How does natural progesterone differ from synthetic progesterone?
Natural progesterone, a cholesterol derivative comes from the Mexican yam. It matches exactly the chemical formulation of the body’s own progesterone. Manufacturers alter the chemical makeup of progesterone to create progestins. Progestins in their altered structure may cause side effects (birth defects, abortion, fluid retention, epilepsy, migraine, asthma, cardiac or kidney dysfunction and depression. Natural progesterone and endometriosis or fibrocystic breast: There are many factors that affect both of these conditions, a common one is a higher level of circulation estrogen, indicating a hormonal imbalance. Progesterone is the precursor hormone and helps to normalize all other endocrine and hormonal activity in the body. In this case, helping to lower the body’s estrogen level and thus, possibly helping to clear these conditions. Natural hormones and vaginal dryness: Vaginal dryness can occur in women of all ages for various reasons, but is primarily present in post-menopausal wome