Sometimes we feel like it and sometimes we just don’t: have you ever wondered why your sex drive changes throughout the month? Sure, many different factors like stress, moods, relationship status, or exercise can affect your libido. But hormones related to your menstrual cycle also play a big role in how you feel about sex!
Depending on which phase of our menstrual cycle we’re in, sex can feel more or less pleasurable or even be experienced differently. However, it’s important to note that everyone’s body is different and that there is no such thing as a “normal” sex drive.
Tracking your menstrual cycle, however, can give you an insight to better understand your body’s changes, desires and patterns.
In this article, we’ll explore how your sex hormones and menstrual cycle can affect your sex drive.
But first, let us explain some of the hormones in your body.