File this one in the strange-but-true category: When you and your partner are ready to try for a baby, your guy’s testosterone level rises when you’re ovulating, reveals a study in the journal Hormones and Behavior. Researchers theorize it’s to help boost virility, upping your chance of conception. But, if you and he are not trying to have a child, his testosterone level doesn’t experience this fertility-aiding surge! Interesting, right?
Trying to conceive? Your guy’s body knows!
Gabrielle Lichterman, founder of Hormonology® and a longtime women’s health journalist, is leading the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and know more about all the ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior. This is a movement that was launched in 2005 with her groundbreaking book, 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential, and her creation of Hormonology®. She offers a variety of tools--including her popular Hormone Horoscope® Apps, free eBooks, infographic "cheat sheets", videos and tips--to share vital information about hormones.