Can Progesterone Cause Weight Gain?

Adapted from Wray Whyte,   Progesterone cannot cause weight gain. Estrogen causes cells to proliferate, including adipose cells, see here. These are also a source of estrogen, so excessive estrogen leads to excess fat, which in turn leads to excess estrogen, and so the cycle goes, see here, here, here and here. Estrogen also causes constipation by taking water…

Progesterone therapy in women with epilepsy

Abstract Background: Progesterone with its anti-seizure effect plays a role in the pathophysiology of catamenial epilepsy which affects 31-60% of epileptic women. In this study, an attempt to treat women suffering from catamenial epilepsy with progesterone, as an adjuvant drug, was made. Methods: The treatment was given to 36 women aged 20-40 years (mean age: 30.75±6.05) with…

Progesterone vs. synthetic progestins and the risk of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

This is a fantastic link that not only acknowledges there is a scientific difference between Synthetic Progestin & Natural Progesterone but also the breast cancer risk associated with synthetic progestin.     Progesterone vs. synthetic progestins and the risk of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis Abstract Background: Use of menopausal hormonal therapy (MHT)-containing estrogen…

185 – Time to fight for your Medical Freedoms!

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182 – I Had a Miscarriage, w/Dr. Jessica Zucker

Jessica Zucker is a Los Angeles-based psychologist specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health. Jessica’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, New York Magazine, and Vogue, among others. Dr. Zucker is the creator of the #IHadaMiscarriage campaign. Her first book I HAD A MISCARRIAGE: A Memoir, a Movement is available now (Feminist Press…