Sex and Estrogen
At the end of the last month’s article, I discussed the interaction between opposites: male and female, light and dark, etc. Here, I will continue down that road by observing how hormonal balance affects the reproductive system in women – specifically sex hormones.
Every day, more than 200 hormones are produced in a woman’s body. Just as diet affects our mental and physical health, each of these hormones influences specific functions in our bodies. Hormone levels also fluctuate throughout the day. The most commonly known hormones are sex hormones: testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone.
Because hormones have staggering effects on the body, there are still several hormones that scientists do not completely understand. Estrogen is the most researched female hormone. It is produced in the ovaries and circulates throughout the body via the bloodstream.