Chapter 5: Progesterone – Estrogen’s Best Friend

112 Balancing effect of estrogen by progesteone important for preventing development of cancer: J Clinc Endo Metab. 2002;87(1):3-15. Hale et al.; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Sep 19;103(38):14021-6. Pan H et al.
112 Progesterone blocks UroKinase Pasminogen Activator and protect breat cancer proliferation: J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2001 Aug;78(2):185. McDonnel et al.; Clin Cancer Res. 2001 Sep;7(9):2880. Lin V et al.
113 Progesterone blocks NF-KBeta and Cox-2 and protrect breast cancer: J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Oct 16; Mendelson CR et al.
113 Progesterone protects breast tissue from HER 2/new oncogene: J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Dec;102(1-5):241-9. Mendelson CR et al.
113 Study showing that cancer biomarkers increased in primate group taking Provera while not in group taking progesterone:Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2007 Jan;101(2):125-34. Wood CE et al.
113 Women who are operated on to remove breast cancer during cycles when progesterone present enjoy increased survival rate: Breast J. 2006 Nov;12(6):518-525. Kontos M et al.
113 Use of bioidentical progesterone cream on breasts to decrease benign and overall incidence of breast cancer: Cancer Detect Prev. 1999;23:290-298. Plu-Bureau G et al.
114 Johns Hopkins study of significant increase mortality, cancer, and breast cancer in women who had low progesterone vs. normal progesterone: Am J Epidemiol. 1981;114(2):209-17 Cowan LD et al.
114 French study showing increase in breast cancer for women using chemical progesterone and decrease for those who used bioidentical progesterone: Int J Cancer. 2005 Apr10;114(3):448-54. Fournier A et al.
114 Study showing women who used no hormones (vs. those using bioidentical progesterone and estrogen) increase in breast cancer: Gynecol Endocrinol. 2006
Aug;22(8):423-431 Espie M et al.
115 Progesterone inhibits VCAM-1: Arterio Thromb Vas Biol. 2001;21:243-8. Otsuki M et al. 115 Progesterone promotes the function and maintenance of brain: J Neurobiol. 2006 Aug;66(9):916-28. Ciriza I et al.; Endocrine. 2006 Apr;29(2):271-4. Singh M.
115 Progesterone increases myelin: J Neurotrauma. 2006 Feb;23(2):181-92. Labombarda F et al.
115 Progesterone significantly aids in decreasing brain edema:Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2006 Jul;84(3):420-8. Cutler SM et al 115 Progesterone increases production of GABA: J Neuro Endocrinol. 1995 Mar;7(3):171-7. Bitrn D.; Brain Res. 1995 May 22;680(1-2):135-41. Picazo O et al.; Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2006 Jun;186(3):312-22. Frye CA et al.: J. Women’s health Gend Base Med. 2000 May;9(4):381-7. Fitzpatrick LA et al.
115 Progesteron increase BDNF and decrease glutamate toxicity: J Neurosci Res. 2007 Aug 15;85(11):2441-9. Kaur P et al. 
116 Women given Provera for five years and switched to bioidentical progesterone for 6 months improve mood, decreased anxiety and depression: J Women’s Health Gend Base Med. 2000 May;9(4):381-7. Fitzpatrick LA et al.
116 Progesterone helps you to fall a sleep and maintain your sleep: Poster Endocrinology Conference. 2004 New Orlearns Callfries A.; Menopause. 2001;8(1):10-16. Montplaisir J et al.; Curr Med Chem. 2006;13(29):3575-82. Andersen ML et al.
116 Progesterone improves immunity: J Cell Biochem. 2006 Sep 1;99(1):292-304. Chien EJ et al.
116 Progesterone builds bones: Zhonghua Fu chan Ke Za Zhi. 1997 Sep;32(9):538-40. Chen L et al.; Zhonghua Fu chan Ke Za Zhi. 2004 Apr;39(4):250-3. Liang M et al
117 Progesterone improves hearing: Neuropsychologia. 2002;40(8):1293-9. Alexander GM et al. 117 Progesterone protects from seizures: J Neuro Endocrinol. 1995 Mar;7(3):171-7. Bitrn D et al.; Brain Res. 1995 May 22;680(1-2):135-41. Picaso O et al.; Brain Res. 2006 Jul 26;1101(1):110-6. Lonsdale D et al.; Neurosci Lett. 2007 Jan 10;411(2):147-51. Lonsdale D et al.
117 Progesterone decreases allergies: Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2006 Oct-Dec;19(4):787-94. Vasiadi M et al.
117 Progesterone decreases IBS: Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2006 Oct-Dec;19(4):787-94. Vasiadi M et al.
117 Progesterone decreases Interstitial Cystitis: Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2006 Oct-Dec;19(4):787-94. Vasiadi M et al.
117 Progesterone prevents and resolves water retention: Horm Metab Res. 2004 Jun;36(6):381-6. Quinkler M et al.
117 Progesterone a strong antagonist of Aldosterone: Horm Metab Res. 2004 Jun;36(6):381-6. Quinkler M et al
117 Progesterone decrease cocain craving: Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2007 Oct;15(5):472-80. Anker JJ et al.
123 Studies show women with PMS have low levels of progesterone and allopregnenolone: Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Nov:90(5):709-14. Rapkin AJ et al.; Eur J Endocrinol. 2000 Mar;142(3):269-73. Monteleone P et al.
123 Article showing benefit of supplementing bioidentical estrogen in PMS: Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1995 Jun;102(6):475-84. Smith RN et al.
123 Decreased levels of estrogen causation of PMS: J Br Menopause Soc. 2004 Dec;10(4):151-6. Hassan I et al.; Psychol Med. 2006 Jul;36(7):901-12. Saunders KE et al.
125 Supplementing absorbable Magnesium benefits women with PMS: Obstet Gynecol. 1991 Aug;78(2):177-81. Facchinetti F et al.; Clin Drug Investig. 2007;27(1):51-8. Quaranta S et al.
125 Magnesium Oxide does not resolve PMS: J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 2000 Mar;9(2):131-9. De Souza MC et al.
125 Vitamin B6 shown to provide moderate benefits in PMS: J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 2000 Mar;9(2):131-9. De Souza MC et al.; J R Coll gen Pract. 1989 Sep;39(326):364-8. Doll H et al.
126 Studies indicate physical activity can relieve many discomforts of PMS: Women Health. 2004;39(3):35-44. Lustyk MK et al.
126 Vaginal Progesterone cream thins the uterine lining and decreases fertility: Fertil Steril. 1999 Nov;72(5):830-6. Dumario MA et al.
126 Endometriosis occurs when an increase of oxidative stress and the presence of free radicals: Hum Reprod. 2005 Jul;20(7):2014-20. Jackson LW et al.; J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2006 Sep;13(6):390-8. Alpay Z et al.
126 Endometriosis occurs with an increase of aromatization:Endocr Relat Cancer. 1999 Jun;6(2):293-301. Bulun SE et al.; Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2005 Oct 1;122(2):144-50. Ebert AD et al.; Semin Reprod Med. 2004 Feb;22(1):45-50. Bulun SE et al.; Hum Reprod Updae. 2006 Jan-Feb;12(1):49-56. Attar E et al.; Fertil and Steril. 1999 Dec;72(6):961-1106. Khaled M et al.
126 Endometriosis occurs with an increase in inflammation: Fertil Steril. 2005 May;83(5):1530-5. Horie S et al.; Fértil Steril. 2004 Oct;82 Suppl 3:1023-8. Yamauchi N et al.; Fertil Steril. 2005 Mar;83(3):529-37. Osteen KG et al.; Am J Reprod Immunol. 2006 Oct;56(4):267-74. Kitawaki J et al.
126 Endometriosis occurs with a compromised immune system:Biol Reprod 2005 Sep;73(3):565-70. Cao WG et al.; Fertil and Steil. 2006;86(5):1336- Anaf V et al.
126 Relieving stress will decrease inflammation: Neurol Clin. 2006 Aug;24(3):483-91. Avitsur R et al.
126 Relieving depression decrease inflammation: Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jan 22;167(2):174-81. Ranjit N et al.; Psychosom Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;68(4):538-46. Taylor CB et al.
126 Physical activity will restore body’s control over inflammation: J Physiol Pharmacol. 2006 Nov;57 Suppl 10:43-51. Petersen AM et al.; Essays Biochem. 2006;42:105-17. Pedersen BK et al.
126 Bioidentical progesterone resolves root causes of Endometriosis: J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Oct 16; Mendelson CR et al.; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Sep 19;103(38):14021-6. Pan H et al.; Fertil and Steil. 2006;86(5):1336- Anaf V et al.; Fertil Steril. 2005 May;83(5):1530-5. Horie S et al.; Fertil Steril. 2004 Oct;82(3):1023-8. Yamauchi N et at.
128 Depo-Provera causes weight gain: Diabetes Care. 2006 Mar;29(3):613-7. Xiang AH et al.
128 Depo-Provera increases incidence of bladder infections: Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2004 Oct;83(10):909-11. Ziaei S et al.
128 Depo-Provera increases incidence of diabetes: Diabetes Care. 2006 Mar;29(3):613-7. Xiang AH et al.
128 Depo-Provera increases risk of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea infection: Sex Transm Dis. 2004 Sep;31(9):561-7. Morrison CS et al.
128 Depo-Provera increases rate of acquisition of HIV infection:J Infect Dis. 1998 Oct;178(4):1053-9. Martin HL Jr et al.
128 Depo-Provera increases ability to infect others with HIV:AIDS. 2004 Jan 23;18(2):205-9. Wang CC et al.
128 Depo provera increases milk production in not pregnant users: Scientific World Journal. 2006 May 5;6:538-41. Omar HA et al.

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