Hormone Horoscope for Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Which week are you on in your monthly cycle? CLICK a week below to read your Hormone Horoscope:
> WEEK ONE: Day 1 (first day of period) to Day 7
Estrogen rises: As estrogen rises in your Week 1 and Week 2, you tend to get more curious about people and the world around you. As a result you may notice you're asking people more probing or follow-up questions that elicit more detail, you may be reading or listening to more news stories and/or you may be seeking out ways to gather more information, for instance, by attending a webinar, visiting an art gallery or taking a class.
> WEEK TWO: Day 8 to Day 14 or ovulation (how to tell if you're ovulating)
Estrogen and testosterone rise till they peak: You may impress yourself with your ability to catch a falling dish before it smashes on the ground, dodge a muddy splash from a passing car or make another fast move to avoid disaster. Credit for your quick maneuvers goes to high estrogen, which makes you react faster and with more accuracy. This also makes it a perfect time to challenge someone to a video game or a sports match-up since these skills make you more likely to win.
> WEEK THREE: Begins day after ovulation and lasts 8 days
Progesterone rises; estrogen and testosterone drop for half the week, then estrogen rises again: Careful, Week 3 gal: This is the phase of your cycle when doubts about your appearance or skills can start to creep in. That's because lower levels of estrogen and testosterone are taking away the super-confidence you had in your Week 2 while rising progesterone can make you feel bloaty and mentally foggy. If you start to experience self-doubts, just remember that any physical or mental changes are likely noticeable only by you and that others still see you as the radiant, capable woman you've always been.
> WEEK FOUR: Final 6 days of your cycle (Day 23 to 28 in a 28-day cycle)
Estrogen and progesterone plunge: Keep a close eye on your keys, phone, lunch and other important items today. There's a good chance you could misplace them as plunging estrogen fogs up your brain a bit and puts a damper on your short-term memory.

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