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What is the effect of progesterone on menopause?

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  • A OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology), answered on behalf of
    What Is the Effect of Progesterone on Menopause?
    Donna Wicker, MD, FACOG from Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center explains the effect progesterone may have on menopause in this video.
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    What Is the Effect of Progesterone on Menopause?
    In this video, learn how the hormone progesterone effects menopause, as it can help balance uterine lining and even brain function. Jerry Lucas, MD from Chippenham Hospital shares more!
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    Progesterone is a hormone produced by the ovaries in the last two weeks of the menstrual cycle after ovulation. It prepares the lining of the uterus (endometrium) so that a fertilized egg can implant in it. When ovulation stops, progesterone is no longer produced.
    As the menopause transition is completed, a shift in the balance of hormones occurs and women produce much less estradiol and no progesterone from their ovaries.

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