my period ends, following a menopause regimen (day 6-27)?

3. The brand I use Contains 2000 mg of Micronized Progesterone (Certified USP) in a 4 ounce pump; ~21mg of Progesterone USP per serving; based on this, how much should I use given the symptoms I have?

Thanks for your help!


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Oct 01, 2018
Progesterone cream use during period
by: Joy


You are in Peri-Menopause which can be a terrible time. A missed period for 12 months puts one in Menopause. Please read the How to use Progesterone Cream and Estrogen Dominance pages. The Hair Loss page may also help you.

The following protocol has helped so many women with heavy periods and clotting, you might consider trying it:

* Natpro - 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.
* Bioflavanoids - 1000mg per day

You should be using every day with no breaks. Once the heavy bleeding is under control you can slowly reduce. Between 100-200mg progesterone is needed.

Vitamin D3 is very important. A deficiency reduces the benefits of progesterone, optimal range is between 70-100ng/mL. Nothing less than 5,000iu's is needed daily. Co-factors are needed when taking D3, magnesium and vitamin K2 with no soy are the important ones.

Oct 04, 2018
Progesterone Use During Period
by: Anonymous

Thank you for your response.
So, even if I get me period, I should use the progesterone cream?

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