Suspicions may rise in Week 2!

/Suspicions may rise in Week 2!

Suspicions may rise in Week 2!

My HormonologyUsually have trust in others? You may become less trusting or doubt folks’ intentions during Week 2 of your cycle (which starts 8 days after the first day of your period) due to high testosterone, according to a study out of the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Though testosterone is widely known for boosting aggression, researcher Jack van Honk, Ph.D. explains it’s a hormone that also prompts us to become more dominant and want to rise higher in our social rank. To that end, testosterone may make us more watchful and wary of others and better prepared to defend our resources and status.

By | 2018-08-12T17:32:07+00:00 February 12th, 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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