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New study proves it: Women using non-hormonal birth control experience a bigger midcycle happiness surge than hormone birth control users

By | April 16th, 2017|Categories: contraception, estrogen, hormone research, hormonology tip|

Trying to decide which birth control option to use can be complicated. You want something that’s reliable, of course, but that’s also easy to use, has minimal negative side effects and fits with your [...]

Stand up and step away from the tweezers: The days in your monthly cycle that are best (and worst) for beauty enhancements

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: hormonology guide, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4|

Ever stand in front of the bathroom mirror and decide you’re going to change the shape of your eyebrows, use a different color eyeshadow, try a new facial serum or do something else to [...]

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You can satisfy premenstrual salt cravings–without bloat or blood pressure worries–with oregano, study shows

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: food, health, hormonology tip, Week 3, Week 4|

Noticed you’re eating more salt-covered pretzels or corn chips or shaking more table salt onto your foods in Week 3 and Week 4 of your cycle (the day after ovulation through the day before [...]

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New research: To conquer a fear, try exposing yourself to what’s scaring you during Week 2 of your monthly cycle

By | April 1st, 2017|Categories: hormone research, hormonology tip, Week 2|

I admit it: I am deathly afraid of snakes. Which does not make living in Florida–which I did not know was one of the snake capitals of the world before moving here from snake-free [...]

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Reader question: “Is it normal to want to get pregnant in the middle of my cycle every month?”

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: hormonology tip, ovulation, pregnancy, reader question, Week 2|

Ever get “baby fever”–a sudden and intense desire to get pregnant? A Hormonology reader wrote to me, telling me she’s getting hit with baby fever like clockwork every cycle. She writes: “I get the [...]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How lucky you feel changes depending on which week you’re on in your monthly cycle

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: holidays, hormonology guide, hormonology tip, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4|

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Whether or not you’ve got Irish ancestry, you may hope that a bit of the “luck o’ the Irish” shines on you today. But, truth is, your feelings of luck can change [...]

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When premenstrual food cravings and appetite just won’t stop: The Nutrition Twins share 5 easy tips

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: diet, food, health, hormonology tip, natural remedies, pms, reader question, Week 3, Week 4|

I received an email from a Hormonology reader who’s bothered by premenstrual food cravings and an unending appetite. She writes: “A few days before I get my period, I suffer from extreme food cravings. [...]

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Insomnia keeping you up at night? How to tell if it’s a sleep disorder or a normal (though frustrating) part of your cycle

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: health, hormonology tip, sleep, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4|

A friend of mine recently underwent overnight testing designed to uncover if she has a sleep disorder. Her problem is pretty persistent, causing her insomnia and restless sleep night after night for months on end. So, it [...]

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Hormonology Blog

New study proves it: Women using non-hormonal birth control experience a bigger midcycle happiness surge than hormone birth control users

By | April 16th, 2017|Categories: contraception, estrogen, hormone research, hormonology tip|

Trying to decide which birth control option to use can be complicated. You want something that’s reliable, of course, but that’s also easy to use, has minimal negative side effects and fits with your [...]

Stand up and step away from the tweezers: The days in your monthly cycle that are best (and worst) for beauty enhancements

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: hormonology guide, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4|

Ever stand in front of the bathroom mirror and decide you’re going to change the shape of your eyebrows, use a different color eyeshadow, try a new facial serum or do something else to [...]

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You can satisfy premenstrual salt cravings–without bloat or blood pressure worries–with oregano, study shows

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: food, health, hormonology tip, Week 3, Week 4|

Noticed you’re eating more salt-covered pretzels or corn chips or shaking more table salt onto your foods in Week 3 and Week 4 of your cycle (the day after ovulation through the day before [...]

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New research: To conquer a fear, try exposing yourself to what’s scaring you during Week 2 of your monthly cycle

By | April 1st, 2017|Categories: hormone research, hormonology tip, Week 2|

I admit it: I am deathly afraid of snakes. Which does not make living in Florida–which I did not know was one of the snake capitals of the world before moving here from snake-free [...]

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Reader question: “Is it normal to want to get pregnant in the middle of my cycle every month?”

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: hormonology tip, ovulation, pregnancy, reader question, Week 2|

Ever get “baby fever”–a sudden and intense desire to get pregnant? A Hormonology reader wrote to me, telling me she’s getting hit with baby fever like clockwork every cycle. She writes: “I get the [...]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How lucky you feel changes depending on which week you’re on in your monthly cycle

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: holidays, hormonology guide, hormonology tip, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4|

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Whether or not you’ve got Irish ancestry, you may hope that a bit of the “luck o’ the Irish” shines on you today. But, truth is, your feelings of luck can change [...]

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When premenstrual food cravings and appetite just won’t stop: The Nutrition Twins share 5 easy tips

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: diet, food, health, hormonology tip, natural remedies, pms, reader question, Week 3, Week 4|

I received an email from a Hormonology reader who’s bothered by premenstrual food cravings and an unending appetite. She writes: “A few days before I get my period, I suffer from extreme food cravings. [...]

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Insomnia keeping you up at night? How to tell if it’s a sleep disorder or a normal (though frustrating) part of your cycle

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: health, hormonology tip, sleep, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4|

A friend of mine recently underwent overnight testing designed to uncover if she has a sleep disorder. Her problem is pretty persistent, causing her insomnia and restless sleep night after night for months on end. So, it [...]

Comments Off on Insomnia keeping you up at night? How to tell if it’s a sleep disorder or a normal (though frustrating) part of your cycle
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