7 Things You Must Know About Hormones

by Jackie Wicks

Progesterone in WomenProgesterone – Women

Progesterone prepares the uterus for egg implantation and is vital to a successful pregnancy. Ovaries, and placenta during pregnancy, are the primary creators of progesterone, but progesterone is also produced by fat tissues and adrenal glands. Progesterone also serves a critical role in creating other hormone types. Steroid-producing tissues use progesterone as a base, while specialized cells perform the conversion into another steroid hormone.

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