4 Ways to Increase Low Progesterone Levels

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Having low progesterone levels can be very dangerous for women in terms of reproductive health, among other reasons, so it is important to understand the causes and potential remedies.

The low levels of progesterone can be due to various reasons. Some of them include menopause, excess stress, ovarian problems, and previous miscarriage, among others. Let us look at low progesterone treatments and remedies in detail.

Treatments for Low Progesterone

There are a variety of potential low progesterone treatments, both natural and otherwise, such as dietary changes, herbal supplements, hormone therapy, and topical remedies.


You can add foods that will increase progesterone levels, or keep them balanced with estrogen, including cherries, turmeric, walnuts, whole grains, red meat, soy milk, and chicken, among others.

Herbal Supplements

Some herbs are known to be phytoestrogens in nature, including black cohosh, maca, and chaste berry, which can be consumed in tea form, as well as in capsules or tablets.

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Hormone Therapy

More formal hormone therapy from your doctor may be required if your progesterone levels are dangerously low, or if you are specifically trying to become pregnant.

Topical Remedies

Some creams, salves or vaginal rings can be used to stimulate the production of progesterone to make your womb more viable for implantation.

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