Hormone Tracking — pregnancy

What Are the Signs of Pregnancy?

A lot of women will feel fatigued, sick, sleepy, moody, or have sore breasts early in pregnancy, before they experience the most obvious sign of pregnancy: a missed period. However, many of these signs and symptoms aren't unique to pregnancy.  So, women who want to know whether or not they are pregnant will use an early pregnancy test. A positive result on a pregnancy test is the most reliable sign of pregnancy.                           How soon can you take a pregnancy test? The simple answer is this: you can take a pregnancy test...

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How Progesterone (PDG) Tests Can Help You

The progesterone hormone is produced in your body and measured in blood tests; Pregnanediol (PdG) is the metabolite that comes from metabolized progesterone and is the compound measured in progesterone urine tests.  For a normally fertile women, PdG rises to the detection high level (5 ug/ml) 5 days AFTER ovulation. This timing is opposite to the LH rises before ovulation day. So, the progesterone test is normally used to double-check that ovulation has occurred.   If you have had any of these symptoms,  Progesterone (PDG)  may help you. You . . . haven’t found any positive ovulation test results at...

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