Friday, 27 January 2012

Low Pogesterone

Have you got Fibro? One of my friend's doctor has just mentioned to her that she may actually have low progesterone, one of the female hormones. One of the symptoms is Fibro. Others include infertility, miscarriages, autoimmune disorders, etc. Have a look at the list of symptoms below. I have copied them from here. If you have alarm bells ringing, ask your doctor to be tested.

  • Accelerated aging
  • Allergy symptoms such as; asthma, hives, rashes, sinus congestion
  • Arthritis
  • Anxiety, nervousness and irrational fear (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Autoimmune disorders such as; Lupus erythematosis, thyroiditis and possibly Sjogren's disease
  • Back-ache – particularly pre-menstrual back ache (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Bloating (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Blood clots during menstruation (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast tenderness (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Brittle nails
  • Brown spots on the back of the hands
  • Cervical dysplasia
  • Cold hands and feet as a symptom of thyroid dysfunction
  • Copper excess
  • Constipation
  • Cracked heels
  • Cramps (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Cravings, binges and eating disorders (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Cystitis
  • Dark rings under the eyes
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Depression, anxiety or agitation (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Dry eyes
  • Early onset of menstruation
  • Endometrial (uterine) cancer
  • Fat gain, especially around the abdomen, hips, and thighs (commonly accepted, but unnecessary
  • PMS symptoms)
  • Fatigue
  • Fibrocystic breasts
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foggy thinking (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Hair loss
  • Headaches
  • Hot flushes and night sweats
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Increased blood clotting (increasing risk of strokes)
  • Infertility
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Irritability (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Insomnia
  • Low blood sugar
  • Magnesium deficiency
  • Memory loss
  • Migraines
  • Miscarriages
  • Mood swings (commonly accepted, but unnecessary PMS symptoms)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Panic attacks
  • PMS
  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Post-natal depression
  • Pre-menopausal bone loss
  • Prostate cancer
  • Sluggish metabolism
  • Thyroid dysfunction mimicking hypothyroidism
  • Uterine cancer
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Varicose veins
  • Weight gain
  • Water retention

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