Progesterone is vital to a woman’s well-being. Progesterone is crucial for everything from brain function, to skeletal function, to libido. If progesterone levels are too low with regard to estrogen levels, a woman will experience sleep disturbances, irritability, anxiety, weight gain, breast swelling, breast tenderness, and itching, bloating, sweating, loss of memory, and loss of libido.
Benefits of taking progesterone
Progesterone acts as a natural diuretic, while also serving the brain.
It relaxes, calms, and protects your nervous system.
It decreases anxiety, depression and treats insomnia and mood swings.
It enhances your body’s defenses.
It improves the breakdown of fat into energy.
It cuts the craving for carbohydrates and sweets.
It reduces breast tenderness and pain.
It contributes to the formation of new bone tissue.
It increases HDL, the body’s “good cholesterol.”
It helps maintain normal blood sugar levels.
It assists in lowering the LDL “bad cholesterol” levels.