19 Facts About Ovulation That May Surprise You
Did you know that women's ears become more symmetrical when they ovulate? It's true!
Ovulation is the process by which a woman's body produces and releases an egg to be fertilized by a sperm cell, leading to reproduction.
Women are born already bearing the total number of eggs that they will ever have in their lifetime.
Oral contraception works by preventing or disrupting the processes of ovulation and fertilization.
An egg lives for only four to twelve hours once it has been released, waiting to be fertilized.
There are a few different ways you can tell you're ovulating. For starters, you can look at a calendar.
Or you can read your cervical fluid.
And sometimes you can feel it happening.
It is widely accepted that women have what is called hidden estrus, or concealed ovulation.
But there are ways you can tell. Ovulation changes a lot about a woman's behavior, from what she wears to the types of men she's attracted to.
For example, women's voices get higher when they ovulate.
They put more effort into looking attractive.
And they wear more revealing clothing.
Their walks are also sexier.
Ovulating women are attracted to more "masculine" men.
Women are also more attracted to symmetry, and they become more symmetrical themselves.
The sense of smell is heightened during ovulation.
And men can smell them too! They're more attracted to fertile women — and can smell when they're ovulating.
This could be a reason why strippers may earn more money than usual.
Women are more likely to cheat on their mates when they are most fertile.
In short, ovulation is a week of your body secretly trying to get you pregnant.
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