Do my hormones affect my mental health?
Yes! Progesterone is an ANTI-ANXIETY hormone. It has a calming effect on our brain and enhances our mood. It stimulates the brain's GABA receptors, these are the "feel-good, calming" neurotransmitters. Progesterone is highest in women 7 days before the onset of menses, this is when we do your progesterone blood test. When progesterone is at [...]