Hochwald, Lambeth
March 2010
Real Simple;Mar2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p119
The article offers information on how hormones impact the different stages of a person's life. It states that an increase in estradiol around 10 days after the menstrual cycle causes a happy mood, while an increase in progesterone in the cycle's second half make a woman feel irritable. According to Erika Schwartz, an internist and hormone specialist, a decline of progesterone can make a person start to walk in the middle of the night or might have difficulty to fall asleep.


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