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What is the definition or description of: Progesterone overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Progesterone overdose?

Progesterone/OD?: Sometimes progesterone is given to women who have irregular periods or heavy bleeding due to the lining of the uterus becoming thicker due to hormonal changes, There is no real harm from extra progesterone, but unless your gyn provider gives you a high dose, your own body is unlikely to provide an "overdose". ...Read more

Progesterone Overdose (Definition)

Sometimes progesterone is given to women who have irregular periods or heavy bleeding due to the lining of the uterus becoming thicker due to hormonal changes, There is no real harm from extra progesterone, but unless your gyn provider gives you a high dose, your own body is unlikely ...Read more


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What is the treatment for progesterone overdose?

Overdose?: I do not believe there is, or could be, anything corresponding to Progesterone overdose. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of overdosing on progesterone cream?

Not really: First of all, it is very hard to overdose on the cream and secondly Progesterone is very bening. However, if one uses it inapropriately in terms of timing it can alter cycles and make timing very confusing. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to overdose on any kind of progesterone tablet?

Is it possible for a woman to overdose on any kind of progesterone tablet?

Yes: If you take too much on one hormone it will throw the other hormones out of balance. There are symptoms involved with too much progesterone. They include: depression and sleepiness. They can also include acne, weight gain, fatigue, anxiety, and loss of labido. ...Read more

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Will the effects of overdose of progesterone gradually decrease with time?

Yes: You'd have to take a lot of Progesterone to overdose, as high doses are frequently given for patients undergoing chemotherapy, etc. But to answer your question, yes over time the effects of Progesterone do diminish. ...Read more

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27, 2 children-ttc. Low progesterone. Referred to reproductive endocrinology. Curious what treatment plan might be? Help please

27, 2 children-ttc. Low progesterone. Referred to reproductive endocrinology. Curious what treatment plan might be? Help please

Studies: A low Progesterone suggests an error in ovulation. Since you have 2 children, this is likely new and temporary. If the timing of the test is appropriate and the defect persists, ovulatory stimulating medicine should help. ...Read more

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Have endometriosis &1st month pregnant, ob/gyn prescribed: progesterone 400 mg. Vit e. Vit c. Asbirin (children dose) do u think is it safe im afraid?

Talk to your doctor: You are probably concerned about the risks of medications for your unborn child and that is completely understandable. If you have these concerns share them with your ob/gyn and your primary doctor.

You can also go to your pharmacist. They can consult to talk to you about the teratogenic effect of any medication. Communicate your concerns. ...Read more

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Intermittent tachycardia with blood pressure changes every few hours, looking like but is not hypoglycemia, needing diagnosis and treatment.....?

Intermittent tachycardia with blood pressure changes every few hours, looking like but is not hypoglycemia, needing diagnosis and treatment.....?

More information would help clarify how to solve the problem: The combination of recurrent tachycardia, "unstable" blood sugar and blood pressure, "all the symptoms of diabetes" but normal HgbA1c, "reactive hypoglycemia" and symptoms occurring every three hours, and atypical sleep apnea.

The differential diagnosis would include:
*Insulinoma (insulin secreting tumor) producing recurant hypoglycemia with tachycardia)
*Pheochrocytoma (adrenaline secreting tumor often of the adrenal glands)
*polyendocrine syndome encompassing either or both with possible hypophysitis with ovarian hypofunction or autoimmune oopheritis.

You may have been screened for insulinoma but remember that common screening test use monoclonal antibodies which will not pick up proinsulin.

To assist in diagnosis - providing more detail to the phrases in paragraph 1 including labs and then consultation with an endocrinologist would be an appropriate next step. ...Read more

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How can I apply and use progesterone?

How can I apply and use progesterone?

Often use for menses: Porgesterone for 10 days as in provera (medroxyprogesterone) will give you menses if you have a normal ESTRADIOL LEVEL.
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Why does oral progesterone make you drowzy?

Why does oral progesterone make you drowzy?

Gaba receptors: Progesterone taken by mouth gets metabolized into breakdown molecules, some of which stimulate GABA receptors in the brain, which result in sedation or drowsiness. ...Read more

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Day 21 progesterone is 3.1 what does this tell me?

Low level: This is a relatively low level for day 21, but higher than one would expect for follicular phase of menstrual cycle. You need to count back 7 days from the start of your period to make sure it was truly day 21 (not count forward from your last period). If it was truly day 21, you may not be ovulating. ...Read more

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How can I increase my progesterone levels naturally?

By getting pregnant: Progesterone has specific function, when needed nature takes care of it, normal 2ng/ml to 5ng/ml after ovulation, reaches 200ng/ml during pregnancy, . ...Read more

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Are there foods I can eat that are progesterone rich?

Are there foods I can eat that are progesterone rich?

No: To eat foods containing chemicals known to be similar (in effect) to the body's hormones is usually a bad idea. The dosing would vary each day because the foods never contain the same amount of chemical from meal to meal, people don't eat the same meals each day, foods from different farms have different levels of chemicals, etc... The only way to get exact amounts is by approved, purified drugs. ...Read more

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What can be done if you produce too much progesterone?

Progesterone sources: Progesterone comes from both the ovary and adrenal gland as sources, and if a MD has determined that it is too high then the adrenal gland should be evaluated for a cause. The ovaries provide high progesterone normally during pregnancy and rarely produce a progesterone secreting tumor, but it should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Is progesterone an estrogen?

No: Progesterone is another ovarian hormone quite distinct from estrogen. One major effect of Progesterone is stabilization of an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do I use progesterone cream?

What for?: If you are using a prescription progesterone for luteal supplementation (such as Crinone (progesterone gel) (r) gel) it is inserted in the vagina with an applicator, usually in the evening. If you are using any other cream for other purposes you will have to ask the doctor that recommended it. ...Read more

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Is a progesterone level of 7.7 bad?

Depends: The progesterone level changes thru the cycle so a level can be normal at one time and abnormal at another ...Read more

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How I check my progesterone level?

Only by doctor: There is no home test for progesterone. If you have a suspicion of a problem with this, you should see your gynecologist and have an assessment made as to whether it needs evaluation and why. ...Read more

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Where can I buy progesterone cream?

Where can I buy progesterone cream?

A pharmacy: With a prescription, you can buy it at most pharmacies. If you don't have a prescription and need one, you can see your doctor or call Health-Tap Prime. You can chat, or do a video consult with a doctor in your state who can prescribe you progesterone cream if appropriate. Or you can drive to Mexico and buy it in a Mexican Pharmacy without a prescription. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are estrogen and progesterone?

Hormones.: Estrogen and Progesterone are hormones produced by the ovary in response to the brain (pituitary gland). Estrogen is produced early in a womans cycle and Progesterone in the second half of the menstrual cycle. The are responsible for preparing the uterus for pregnancy and for pregnancy maintenance. They are also responsible for making women, women. ...Read more

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What do estrogen and progesterone do?

What do estrogen and progesterone do?

Inner lining: Estrogens produced by the ovaries during the first half of the menstrual cycle, before ovulation, make the inner lining of the uterus grow to provide a nice cushion for a fertilized egg. After ovulation the ovaries start producing progesterone which transforms the inner lining into that nice cushion. When there is no pregnancy, both hormone levels drop at the end of the cycle and menses commence. ...Read more

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Can I take coq10 for low progesterone?

Yes, but: It won't do anything except waste your money. ...Read more

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Can natural progesterone raise LH surge?

No but: Progesterone supplementation will not raise an lh surge, though estrogen supplementation can. Progesterone should never be taken before ovulation if you are trying to get pregnant since it may harm ovulation and/or implantation. ...Read more

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What is progesterone? What are androgens?

What is progesterone? What are androgens?

Hormones: Both progesterone and androgens are hormones.

I would recommend that you go on-line and search for hormones. There will be many articles that you should read and most, if not all, will give you the information you want.

You might also want to peruse Yahoo Images and type in "Hormones". You will see some valuable images, most of them with a few words of explanation. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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