Hello, I have considered trying this for PMS and for PPD when I have my next babe.I struggled for a few months after the last baby.
Has anyone tried it?
Are there any ill effects of natural progesterone type products? I am concerned because my mother used a progesterone cream for a little bit and I witnessed it quite litterally sag and thin her skin in the places she used it.
My doctor also mentioned a product called SAMe when I talked to her about wanting to do something about my PMS...has anyone used that?
Post by cookinmama555 on Mar 29, 2013 14:10:52 GMT -5
Hello, I reread the chapter by Pearl on hormones and there is a warning against using products derived from wild yams. The progesserone PLus serum by Young Living that I had considered is derived from wild yams and although is is backed by two Drs, one with research on hormones, and advertised as bioidentical, I am considering another route.
I went to my doctor to get a script for bloodwork, but I walked out without it. When I meantioned the oil it was suggested that I just try it and see if it works. I should have been more diligent about getting the bloodwork script but I was not. Now I am concerned about the cost of going back again to get what I came for in the first place.
I am also wondering if my symtoms are more low estrogen vs low progesterone now.
So I am wondering if I should go back for the script or just buy some Emerita online and Estriol and see what if any work for me?
JennyMomof8: varneygang6 I think the assumption is that you don't eat past full which is a learned skill for most of us. I don't remember much being said in the book about it but I'm sure S & P would advise you to practice portion control. Hope that helps! : )
Nov 20, 2013 14:25:59 GMT -5
varneygang6: JennyMomof8...Hi! Thanks so much for your help!! I know portion control is one of my big issues.. ..lol..thanks for tking the time to answer this!! Blessings!!
Nov 20, 2013 15:29:40 GMT -5
joyfulmomof6: JennyMomof8, are you drinking almond milk at all? It has way more calcium than milk. Yes, it is a huge shift in thinking.
Nov 21, 2013 19:44:42 GMT -5
aldaczka: i have on this for about 4 weeks, and only down a pound, i must not be doing something right. I do feel good and my clothes are not as tight. basically to eat 3 meals and 2 snack a day.
Nov 22, 2013 16:21:06 GMT -5
aldaczka: sorry i hit return and it post it. i eat oatmeal in the morning w/berries= E. snack 10 almonds. lunch- a pc of salmon, green beans and some eggplant. dinner-chicken or salmon broiled salad w/olive oil and snack i had a cake in a mug. Im not hungry. help
Nov 22, 2013 16:26:41 GMT -5
shariannamarie: Hi! Does anyone know why the book says not to eat oatmeal, sprouted breads right away when starting? When can I start to include these?? Thank you!
Nov 23, 2013 7:46:02 GMT -5
JennyMomof8: Thank you, joyfulmomof6, I do have almond milk in smoothies quite a bit but not everyday. Do you drink it straight up? I haven't tried it but I do know it has lots of calcium.
Nov 23, 2013 10:43:54 GMT -5
varneygang6: Does anyone have any input on the regular use of stevia?? I have just heard some controversial things about it and was wondering..especially the thoughts on it affecting your fertility..sure don't want that to happen..I have struggles in that area anyway!
Nov 23, 2013 10:59:16 GMT -5
smithfarm: I'm also new to this forum thing. I guess I can ask a question in the Shoutbox. Why is soy milk frowned upon? We have been drinking it for years. Hope I can figure out how to view any answers I get.
Nov 24, 2013 11:00:07 GMT -5
isymad: Anyone finding that coffee is losing its punch once you start THM?
Nov 24, 2013 19:59:13 GMT -5
steffanie3: smithfarm, the book explains a bit about soy and why they don't use it, not sure on the pages at the moment.
Nov 25, 2013 0:59:12 GMT -5
adelinesdream: I am a bit confused as to the portions and not sure if I'm doing things correctly can someone please connect with me, is there a THM chat room somewhere?
Nov 25, 2013 12:04:12 GMT -5
steffanie3: adelinesdream, if you start a thread and list a few days menu I would be happy to help
Nov 25, 2013 21:17:48 GMT -5
Lora Lee: Adelinesdream: head over to the Facebook page. It is chatty! Lots of sub groups for special needs/situations too.
Nov 26, 2013 9:55:36 GMT -5
thmfan: YouTubed "glucomannon" recipes and found the THMs. Found myself smiling as I watched how to make a gluc'd pudding. Got myself to their page and bought the kindle version of their book. And here I am.
Dec 1, 2013 16:35:12 GMT -5
steffanie3: Welcome thmfan
Dec 1, 2013 18:03:12 GMT -5
qberrymom05: I'm on my kindle & it wont let me create a thread,sorry. I just started THM today. I love it. But there is 1 hiccup for me. I need sugar in my coffee.if I drink 1 cup in the morning by itself then did the plan The rest of the day will this sabotage me?
Dec 2, 2013 0:26:40 GMT -5
Blessed Beyond Measure: Cyber Monday sale!! Hard copy of the book $28, e-book $15.95 www.trimhealthymama.com
Dec 2, 2013 9:47:53 GMT -5
steffanie3: New Serene recipe up http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/thread/2248/guilt-cranberry-pie-serene-pearl
Dec 3, 2013 21:52:35 GMT -5
abigailjones2: I'm making THM favors for a party and NEED a recipe for some hard candy -or SOMETHING small and sweet- that won't melt! Thanks in advance!!
Dec 4, 2013 0:17:37 GMT -5