Hormones Change Appetite, Body Image Throughout the Menstrual Cycle

Study shows increased progesterone levels exacerbate body image issues right before menstruation.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Aug 16, 2019
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.