Surprising benefit of your premenstrual week

/Surprising benefit of your premenstrual week

Surprising benefit of your premenstrual week

My HormonologyThink everything about your premenstrual Week 4 is negative? Not so!

A study reveals that plunging estrogen creates changes in the brain that amp up both anxiety and awareness of your environment, making you better at spotting danger.

While the researchers specifically focused on how fast women see snakes, this can also apply to how quickly you notice other potentially life-threatening problems that suddenly pop up, such as a car veering into your lane, a brawl breaking out in a bar or an open grate on the sidewalk!

By | 2018-08-12T17:26:47+00:00 March 10th, 2013|hormonology tip|0 Comments

About the Author:

Gabrielle Lichterman is the founder of Hormonology, author of 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential and creator of the popular Hormone Horoscope menstrual cycle tracker apps. In 2005, Gabrielle pioneered the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and learn about the many ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior with the publication of her book, 28 Days. She's also a longtime women's health journalist whose articles have been published in major publications around the globe. Gabrielle's new updated and expanded version of 28 Days is due to be published December 2018. You can help get this book published by participating in her fundraiser at

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