Instant stress-buster

/Instant stress-buster

Instant stress-buster

friendsInvite pals over to chat, watch a movie, play a game, munch pizza or do another activity that helps you bond. It’s not just fun—feeling an emotional connection with girlfriends melts worry and tension fast by raising your body’s level of progesterone, a hormone that induces a relaxed state, University of Michigan researchers found. In their study, pairs of women who were asked to participate in emotionally-bonding activities together had higher levels of progesterone in their blood than female pairs who were asked to do a dull non-emotional task, like filing papers.

 

By | 2014-08-26T09:26:12+00:00 February 27th, 2010|hormone research, natural remedies|0 Comments

About the Author:

Gabrielle Lichterman, founder of Hormonology® and a longtime women’s health journalist, pioneered 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 movement was launched in 2005 with Gabrielle's 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 free Hormone Horoscope® app, eBooks, infographics, videos and tips--to share vital information about hormones.

Leave A Comment