10 Symptoms of Low Progesterone

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Some women with low progesterone experience headaches or migraines. Although they can occur at any time, these headaches commonly happen just before and during menstruation.

These headaches happen because low progesterone commonly leads to higher estrogen levels. High levels of estrogen may cause vasodilation, a widening of blood vessels.3‘Definition of Vasodilation.’ MedicineNet, MedicineNet, 29 Mar. 2021, www.medicinenet.com/vasodilation/definition.htm Increased estrogen may also trigger the body to retain water. When these two potential factors occur, headaches or migraines may result.

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