The Progesterone Paradox
An explanation of the Progesterone Paradox
  • The precursor for all sex and adrenal hormones is cholesterol.
  • Cholesterol converts to pregnenolone which then can convert to all the other sex and adrenal hormones.
  • In most people progesterone maintains its integrity and helps in the feeling of well-being and balance.
  • It can even eliminate hormonal migraine headaches
  • Rarely the progesterone will cause severe depression immediately after beginning the hormone regimen.
  • Unfortunately, if all progesterone converts to estrogen it creates the perfect storm.
    • Sanity to insanity
    • Estrogen dominance prevails which creates HORMONE HELL!
* This is what creates the perfect storm by increasing estrogen levels dramatically
Carol Lipper, M.D., LLC
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