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What could be the cause of tachycardia throughout the week prior to menstruation? progesterone levels? any way to mitigate this?

What could be the cause of tachycardia throughout the week prior to menstruation? progesterone levels? any way to mitigate this?

HYPOGLYCEMIA : Hypoglycemia and hypotension are top causes of tachycardia . If you have PCOD it is important to Moniter your glucose. I recommend small frequent meals a gluten free diet. Wholeapproach.com. You also need an EKG and full blood workup including cortisol and TFTS If symptoms persist or worsen an ECHO ,tilt table test and event Moniter are indicated. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Progesterone micronized can delay menstruation?

Progesterone micronized can delay menstruation?

Yes: The period comes on when Progesterone levels drop. If a woman is taking progesterone, the level will stay high and the period will be delayed. ...Read more

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Im 40, how to keep up regular occurrence of menstruation without having progesterone pills?

Im 40, how to keep up regular occurrence of menstruation without having progesterone pills?

Cannot control: If you need Progesterone to have regular bleeding then you are probably not ovulating each month. You could potentially take bcp but that is maybe no better and too much hormone. If you have regular cycles and normal pelvic organs then you should have normal cycles. Hope this helps. Best. ...Read more

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When is the best time to start taking progesterone? Is it after or before the start of menstruation?

When is the best time to start taking progesterone? Is it after or before the start of menstruation?

Why are you taking: it? If it's for luteal support it must start 3-5 days after ovulation (which means you have to know when ovulation is.) If it is to start a period, stop dysfunctional bleeding, or any other reason you need to ask the doctor who prescribed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had no menstruation from december. all examination is clear. only low progesterone. i took duphaston for 10 days no effect? \

I had no menstruation from december. all examination is clear. only low progesterone. i took duphaston for 10 days no effect?
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Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are the levels of oestrogen and progesterone low in the blood during menstruation?

I'm wondering why are the levels of oestrogen and progesterone low in the blood during menstruation?

Wow nice question: Long explanation but a brief version. Your menses is an indication that pregnancy did not occur and that your body is now eliminating the lining of your uterus and preparing for a new cycle. It is the decline in estrogen and Progesterone that tells your uterus it is time to shed the lining. The brain starts to stimulate the ovaries in a renewed attempt at getting you pregnant. See image. ...Read more

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I was prescribed prometrium (micronized progesterone) for PMS during days 12-26 of cycle. cycle has now been 21 days. do I stop taking it once I start menstruation?

I was prescribed prometrium (micronized progesterone) for PMS during days 12-26 of cycle. cycle has now been 21 days. do I stop taking it once I start menstruation?

Conform instructions: Progesterone can be used to help prevent PMS although daily birth control pills is a more common and likely more effective option. Bleeding for 21 days is not normal. I would see your obgyn for a follow up visit and ask if you are candidate for a 24/4 birth control pill for PMS and cycle control. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more