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    Does Progestelle bio identical progesterone oil show up on serum blood tests?!

    I ask because I got labs back today showing my progesterone actually went down from.5 to .3 from my last test a year ago. I’m reading conflicting information on this and on the material that Progestelle provided it states that “Progesterone will not show up on serum testing, only saliva testing”...
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    On TRT and low lobido

    Hi Guys, I’ve been on TRT for a while now and take the following meds regularly. Current meds I’m on: Test Cyp - 0.3ml x 2 times a week 200 mg/ml (so thats 60mg twice a week) Anastrozole - 0.5mg x 2 times a week I’ve noticed that I have been lacking in sexual desire most of the time. I can...
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    Could progesterone use crash estrogen or cause joint pain?

    Hello, for the past 2 weeks I’ve been using progesterone cream, one pump scrotal application per day. Over this weekend I started to notice my joints were achy, felt sort of dry, popping a bit. I’ve actually been feeling pretty good (libido and mentally) but thinking I may have overdone it with...
  4. M

    What has been your experience with progesterone?

    Sorry, I know there are a ton of other threads on progesterone, but seems like a lot of them get derailed and you have to filter through like 12 pages of comments and studies people posted. I just want to know straight up, what has been your experience with progesterone? For me, I’m on day 5...
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    Progesterone as Anti-Estrogen

    Hi All, this is my second post here and it is going to be a long one so please bear with me. I am amazed at the quality and depth of information available here, and grateful for the advice and help that experienced men on TRT provide here. Bloodwork : (After 3 months on TRT) Total...
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    Progesterone and fertility in males

    Does anyone know whether exogenous progesterone increases or decreases fertility in males?
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    Any men here take progesterone orally?

    What's your dose?
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    Progesterone and fertility

    Does taking exogenous bio-identical progesterone hurt or help fertility? As far as I know, exogenous progesterone improves fertility in women. Can anyone confirm or deny this? If this is true in women, I would assume it would improve fertility in men as well. On the other hand, progestins...
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    Progesterone immunoassay

    I’m curious what this test can pick up on to skew the result? For example the e2 standard assay picks up on crp and inflates the reading.
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    Physiological Role and Clinical Implications of Progesterone

    Abstract The most recent studies of progesterone research provide remarkable insights into the physiological role and clinical importance of this hormone. Although the name progesterone itself means “promoting gestation”, this steroid hormone is far more than a gestational agent. Progesterone...
  11. Gianluca

    Progesterone Cream starting dose?

    What would be a starting dose for Progesterone Cream to resolve a deficiency?
  12. Melissa

    Breakthrough bleeding since April

    I need advice. My case is not straightforward. I am not expecting black and white answers but I would greatly appreciate any educated thoughts and suggestions. I have been trying to figure this out since April 2021. Background: 8 plus years postmenopausal intact female. Started HRT in December...
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    Does nandrolone activate progesterone receptors?

    I’ve heard and read that nandrolone acts on the progesterone receptor. I’m wondering if this activation replaces taking exogenous progesterone at all, even if nandrolone won’t increase progesterone in the serum.
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    Progesterone’s effect on prolactin

    Does exogenous progesterone lower prolactin levels?
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    Serious Low E2 Symptoms. Could Progesterone be the cause? How to lower it?

    Hello, has anyone ever used Pregnenolone with a too high dose and had side effects which could stem from high progesterone? If yes, and you stopped using it, how long till you felt better? Is there a way to lower Progesterone,. as I believe it either lowers my e2 or blocks it from binding to...
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    Recent Labs 5/17

    Hey everyone, here are some recent lab results using 24mg eod test cyp sub-q/shallow IM for about 6-8 weeks. I feel much more relaxed and anxiety is lower, blood pressure is lower than 50mg twice per week. The problem now is my memory and brain function are quite low. I'm sleeping great...
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    Elevated progesterone

    I'm struggling to dial in my protocol completely over a year now. I was wondering whether the all-time elevated progesteron I have may be causing me some issues? This was my progesterone before starting TRT, at that point I have never injected any hormones or steroids: Progesteron S 0.2 ng/ml...
  18. DixieWrecked

    Progesterone Dose for Men

    https://hardingmedicalinstitute.com/progesterone-for-men-the-feel-good-hormone/ https://www.tamparejuvenation.com/healthtips/why-we-need-progesterone/ Was just doing some research on progesterone. Has anyone had it tested and corrected a deficiency? Anyone noticed an improvement in symptoms...
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    New thoughts on sleep

    I don't think this has ever been discussed, but it might be important for those of us that often wake up from sleep. Oral contraceptive contain estrogen and progestin, (progestin is an analog of progesterone) which have been shown to increase the elimination half life of caffeine from 5-6 hours...
  20. Gianluca

    Pregnenolone Cream Vs Capsule on downstream metabolites?

    is there any difference for Pregnenolone bypassing the liver on downstream metabolites? is there less conversion to Progesterone? I heard once Dr John Crisler, mentioning how oral pregnenolone may be better for people with anxiety, because it gets converted more into allopregnenolone with the...
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    Nandrolone + Micronized Progesterone

    Hello, Does anyone have any experience with Nandrolone only + Micronized Progesterone? I've been told its really good but want to see others opinions before trying it thanks
  22. Gianluca

    Optimal Progesterone level in men?

    Do we know if there is an optimal Progesterone level in men? just a curiosity, I couldn't find anything on line
  23. D

    Pregnenolone to Combat Water Retention

    Hey guys, Been working on trying to reduce my water retention and seem to have hit a brick wall. My estrogen is not too inflated but believe that it may be causing some of my issues. After reading some threads on sodium/potassium ratios I cut out a large potion of my added salt and doubled my...
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    Pregnenolone, missing piece?

    Just wondering if pregnenolone has been the missing puzzle piece in anyone’s protocol, and if things finally clicked when they added it. Thanks.
  25. S

    Thyroid, Adrenal Fatigue, DHEA? Advice Please!

    The short story is that meet Total test is about 600 on 100mg IM every 5 days. I still have alot of anxiety, mood issues, tremors, fatigue, Ed, sleep issues, blood pressure high, etc. I am even having some hoarseness in my throat near my thyroid. I'm trying to look at other hormones that could...
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    New User, Looking for advice, Questions about HCG, Thyroid, DHEA, etc.

    At age 33, After years of depression, anxiety, fatigue, weight gain, sleep problems, ed, etc. I convinced my doctor to test my hormones. I was specifically interested in my Cortisol levels due to prolonged profound amounts of physical anxiety. The results of what he tested were; Total...
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    Pregnenolone kills libido

    Hello, anyone else here whos libido goes down with pregnenolone? I use 50mg day and its totally kills my libido and erection, it took a while to figure it out. Same thing happened with even smallest dosage 500iu/wk hcg in a past. Probably im sensitive to increased progesterone from pregnenolone...
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    Estrogen Dominance & Progesterone

    Hi, I have the symptoms of high E2 (bloating, mild gyno, ED, low libido, irritability, etc). I have been using Anatrozole but it is a fucking hit or miss, the times I ever felt good tye most it last are from a few days to a few hours. I have also tried to try with lower doses and no AI, but no...
  29. Maca

    Backfilling Progesterone with Estrogen Dominance

     Due to not using HCG for 3 Years (Just testosterone), according to Nelson, this can cause your Pregnenolone and Progesterone levels to crash. My theory is due to having very low Progesterone it is causing Estrogen Dominance and any time I take HCG I am having estrogen side effects even...
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    HPTA Recovery Log to Re Start Testosterone Production

    Hello everyone. Following my failed attempt at restarting my natural testosterone production, I'm back on HRT in the form of 500iu HCG 3x p/w. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Current issues: Always cold, especially extremities Absent Libido...
  31. J

    Progesterone dosing schedule after endometrial ablation

    Progesterone is often prescribed for postmenopausal women to take during certain days of their cycle. What about women who have undergone endometrial ablation? It’s virtually impossible to tell what part of their cycle they are in. Do they just take a small dose every day? Or just stay on a...
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