Progesterone Cream Side Effects
Progesterone cream can be highly effective, however it must be used cautiously. Progesterone can be stored in fatty tissue, where is can sit stored in fat cells, not benefiting the body. Therefore, it is recommended that Natural Progesterone Cream be applied on thin-skinned areas such as wrists, inner elbows, soles of the feet or back of the knees. It should not be applied on the stomach, breasts or other areas where there is more fat close to the skin.
Progesterone cream can disrupt a woman’s hormone balance if used in too large of a dose, too strong of strength of dose or too frequently. The most recommended dose is 1/4 tsp. To avoid side effects or return of hormonal imbalance symptoms, it is recommended to start progesterone cream therapy with a 2 to 3 percent dose and after six months to a year re-evaluate dosage. Some experts recommend using the cream for three weeks and then break for one week, others recommend using five to six days and break one or two days. Still, others recommend using for up to three months and then break one week to one month to allow the body to go back to base level and then restart progesterone cream therapy for better effectiveness.
However, the best recommendation is to stay in tune with your body. And, if your body seems to have stopped responding to progesterone therapy, change the cycle of usage or change the strength of the dosage.
Overall, Natural Progesterone Cream has far fewer side effects than synthetic progesterone. Synthetic progesterone can leave you with the same side effects as the symptoms you are trying to alleviate, plus an increased risk of cancer, depression, fluid retention and abnormal periods.