Archive for September 20th, 2010

Readers of my blogs and those who know me, know that I’m a strong advocate of Progesterone.

Here’s a list of effects of both, Oestrogen and Progesterone:

Oestrogen Effects Progesterone Effects
Creates proliferative endometrium Maintains secretory endometrium
Causes breast stimulation Protects against fibrocystic breasts
Increases body fat Helps use fat for energy
Salt and fluid retention Natural diuretic
Depression and headaches Natural antidepressant
Interferes with thyroid hormone Facilitates thyroid hormone action
Increases blood clotting Normalises blood clotting
Decreases sex drive Restores sex drive
Impairs blood sugar control Normalises blood sugar levels
Loss of zinc and retention of copper Normalises zinc and copper levels
Reduces oxygen levels in all cells Restores proper cell oxygen levels
Increases risk of endometrial cancer Prevents endometrial cancer
Increases risk of breast cancer Helps prevent breast cancer
Slightly retrains osteoclast function Stimulates osteoblast bone building
Reduces vascular tone Restores normal vascular tone
Increases risk of gallbladder disease Necessary for survival of embryo
Increases risk of autoimmune disorders Precursor of corticosteroids

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