Hormones act as one of the messengers in our body. They transmit messages to our organs and tissues through the bloodstream. The body produces its own hormones and when there is insufficient production, it easily affects our well-being.
Various types of hormones produced by the body have a significant role in interacting with other hormones […]
Progesterone is the hormone responsible for regulating women’s menstrual cycle. This hormone and estrogens maintains the balance of women’s monthly periods. Men also produce a small amount of this hormone for sexual maturity, but not as important as testosterone. It plays an important part in the overall reproduction process, most especially in women.
Hormones are type of chemical messengers that are responsible in regulating normal functions of the various tissues and organs inside the body. They travel through the bloodstream carrying sensory messages to the brain which gives out the command for organs to perform their daily function; thus, affecting the metabolism, growth and body development, sexual […]
Menopause, Not Necessarily What You Think
When we think of menopause we usually think of an elderly woman going through a process that takes years to occur. The reality is actually much different; it only takes about 12 months without a period to be considered menopausal. About 5-15 years before the age of […]
Imbalances of progesterone levels can occur from multiple conditions such as menopause, pregnancy, adrenal hyperplasia, certain cancers and PMS. The symptoms of this imbalance are relatively small (tender breasts, changes in libido, mood swings, and irregular periods among them) but the toll they can take on our quality of life can be […]
What does Progesterone Do?
Progesterone is a hormone that helps regulate several different functions in a woman’s body, chief among them her reproductive capability. When it is working at normal levels, progesterone helps regulate menstrual cycles, blood clotting, immunity, building up muscles and bones, produces collagen, regulates nerve function and thyroid function.
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What is Progesterone?
Progesterone is a hormone in the body that helps regulate reproductive function. This hormone is what causes a woman to have menstrual cycles, ovulate and to maintain a healthy pregnancy when she conceives. It is a vital part of proper hormonal function and can determine if a women is fertile and […]
What is Progesterone?
Progesterone is a hormone that glands in a woman’s body create to control her menstruation and reproduction. Progesterone is made right before ovulation to increase a woman’s odds of becoming pregnant. It works by increasing a woman’s body temp by a small amount and producing extra vaginal mucus increasing the odds of […]
As if life wasn’t already difficult being a woman that many of you may even have to suffer from hormonal imbalance! As a woman, your well-being depends on several hormones, but the most important of them all is the female hormone or progesterone. Its balance is extremely important for a energetic, healthy, and disease-free life. […]