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.

illustration of the menstrual cycle hormones and functions during each age in a woman's life

The Menstrual Cycle - Phases, Hormones and Their Functions

In this post, we will cover everything you need to know about your menstrual cycle. Last full review/revision June 2022Content last modified June 2022 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Key points covered: * The menstrual cycle starts with the first day of the period [https://elara.care/female-reproductive-health/first-period-stories/] and ends when the next