Dr. Lee reports in his book that, just as in women, men can suffer from the effects of Estrogen Dominance (an unnatural excess of it within ones body). Estrogen excess results from an over- abundance of estrogen, estrogenic substances and steroidal growth hormones in the food we eat compounded by our exposure to petro-chemicals, solvents, pesticides and toxins in our modern environment.
A growing library of research connects estrogen dominance as a factor leading to increases of both prostate and breast cancers. Recent clinical research has suggested that natural progesterone can counteract the toxic effects of estrogen dominance.
But that is just the beginning. . .
Dr. Lees male patients who used natural progesterone supplementation experienced enhanced libido (sex drive) and that sufficient balances can improve a man overall well being and sexual performance.
Do Men produce progesterone naturally?
Yes, Dr. Lees studies show that in healthy men progesterone is manufactured in the adrenal and testes glands. Adequate levels of progesterone are an integral part in maintaining a healthy prostate. Two noted progesterone researchers, Dr. B. Formby and TS.Wiley, recently published the results of their medical research explaining the important role of natural progesterone in promoting good health and well being for men.
Research also shows natural progesterone increases apoptosis - referred to as "the key to staying young.