Infos — period hormones & sleep RSS


It’s a known fact that periods affect every menstruator differently and can equally be affected by other additional external factors like stressors or circumstances. Sleeping is one of the most important things our bodies do every day, so when your sleep is disturbed this can affect your whole body, mentally and physically. 7/10 menstruators experience a change in their sleep patterns through their menstrual cycle, especially difficulty sleeping in the 3-6 days before their period begins. This is unfortunately inevitable due to the changes your body is going through at this point in your cycle. Four hormones are the cause of this process, oestrogen, follicle stimulating hormone, progesterone and luteinizing hormone. Each of their levels drop just before the start...

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