April 05, 2017

Progesterone Probs.

Friends! One of my FAVORITE items that Young Living produces is finally BACK IN STOCK!

Progessence Plus Serum!! <3 span="">
Pro+ (as all the oily ladies call it) has progesterone from wild yam extract - let me give you some DL on progesterone.

Progesterone is one of the hormones in our bodies that stimulates and regulates various functions. Progesterone plays a role in maintaining pregnancy. The hormone is produced in the ovaries, the placenta (when a woman gets pregnant) and the adrenal glands. It helps prepare your body for conception and pregnancy and regulates the monthly menstrual cycle. It also plays a role in sexual desire. ;)

Basically, our women bodies LOVE it. I use Pro+ twice daily (three while menstruating, TMI?). 

Here is some basic progesterone info!

If you aren't pregnant, some symptoms of low progesterone include:
Low libido, Hot flashes, Migraines or headaches, Depression, anxiety or other mood changes, Menstrual cycle irregularity or absence
If you're pregnant, you need progesterone to maintain your uterus until you give birth. If your levels are too low, you may be unable to carry the baby to term.
Some symptoms of low progesterone levels in pregnant women include:
Spotting, Abdominal pain, Frequent low blood sugar, Regularly tender breasts, Constant fatigue, Vaginal dryness.
Progesterone and estrogen hormones complement one another. So, when you don't have enough progesterone, estrogen dominates. And that can lead to symptoms such as:
Depression, mood swings or low libido, Weight gain, Heavy bleeding, Irregular menstrual cycle, Premenstrual syndrome, Breast tenderness
A simple blood test—a PGSN, or progesterone test—can help your health care provide assess if your progesterone levels are too low. It can help you figure out why you're having trouble getting pregnant, confirm if you've ovulated, monitor hormone replacement therapy (see below) and assess the status of a high-risk pregnancy. 

ANYWAY - take a look, and let me know if you have any questions. I've been loving it, I only took something for my mad uterus ONCE this cycle - which is huge for me! I'm usually tossing ibuprofen back every few hours!

Crazy good info found HERE.


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