All about your period hormones

All about your period hormones

Being a woman is hard. We have to deal with all those pesky period hormones that change how we feel (both physically and mentally) during our menstrual cycle.  

Contrary to popular belief, our period doesn’t just involve our monthly friend. It is a continuous cycle that starts from the first day of one period, to the first day of the next period. That’s right, we are always having to fight against our bodies to balance out our hormones. 

A menstrual cycle has four phases: The menses phase when we are actively menstruating, the follicular phase when our oestrogen levels rise, the ovulation phase where our luteinizing hormone (LH) levels rise to release an egg, and the luteal phase where our progesterone levels rise to prepare for fertilisation. (Are you keeping up so far??)  

All of these changes in hormones can cause mood changes, headaches, food cravings, bloating, breast tenderness, and many other symptoms. 

One of the key ways to help alleviate some of these hormone changing symptoms is by making sure your periods are super comfortable!  

Reusable period products, such as a menstrual cup or period underwear, are much more comfortable than standard disposable pads and tampons. No more worrying about that irritating feeling from using a one-time use pad. No more uncomfortable dryness in your vagina from the tampons absorbing not just your menstrual fluid but your natural vaginal lubricants as well.  

Using a MyCup menstrual cup and your favourite pair of Love Luna period underwear will give you the most comfortable period you’ve ever had. 

There is so much to keep in mind each month, let MyCup take care of the menstrual flow part, the moods, and food cravings.... we will leave up to you, your favourite chocolate, and hot baths! 


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