Surprising mood booster: male sweat

/Surprising mood booster: male sweat

Surprising mood booster: male sweat

mansweatNeed a quick pick-me-up? Hug your guy or a male buddy. In a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, women who sniffed test bottles containing anonymous male sweat experienced a surge in mood while the moods of women who sniffed placebos remained unchanged. The researchers credit certain compounds present in male sweat that prompt a rise in feel-good hormones in a woman’s body.

 

By | 2014-08-26T09:20:59+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|hormone research, natural remedies|0 Comments

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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.

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