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Does cyclogest taken during pregnancy increase progesterone?

Does cyclogest taken during pregnancy increase progesterone?

Cyclo is progesteron: Cyclogest is natural progesterone, so, yes, taken orally or vaginally it can increase Progesterone levels. ...Read more

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Does estrogen increase after conception?

Does estrogen increase after conception?

Conception: I strongly recommend that you go online and type in "Estrogen increase after conception" There are many articles on this topic and I suggest you take time to browse through a few of them. If you end up with concerns (shouldn't happen) speak to your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Can taking progesterone during pregnancy affect the developing fetus negatively? Do pregnant women sometimes use progesterone or progestin?

Can taking progesterone during pregnancy affect the developing fetus negatively? Do pregnant women sometimes use progesterone or progestin?

Progesterone: Progesterone is sometimes prescribed in the first trimester for placental support. It is sometimes prescribed in the 2nd trimester for a short cervix. It also can be prescribed as shots for the prevention of preterm labor. ...Read more

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Does progesterone cream increase risk of pregnancy?

Does progesterone cream increase risk of pregnancy?

It depends when used: Progesterone supplementation after ovulation can increase the chance for implantation and ongoing pregnancy in women with a luteal phase deficiency (suboptimal Progesterone production). Progesterone taken prior to ovulation may cause the endometrium to become secretory and may lower the chance for conception. Progesterone cream alone should not be used for contraception. ...Read more

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Will cyclogest taken during pregnancy, increases progesterone?

Yes: Cyclogest is a vaginal preparation of bio identical progesterone. Used in women who have had previous miscarriages and does not have harmful side effects. ...Read more

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Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Is it true that testosterone levels in women increase during menstruation and estrogen levels decrease?

Ovulation: Testosterone levels are highest in females during ovulation, which usually is converted to estrogen ands progesterone. But this higher testosterone level causes an increase in libido. ...Read more

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Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Not usually: Pregnancy usually has the effect of slowing the bowels and may lead to constipation. However, nothing is 100% and it could be that pregnancy may affect you that way. ...Read more

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Does libido increase or decrease in early pregnancy....Trying to concieve?

Does libido increase or decrease in early pregnancy....Trying to concieve?

Could go either way: Libido is complex. It is affected by hormones, stress levels, emotional intimacy and many many other things. The only way to definitely tell if you are pregnant is to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is estrogen higher or lower during pregnancy?

Is estrogen higher or lower during pregnancy?

High: Preganancy is a state of hyper estrogenism or high estrogen state, mainly due to increase estrogen production by the placenta (called estriol). The rise of estrogen leads to various physiological changes in the women's body including lowered tone of the esophageal sphincter, hence why heart burn sensation is common in the early stages of pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Evolution evidence: There is presumptive evidence that "high" estrogen increases female libido. This is thought to occur during the few days preceding ovulation in order to increase the evolutionary likelihood of mating taking place around the most fertile time of the month. ...Read more

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Does hCG increase estrogen?

Does hCG increase estrogen?

Fertility: Hcg is made by the placenta of pregnancy. It functions by circulating throught the blood and 'maintaining' the corpus luteum in early pregnancy. The corpus luteum in response to continued HCG stimulation produces estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more

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Will an increased sugar level during pregnancy affect the baby?

Will an increased sugar level during pregnancy affect the baby?

Yes: The baby will make more Insulin to absorb the extra sugar, grow bigger, and after birth could have low blood sugar. ...Read more

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Does your breast size increase after pregnancy?

Does your breast size increase after pregnancy?

While the breast: Size often increases during pregnancy and breast feeding, it doesn't in all women. And while in most women the size returns back to baseline after breast feeding is finished, some women actually end up smaller, due to a situation called "postpartum atrophy of the breast". ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Yes and maybe: Progesterone suppositories do raise Progesterone levels in early pregnancy, both the level in the blood, and the amount of hormone reaching the lining of the uterus. Keeping a pregnancy full term depends on a number of factors, including whether or not the baby is genetically normal, and you having a normal uterus. ...Read more

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Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone ?

Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone  ?

Not in my experience: The one hormone that stays relatively stable throughout the perimenopause and menopausal period is testosterone so it's levels really do not rise though, perhaps relative to estrogen it may seem so. In my experience, most women notice their libido, or sex drive diminishes with menopause. Having said that, not all women experince a drop. There is no "normal".... ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more