Women: How Hormones Affect Your Body

Women: How Hormones Affect Your Body Psychologists and neuroscientists believe that depression commonly affects women experiencing menopause due to hormonal fluctuations interacting with life events arising at that period in a woman’s life. Dramatic reductions in the amount of estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone within a woman’s endocrine system promote feelings of sadness, insecurity and anxiety.1,2…