Why use Bio-Identical progesterone?
Bio-Identical progesterone and synthetic progesterone (Provera medroxy-progesterone) differ greatly. Synthetic progestins do not match the body’s chemistry and can inhibit ovulation, suppressing the body’s production of its own hormone, progesterone. Synthetic progestins, like Provera, may aggravate women’s symptoms rather than eliminate them. Many women become irritable and emotionally unstable on Provera. Other side effects are headaches fluid retention, weight gain, facial hair and acne. Most women feel better when they substitute the Bio-Identical progesterone for Provera. New studies show that Bio-Identical progesterone may be more important than estrogen in the prevention of osteoporosis. Bio-Identical progesterone can be purchased through our compounding pharmacy in micronized capsules, oil filled capsules and transdermal creams. Bio-Identical Progesterone is better absorbed if used as a transdermal cream. Why use Bio-Identical estrogen? Studies show that women have an increase