Cycle & Hormones

The menstrual cycle and hormones play an important role in women’s health. Hormones are commonly associated to menstruation, pregnancy and menopause, however, female hormones impact women’s bone health, cognitive health, nutrient absorptions, strength and much much more. Learn how your hormones change throughout your menstrual cycle and the effects they have on your body and mind.

What are the main female sex hormones?

The main female sex hormones are oestrogen and progesterone which are primarily produced in the ovaries and adrenal glands.

What is the importance of hormones?

Hormones are in charge of regulating a lot of what our body does on a daily basis. They regulate growth, sex drive, sexual development, reproduction, sexual function, metabolism, and thirst among other things.

How do hormones affect women?

Hormone imbalance can cause Bloating, fatigue, irritability, hair loss, palpitations, mood swings, problems with blood sugar, trouble concentrating, infertility, and so on. Some of the major hormones that control us are Cortisol, Ghrelin, and Melatonin

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