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How does progesterone play a role in your periods?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Important role: Progesterone plays a very important role during your periods. It stabilizes the endometrium and plays a role in decreasing the risk of endometrial cancer. Progesterone is produced with ovulation so anovulatory cycles increases your risk of endometrial cancer. Also a very important hormone in maintaining pregnancy as well.
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