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Estrogen is the most famous female hormone, though men have some too. This hormone is responsible for breast formation, forms the lining of the uterus, and regulates the menstrual cycle. Too little estrogen can cause numerous problems for women, and unless they know that the symptoms they are experiencing could be related to an estrogen deficiency they [...]
First thing a woman should consider is lactation because during the first month of breast-feeding, women should avoid using any hormonal contraceptive that contains estrogen because the estrogen could reduce milk supply.
When a woman decides to try to conceive a baby, there are many things she will be curious about. Because some women will need to be diligent about fertility and will not have an easy time getting pregnant, one of the factors she may be interested in knowing about is basal body temperature. During the [...]
The look and feeling of a woman’s cervical mucus can tell a great deal about her body and is something to be paid attention too. For women trying to conceive naturally, basal body temperature charting and monitoring of natural body signs can be indicative of a woman’s most fertile period of the month and can [...]
Basal body temperature, hormones and monthly phases of menstrual cycle are closely connected. During the menstrual cycle two hormones take dominance: estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen helps ovaries to produce eggs, and estrogen is dominant during the first half of the cycle – in the cycle before ovulation happens (during follicular phase). After the ovulation, during [...]