Evaluating Risk Factors: High Dose Micronized Progesterone
Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as oral progesterone use — that affect you.
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How much micronized progesterone are you taking orally per day? Prometrium is a micronized product.
→ None / don't know
→ Less than 150mg
→ 400mg or more
The Diagnostic Process
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate on low dose oral progesterone, on normal dose oral progesterone or taking excessive oral progesterone, The Analyst™
will use differential diagnosis to consider possibilities such as Progesterone Excess
. Progesterone in high doses can cause side-effects. In one study, oral micronized progesterone at a dose of 400mg per day was associated with dizziness, abdominal cramping, headache, breast pain, muscle pain, irritability, nausea, fatigue, diarrhea and viral infections.[Medical Economics; 1999: p.125
will of course also rule out issues such as Progesterone Low or Estrogen Dominance
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