What Are the Benefits of Progesterone?

What Are the Benefits of Progesterone?
March 27, 2018 Writing Department

The Multiple Roles of Progesterone

Progesterone is the master female hormone, produced primarily by the ovaries and in a smaller amount by the adrenal glands. As the master hormone, it is the one necessary for the production of many other hormones, two of the really significant ones are, estrogen and testosterone. Testosterone, among it’s other roles, is responsible for libido in both men and women!

What other roles does this hormone, progesterone, fulfill in your body?


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Everything You Need to Know About Progesterone. Medically reviewed by Valinda Riggins Nwadike, MD, MPH on April 29, 2019 — Written by Jill Seladi-Schulman, PhD


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