Oxytocin - The female hormone messenger of love and connection
Oxytocin is a hormone that plays many roles. The posterior (rear) lobe of the pituitary gland
secretes this powerful hormone that is released when we cuddle, snuggle, or socially bond.
Those warm and fuzzy feelings are heightened when we are in new relationships. This hormone may
be helping you with feelings of increased closeness toward others.
Female hormone oxytocin also releases when a mother is nursing her young. You could say it is the
chemical messenger of bonding. Dr Sara Gottfried calls it the "tend and befriend" hormone. A key
indicator as to why women love to socially bond.
Happy hormones, happy life>
Progesterone has been called "the happy
hormone." Declining levels can affect the positive mood and outlook of any women at any age.
Progesterone is made in the ovaries of women but also, in the adrenal glands.
The female hormone progesterone is known as the happy hormone. Sleep comes more easily when
progesterone levels are adequate.
Your mood is uplifted. For women of childbearing age, progesterone thickens the uterine lining to
support a fetus. Progesterone is a complimentary hormone to its counterpart estrogen and works
alongside testosterone to form the precursors of adrenal hormones.
Your adrenal glands have an outstanding job - to respond to stress by producing cortisol and
neurotransmitters. According to Dr. Sara Gottfried of "The Hormone Cure, a New York Times
Is this thief stealing YOUR progesterone
The Progesterone "STEAL" occurs "if you have a lifestyle that keeps you in high demand for
cortisol, (like when under chronic stress), your body will STEAL your supply of progesterone to
make more cortisol! "
Additionally, according to Dr. Sara - "Your body will make cortisol, "NO MATTER WHAT."
The Scalar Light Female Hormone Support program can help you maintain your supply of youthful,
happy and supportive hormones like progesterone.
Are you feeling Happy?