I have used the ProGest cream which was recommended by my Gyn. I used it from Feb 2006 through Sept 2006 with great results. I was noticing that I'd feel really depressed at certain times of the month. Using it helped balance me out.
In Sept a cyst was found on my right ovary. Not related to the ProGest cream. In Nov I had the ovary and cyst removed. Since then I have not used the cream on a regular basis. I did have to use it in Dec b/c I spotted for a month and the cream stopped it. The Dr suggested I continue on the cream but it was making me crazy, emotionally. I took myself off of it. I figure that my hormones are still messed up since the surgery and it wasn't lacking in progesterone. I feel much more like myself now.
I do have a reamaining ovary but have not had a period since my surgery. I'm not counting that spotting. It wasn't a period, more like old blood.
I had my hormone levels checked right before surgery and they showed me not to be in menopause, although I didn't need a test to tell me that. I don't know what my hormone balance was, though. I'd say if you are noticing a significant mood/emotional fluctuation then maybe your Gyn can order a hormone level check.
Good luck...there are natural creams to help you. My Gyn gave me a list of all natural creams.
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