How your stress level varies across your cycle

My Hormonology

How your stress level varies across your cycle

 

Notice you get more stressed out on some days than others? It’s not your imagination. Hormone fluctuations can make you more prone to tension during certain points in your cycle.

Here’s a Hormonology Cheat Sheet that shows you when you’re most vulnerable to stress. And I’ve included study-backed ways to ease it in the moment and prevent it from spiking in the first place.

My Hormonology

 

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