hormones

9.25.19

A Testosterone Shortage Is Happening Now. Here's What You Need to Know

“We have been trying to anticipate a potential shortage as much as possible," said Zil Goldstein of Callen-Lorde. "We do have some concerns.”

8.22.19

This Is Why You're So Anxious During PMS

There are lots of things to consider when it comes to stress and your period—including hormones, diet, and mental health in general.

5.1.19

Microdosing Testosterone Can Completely Change Non-Binary Lives

"I knew I was non-binary, but I was afraid to tell my doctor I didn't want to fully transition from female to male. I thought finding an in-between wasn't allowed."

3.20.19

Your DNA Could Affect How Well Your Birth Control Works

New research suggests that people with an uncommon genetic variant break down the hormones in birth control too quickly—which could put them at risk of unintended pregnancy.

1.11.19

Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To

Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.

1.9.19

I Can’t Get Out of Bed Without Masturbating

I’m comatose until I cum. I decided to find out why.

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11.26.18

The Complicated Relationship Between Testosterone and Muscle Growth

It's not the levels of testosterone that men have that matters, but rather how sensitive they are to the hormone.

10.3.18

Not Getting Enough Sleep Makes it a Lot Harder to Get in Shape

Among other things, sleep deprivation has been shown to increase the loss of muscle when you go on a diet.

10.2.18

The Gendering of Emotions Could Be Linked to Rates of Anxiety

30 percent of American women will develop an anxiety disorder over their lifetime compared to 19 percent of men.

9.25.18

Do You Really Need to Take the Pill at the Same Time Every Day?

That depends on which type of birth control you're taking: there are two types of birth control pills and they work a little differently.

9.18.18

There Are Nearly 1,000 Chemicals in Our Food That Have Never Been Tested for Safety

Why the FDA and the EPA aren't set up to protect us from contaminants in the food we eat.

9.13.18

'Terror,' Today's Comic by Nina Vandenbempt

Nina illustrates the hormonal phases most women go through over the span of a month.

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