Why Progesterone Cream Isn’t Enough and Natural Steps You Can Take to Increase Hormones and Maintain Balance.
Why Progesterone Cream: My story
Progesterone Cream has been a staple in maintaining my hormone balance and will use this until my body can naturally produce a healthy amount of progesterone on its own.
When I first tested my levels of hormones, I was convinced that I had low/high estrogen. The signs and symptoms where there: Weight gain, then the rapid inability to lose weight, acne, stress and more. When I received test that claimed my estrogen was normal, I was faced with dis-ease and frustration. Finally, I opted in for a full hormone panel. Which revealed my progesterone was at the level of a menopausal women. At 22, this was most certainly a cause for concern.
To heal, I was offered synthetic creams and was not opt to join this to start. Later, I found a vegan cream that was formulated via natural sources called: KORA. From my experience, This is one of the only products I have come across that is vegan and natural based!
I found that this helped my levels significantly but simply was not enough. I went back to my core values and decided to add some natural remedies into my lifestyle and routine.
Nature Integrations For Hormone Balance
So, In addition to my hormone cream I take vitex berry daily which is a powerhouse in balancing hormone levels. Vitex is an antioxidant rich berry that helps maintain hormones and helps reduce my cortisol spikes (through this balance). My stress and cortisol was a trigger to my overall imbalance.
In addition, I use a feminine balance essential oil. I am an advocate only using oils topically and not internally. The essential oils that I use
My severe imbalance did not take a day to manifest itself in this way, and it will not take a day to heal either. Each time I get tested I have better results and more balanced hormones.
Creams, oils, vitex berry and a plant based diet are all the methods I integrate into my life for healing my hormone balance.
What are your methods? Share them with me in the comments!