Hormones

Hormones, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Strength

    Why do you feel more tired on a rest day than after an exhausting workout?

  • A woman holding her back with an exercise injury.
    Strength

    How a weird period cycle can impact your workouts

  • A woman in a sports bra looking at the camera.
    Strength

    All the ways your menstrual cycle impacts your workouts

Latest Stories

A woman lifting a barbell overhead in the gym.
Strength

Why is it easier for some people to build muscle?

Spoiler alert: it's not about the amount of effort you're putting in.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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A woman in black activewear doing downward facing dog on a black yoga mat.
Strength

7 yoga poses for soothing PCOS symptoms

Low-impact exercise can be great for reducing testosterone levels in women with PCOS.

Posted by
Robyn Schaffer
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Gabrielle Union
Celebrity

We need to pay attention to Gabrielle Union’s perimenopause experience

The actor has revealed how her hormonal imbalance led to depression and suicidal ideation.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Gentle exercise, such as a downward dog, can help with bloating.
Workouts

Feeling bloated? These 5 exercises can help

Ease digestive or hormonal bloat with this gentle workout.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Lucy Fry
Published

How to maximise your workout according to your hormones

A personal trainer offers a month-long training plan

Woman doing yoga
Strength

“How yoga helped to ease my PCOS symptoms”

One writer on how the practice helped her manage the debilitating condition.

Posted by
Becky Freeth
Published
Weight training
Strength

Does weight training increase testosterone?

This is how strength training really impacts your hormones.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
What is cortisol?
Strength

Cortisol impacts our hormones – so is yours at the right level?

An endocrinologist explains all you need to know about the hormone responsible for ’fight or flight mode’.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A pile of tampons
Life

Could lockdown be affecting your period?

We asked an expert to explain.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
The Hormone Whisperer: Kay Ali
Life

“I met the hormone whisperer – and my cycle will never be the same again”

Hormone expert and nutritionist Kay Ali tells Stylist why we should think of our hormones like “superpowers”, and how we can use them to our advantage.

Posted by
Jessica Rapana
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Beauty

“I tried Cyclical Living for a month and here's what happened”

Can living in tune to your period sort out your hormonal skin?

Posted by
Chloe Burcham
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Hannah Banks-Walker
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“This serum actually helped to get rid of my spots”

"Instead of gravitating towards feelings of self-pity and inadequacy, I’ll be reaching for this serum instead. #2

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Long Reads

Is our lifestyle responsible for our hormonal imbalances?

Stylist explores how our high-stress, flat-white-fuelled lives are sending our bodies haywire.

Posted by
Alix Walker
Published
Long Reads

Natural Cycles contraception app advert is banned for being misleading

The ASA has ruled that the app’s claim of being a ‘highly accurate contraceptive’ is misleading and exaggerates its effectiveness

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
Life

"Don't tell me my PMS is all in my head - for me it's utterly debilitating"

A female academic has dismissed the symptoms of PMS as a "myth"

Posted by
Annie Ridout
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Life

This smartphone app is as effective as the pill, study confirms

Conclusive evidence that you can ditch hormonal contraceptives, if you so desire

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Taking the pill may increase likelihood of depression

According to a major new study

Posted by
Harriet Hall
Published