HormonesWomen naturally experience several periods of hormonal imbalance throughout their lifetime, including during:
- Pregnancy, childbirth, and breast-feeding
- Perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause
Tracking your mood, medication and symptoms is furthermore a critical tool for managing depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.
What is a Hormone?Hormones are chemical signals - a kind of chemical messenger - that send messages around different parts of the body. Hormones are released into the blood, which means that one can measure the hormone levels in the body via a blood test.
There are several types of hormones that have different effects and are produced in several different organs in the body.
What kind of hormones are there?
- Growth hormone
- Oxytocin Oxytocin
- Thyroidea hormon
Where are they made?Several of the body's organs produce hormones:
- The Pituitary gland
- Thyroid gland
- Testicles in men
- The ovaries of women
Start your hormonal cycle log
Start tracking your mood, hormonal symptoms, sleep, weight and medication consumption to see a patternStart here
You can track your mood every day, in order to help identify patterns in how your mood varies. Get a full overview of your mood swings
Track your hormonal symptoms like Hot flash, Headache and Unrest. You may record as many symptoms as needed, and post to your symptom journal quickly
Tracking your sleep patterns may help you discover what's keeping you awake - or waking you - at night. Get an overview of your sleep enhancement progress
To track your menstrual cycle, you will be able to see how your hormonal balance affects your periods. This will help you if you want to improve your fertility
Keeping an eye on your weight is important as it might be a sign of hormonal imbalance. When your hormones fluctuate, so does your weight. Estrogen levels affect your weight, particularly around menopause.
The body regulates the hormone levels in the body and it can be influenced by factors such as medication consumption. Medication affects your hormonal balance in many ways, and might be usefull to keep track on.