USA Today, March 2010 A small study of bioidentical progesterone in the treatment of traumatic brain-injured patients was so promising the National Institutes of Health has financed a larger, nationwide study that is to start enrolling patients this week. Scientists are still trying to unravel how progesterone protects the brain, but laboratory and animal studies suggest that it is critical for normal development of brain cells and reduces swelling from trauma. The NIH is betting at least $14 million, the cost of the first three years of the expanded trial, that progesterone will pan out, he says. The new trial plans to randomly assign a total of 1,140 newly brain-injured.
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Kay contacted the Natural-Progesterone-Advisory-Network.com early September 2009 looking for assistance after she was prescribed a compounded bioidentical progesterone cream. Kay, who lives in Portland, Oregon, has a seizure disorder that leaves her bedridden 18-21 days a month with some type of seizure activity (several ‘episodes’ in a day is not unusual). Results were almost immediate and significant. Upon commencing progesterone supplementation, seizures dropped down to 5 a month. In her email to me, Kay wrote, “This is the first time I may have hope of regaining my life! But being on disability I can’t afford the product. Medicare took it off the market last December!” Kay shares her story ….