Until John R. Lee, M.D. came along with his best-selling book What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Menopause, progesterone was the forgotten hormone. Now millions of women understand why lack of progesterone may be causing their hormone imbalance symptoms, and how to balance their hormones using natural progesterone cream. These articles (links listed below) about natural progesterone by Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins can give women with PMS or menopause symptoms valuable guidance for achieving hormone balance.
Dr. John Lee's 3 Rules for BHRT
A Dr. John Lee classic - clear, commonsense guidelines for when and how to use bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), also called natural hormone replacement therapy (NHRT).
Progesterone Cream FAQs
Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins answer frequently asked questions about natural progesterone cream include: what is natural progesterone; how to use natural progesterone cream; what dosage to use; real progesterone vs. progestins; how safe is progesterone, and when to use progesterone cream.
Fibroids and Natural Progesterone
Dr. John Lee explains the connection between fibroids and hormones such as progesterone and estrogen.
How to Get Off HRT
Questions and Answers from Dr. Lee and Virginia Hopkins about how to get off HRT and onto natural hormones, also known as bioidentical hormone therapy (BHRT). How to have balanced hormones, and relief from menopausal symptoms, without using conventional HRT.
Infertility: Getting Pregnant and Staying Pregnant
Dr. John Lee shares stories from his practice about helping women get pregnant and explains what causes infertility, how fertility works and how to prevent a miscarriage.
Natural Progesterone - What Women Say
What women say about how natural progesterone has helped them restore hormone balance and combat estrogen dominance, plus what natural progesterone is and its effects in the body.
PMS and Hormones
Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins explain why premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the most common health complaint of premenopausal women. While there are no magic bullets, hormone balance and progesterone in particular can help PMS, and why estrogen dominance is related to PMS.
Progesterone and Estrogen Effects
Progesterone and estrogen balance each other in the body. Here is a list of estrogen's effects on the body, and the complementary effects of progesterone. Both hormones have important effects throughout the body.
Progesterone and Osteoporosis
Dr. John Lee explains that osteoporosis diagnosis usually comes around the time of menopause, when hormones are often imbalance, and how both progesterone and estrogen can help maintain healthy bones.
Cancer Warning on Progesterone Cream Labels
Does the warning on progesterone cream labels that progesterone may cause cancer really mean anything? Not much, and here's why.
Women - Take the Hormone Balance Test
Are your symptoms caused by a hormone imbalance? Take this test to find out if a hormone imbalance is the underlying cause of your symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, irregular periods; or PMS symptoms such as moodiness, irritability, menstrual cramps; or symptoms of ovarian cysts (PCOS) such as mid-cycle pain, menstrual cramps, excess hair and acne.
Progesterone Cream and Pregnancy
Which progesterone cream to use when getting and staying pregnant.
Progesterone Cream or Pill - What's Best?
Progesterone cream works best for most hormone balancing, but the progesterone pill can be more effective for treating insomnia and catamenial epilepsy.
Many areas of the body are affected by progesterone. This list by Dr. John Lee gives specifics.
Letter from Dr. John Lee about Progesterone and Pregnancy
Dr. John Lee explains how to use progesterone cream before and during pregnancy.
Progesterone and Senility by Dr. John Lee
An essay by Dr. John Lee about progesterone and senility in elderly women.
Natural Progesterone - An Introduction
An introduction to natural progesterone.
Saliva Test Kits
Saliva testing for hormones is easy and accurate. You can "spit" at home and mail it to the lab in a prepaid package.
What Your Dr. May Not Tell You About PREmenopause
Balance Your Hormones and Your Life from Thirty to Fifty! Another classic best-selling book by Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins. Details on PMS, infertility, PCOS, endometriosis, weight gain, fatigue and much more.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause
The classic best-selling book by Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins is a detailed and useful guide through menopause and natural hormones that every menopausal woman should have on her bookshelf!