Health and Hormones
Times of hormonal changes such as puberty, pregnancy or menopause are often when health symptoms arise. Today much has been written about the health detriments of an estrogen and progesterone imbalance. Estrogen dominance is a condition in which one's progesterone levels are abnormally low relative to estrogen levels. Even a woman with low estrogen levels can have estrogen dominance symptoms if she does not have adequate progesterone. According to Dr Lee's research and clinical experience, this imbalance may cause or promote medical conditions such as:
acne, breast cancer & uterine cancer, decreased sex drive, depression, endometriosis, fibrocystic breasts
fatigue, hair loss, headaches, heart disease, insomnia, infertility, osteoporosis, premenopausal symptoms
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) & fibroids, water retention, weight gain
Based on his review of scientific studies and his clinical experience, Dr Lee concluded that natural progesterone supplementation could help many estrogen dominant women experience relief from such conditions. Below is his list of some of the effects of estrogen dominance and the corrective effects of having adequate progesterone.
ESTROGEN DOMINANCE EFFECTS VS PROGESTERONE EFFECTS
Breast cell stimulation (fibrocystic breasts)
Increased body fat particularly on the hips and thighs
Salt and fluid retention
Depression, anxiety and headaches
Interferes with thyroid hormone
Increased risk of blood clotting
Impairs blood sugar control
Loss of zinc and retention of copper
Reduced oxygen levels in all cells
Increased risk of endometrial cancer
Increased risk of breast cancer
Slightly restrains osteoclast function
Reduces vascular tone
Poor sleep patterns
Protects against breast fibrocysts
Helps use fat for energy
Natural anti-depressant and calms anxiety
Facilitates thyroid hormone action
Normalizes blood clotting
Helps restore normal libido
Helps normalise blood sugar levels
Normalizes zinc and copper levels
Restores proper cell oxygen levels
Helps prevent endometrial cancer
Helps prevent breast cancer
Stimulates osteoblast bone building
Improves vascular tone
Promotes normal sleep patterns
More information may be found in Dr Lee's book Hormone Balance for Men.
Who is Dr John Lee?
Dr Lee was a passionate advocate of using common-sense and simple, straight forward solutions to create and maintain optimal health. He was internationally acknowledged as a pioneer and expert in the study and use of the hormone progesterone, on the subject of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and health symptoms that women experience. He examined hundreds of scientific studies and concluded that many women suffer from a hormone imbalance that he coined estrogen dominance.
Why ProgesterAll cream? (natural NOT synthetic)
Progesterone - Progestins
According to Dr Lee misconceptions about progesterone still exist. Many people, including healthcare professionals, think that commonly prescribed progestins such as Provera are natural progesterone or that natural progesterone is a progestin. In reality, progestins are chemicals that have been synthesized from natural progesterone and whose chemical structures have been altered. Some of the unwanted side effects from using synthetic progestins are allergic reactions, acne, edema, hair loss, fatigue and nervousness, to name a few.
Through his research Dr Lee discovered how to address the fore mentioned health issues with natural ingredients that do not cause the unwanted side effects that progestins do as mentioned above. ProgesterAll™ is a fragrance free cream that contains 20 milligrams of USP Natural Progesterone per ¼ teaspoon of cream. Its unique liposome-mediated delivery system ensures rapid absorption of the ingredients into the skin so that they can be stored in the underlying fatty tissues for transmission to the bloodstream.
ProgesterAll contains the exact amounts of the ingredients that Dr Lee recommended in his groundbreaking books, including;
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Premenopause
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Breast Cancer
Hormone Balance for Men
Dr John Lee's Hormone Balance Made Simple
Hormone saliva tests may be obtained through the website www.JohnLeeMD.com
Blood tests may be done with your Doctor or Inbalance Natural Health Clinic which is a New Zealand distributor for ProgesterAll cream (natural NOT synthetic). It is not sold over the counter but prescribed only on an individual basis when indicated.