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  1. 1. TOPIC : PROGESTERONE BY: SYEDA
  2. 2. What is Progesterone? Progesterone is an endogenous steroid hormone involved in menstrual cycle ,pregnancy & embryogenesis of humans and other species.Formed in CORPUS LEUTEUM PLACENTA TESTES ADRENAL CORTEX
  3. 3. FUNCTIONS Hormone appears after ovulation; causes: Development of endometrium Inc. Glycogen, mucin & fat in lining epithelial cells, supresses LH Stimulates mammary glands(alveolar system) Inc. basal temperature( inc. BMR) In large doses,causes androgenic effects Does not retain Na Cl and water
  4. 4. FUNCTIONS During pregnancy,it decreases mothers auto immune response Drop in progesterone levels initiates labor Progesterone supports normal development of neurons,protective effect on damaged brain tissue(due to inc. estrogen) Enhances functions of serotonin receptors in brain
  5. 5. Continued. Raises Epidermal growth factor Inc. core temperature Reduces spasm Acts as anti inflammatory agent Prevents endometrial cancer Normal value: 15 ng/ml before ovulation
  6. 6. Low progesterone in women may cause: Depression, migraines, headache Weight gain Infertility Miscarrige Polycystic ovary syndrome Menstrual problems
  7. 7. Progesterone: high High levels of progesterone: High levels before cycle Headaches Moodiness Pre_menstrual symptoms
  8. 8. PROGESTERONE: A CURE! THESE CONDITIONS HAVE KNOWN RESPONSE TO PROGESTERONE THERAPY: AGGRESSION( DUE TO LOW CHOLESTEROL) LUPUS ERYTHMATOSUS(PRECURSOR FOR CORTISONE_ANTI INFLAMMATORY) ALLERGIES(INC. CORTISONE)
  9. 9. HYPO & HYPERGLYCEMIA(REGULATES LEVEL) COLD HAND & FEET( THINS BLOOD) CONSTIPATION( REDUCES WATER RETENTION) CHRONIC FATIGUE( STRESS HORMONES MADE FROM PROGESTERONE IN ADRENALS) DEPRESSION(BALANCES SEROTONIN LEVELS)
  10. 10. Types of Advertising Agencies DYSMENORRHEA OVARIAN CYST BREAST CYST FIBROIDS PMS HEART DISEASE THYROID DISEASE

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