Progesterone is the Key to Stablizing Insulin Levels
Written by Kathy Lynch, PharmD – Women’s International Pharmacy
Healthy aging proponents are focusing more and more on one–if not THE–key component of aging: controlling blood sugar and insulin levels. Dr. Platt believes that the primary cause of high insulin is declining progesterone, the hormone predominantly involved in controlling insulin. Progesterone also helps prevent low blood sugar episodes. Dr. Platt treats both men and women with progesterone for these purposes, elaborating on the dose in his book.