Prometrium (micronized progesterone) claims to be from wild yam but is there a synthetic in it?

Technically, no. Wild yam does not contain actual progesterone, but Progesterone that is structurally identical to that found in the human body can be made from it. This is a synthetic process but the final product is not a synthetic.

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Interesting question. Nocturnal secretion of melatonin has been shown to affect secretion of prolactin. To my knowledge melatonin can exacerbate mild hyperprolactinemia. The relationship between Progesterone and prolactin i think is more unclear. We know thatprogesterone can affect prolactin in various ways. I'm curious to know in what context you would like to know the answer to this question? Read more...