Part 4 of Commonly Asked Questions About Progesterone Cream

Where should I apply natural progesterone cream?

Natural progesterone is fat soluble so it would be easily absorbed by the skin without any trace after a couple of minutes, it is then absorbed into the blood capillary. Progesterone is best applied to those sites where people blush which are the face, neck, chest, breasts, inner arms, palms and soles of the feet. It is advisable to apply the cream in the morning and night after a warm birth and to also rotate the site of application regularly everyday.

At What Age Should I start to use natural progesterone cream?

Girls as young as nine years of age can start using the cream because for like a year or there about before the commencement of menstruation the calcium in the blood is usually low which could result in girls developing symptoms related with Menarche and some of these symptoms are compulsive consumption of sweets, temperamental behaviour which by and large are kind of accepted as normal behaviour. Menarche is the medical term for the first time menstruation occurs in girls. Menarche is also referred to as first period or first menstrual cycle. During puberty the maturing ovaries require calcium to produce estrogen so this is done by diverting calcium needed for metabolic needs into the production of estrogen and low estrogen levels affects the general well being of young girls. The introduction of natural progesterone will help greatly in easing the symptoms associated with menarche and also the continued use of the cream will help reduce or even eliminate complaints of premenstrual symptoms of premenstrual tension.

Can natural progesterone be used during a pregnancy?

In his book, “Premenstrual Syndrome & You”, Neils H. Lauersen, M.D., from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, states that natural progesterone may be helpful to maintain pregnancy. The cream is not only safe for use during pregnancy but is recommended. From conception to delivery, apply first and foremost to abdomen, breast, low back, and upper thighs (where it will tend to prevent the skin from stretching). For the first and second trimesters of pregnancy, it is recommended to use an average of 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon 2 to 3 times a day, while for the third trimester of pregnancy, apply one teaspoon 2-3 times a day. The use of the natural the cream should be suspended at delivery and resumed again at a quarter of a teaspoon twice a day which should start about a month after delivery.

Titilayo Ajumobi is a system administrator who loves cooking and is also interested in issues that affects women.