Progesterone increases growth hormone while improving sleep
By Virginia Hopkins
An interesting little study from Belgium gives us more insight into the ways in which progesterone helps us sleep. It shows that women who took a 300 mg progesterone pill before bed got to sleep faster, stayed asleep better, had increased growth hormone and more stable thyroid levels. This result is in contrast to other types of sleep aids which tend to suppress deep sleep. [Read More]
Compiled by John R. Lee, MD
Hormones convey their message only where and when receptors for them are available. The multiple roles of progesterone are illustrated by the range of progesterone receptors throughout the body. A listing of tissue sites for progesterone receptors follows. [Read More]
Letter from Dr. John Lee on Progesterone and Pregnancy
A Gem from John R. Lee MD!
Dear Mrs. B,
Thank you for your recent message concerning difficulty in conceiving and carrying a pregnancy. As you probably know, the leading cause of this is called “luteal failure.” I hope you have read What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause in which we explain the role of progesterone in the body. [Read More]
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