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Why do I need Progesterone if I have had a Hysterectomy?

Progesterone is a precursor hormone, and produces many necessary effects other than effects on the uterus.

In his article “Natural Progesterone” by John R. Lee, MD points out the following benefits for progesterone: It can help use fat for energy, it’s a natural diuretic and it’s a natural anti-depressant. It also facilitates thyroid hormone action, normalizes blood clotting, restores libido, normalizes blood sugar levels, prevents endometrial cancer, stimulates osteoblast bone building, maintains secretory endometrium and protects against breast fibrocysts.

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