Unlocking the Golden Week of Menstrual Weight Loss: Shedding 2 Kilos Extra! Understanding Menstrual Cycles for Effective Weight Management
Before menstruation, the secretion of estrogen and luteinising hormone (LH) increases, both of which cause body fat to rise. Luteinising hormone also increases the secretion of aldosterone, whose main function is to retain sodium in the body. As a result, water is easily retained in the body, causing water retention and edema.