Re: Should I take progesterone cream
Yes, I use it twice a day. I rub it on my wrists, ankles, inside of arms, etc. My doctor prescribed it after checking my levels and finding out I am deficient in progesterone. I had all the symptoms of low progesterone also. I had thickened endometrium, painful, heavy periods, uterine fibroids, breast cysts, etc. The cream has helped with some things but it is not a quick fix. I have been using it for over a year. I recently had an ultrasound and my uterine fibroids have gone away and my uterine lining has gone from 26 mm down to 10 mm. My breast cysts have gotten smaller, but not completely gone away. I have had my levels checked many times throughout the year to see where they are. I am still deficient, so my dose has to keep being increased. My doctor thinks when I am finally on the optimum dose, the breast cysts will completely go away also. That's why I asked if you have had your levels checked. You have to know where your levels are to know what dose to be on and whether to keep increasing your dose. I have had no side effects. When I first started using it, I developed vertigo. I thought it was related, but I think it was just a coincidence as I have been using it all this time and no other bouts of vertigo.