Progesterone is an essential raw material from which your body makes many of the other hormones vital for good health.

Symptoms Associated with Progesterone Deficiency


  • Fibrocystic breasts or breast pain
  • Anxiety
  • Fluid Retention
  • Stressed Easily
  • Weight gain
  • Irritability
  • Break-through-bleeding
  • PMS
  • Low Body Temperature
  • Hair Loss
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Endometriosis
  • Sleep Disturbances
  • Heavy Periods
  • Cramps
  • Fibroids
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Bone Loss
  • Irregular cycle/spotting between cycles
  • Infertility


  • Anxiety
  • Over Reacting
  • Easily alarmed
  • Stressed
  • Feelings of confusion
  • Mood swings
  • Irritability
  • Nervous
  • Jittery
  • Depression

Why is Progesterone important to supplement when deficient?

Roles and Properties of Progesterone

  • Decreases menstrual bleeding
  • Decreases fat storage
  • Anti-cancer; especially protective of the breast
  • Increases body supply of oxygen
  • Helps prevent hardening of the arteries
  • Improves brain structure and function, memory
  • Increases metabolic rate
  • Helps regulate water retention
  • Required for conception and gestation
  • Increases intelligence of fetus
  • Mild sedative in large doses
  • Protects against miscarriage
  • Prevents PMS
  • Stimulates new bone formation
  • Anti-aging to skin
  • Inhibits Fibrocystic Breast Disease
  • Natural antidepressant
  • Facilitates thyroid hormone action
  • Normalizes blood sugar levels
  • Reduces spotting
  • Tones blood vessels
  • Reduces irritability and anxiety
  • Reduces testosterone imbalance
  • Prevents endometrial cancer
  • Anti-aging hormone
  • Useful in some cases of seizure disorder
  • Helps prevent high blood pressure
  • Reduces risk of autoimmune diseases
  • Increases (Ig-E) to help prevent sinus, respiratory, vaginal infections and allergic reactions
  • Increases sensitivity of estrogen receptors
  • Natural diuretic
  • Raises HDL, lowers triglycerides
  • Restores sex drive
  • Functions as a precursor to corticosteriods and other steroidal hormones
  • Blocks estrogen's side effects and excessive estrogen
  • Increases endurance during exercise
  • Calms and protects nervous system
  • Protective effect on brain chemistry
  • Reduces cravings for sweets/carbs
  • Thymus gland depends on progesterone
  • Most protective hormone the body produces
  • Improve efficiency of the heart
  • Basic hormone of adaptation and resistance to stress
  • Restores normal sleep patterns
  • Enhances number of insulin receptors on cells
  • Used by adrenals to produce anti-stress hormones

In addition, Progesterone has many clinical benefits to both women and men. Progesterone can be used to treat fibroids, Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Post Natal Psychosis, and neuropathy.

A simple blood test and review of your symptoms will determine if you can benefit from progesterone restoration. Defy Medical uses only Bio-Identical Progesterone which is prescribed through a licensed US compounding pharmacy. Progesterone can be compounded into capsules,topical creams, or sublingual troches or drops.